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Sams Teach Yourself Basecamp in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Lesson 4. Working with Projects

In this lesson, you learn how to create and manage your Basecamp projects.

Defining Projects

Before you set up your first project in Basecamp, you need to define the parameters of this project. If you’re an experienced project manager and are just new to Basecamp, you probably already have a very clear idea about how to structure your projects.

But if you’re new to project management, it might take a bit more effort to divide the work you need to accomplish into manageable projects. As you learned in Lesson 1, a project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result.

For example, if you run a service business, you could set up your clients as companies and create a new Basecamp ...

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