In This Chapter
Understanding the elements of a project
Laying out the project manager’s role
Benefitting from Project 2016
Exploring the software interface
Finding help in Project
Welcome to the world of computerized project management with Microsoft Project. If you’ve never used project management software, you’re entering a brave new world.
Everything you used to do with handwritten to-do lists, word processors, and spreadsheets magically comes together in Project. However, this transition doesn’t come in a moment, and you need a basic understanding of what project management software can do to get you up to speed. If you’ve used previous versions of Project, the overview in this chapter can refresh your memory and ease you into a few of the new Project 2016 features.
Even if you’re a seasoned project manager, this chapter provides the foundation for how to work with Project.
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