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Using Microsoft® Project 2010 by Brian Kennemer, Sonia Atchison

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1. Introduction to Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010

This chapter provides a basic understanding of project management terminology, Microsoft Project 2010, and what’s new in this version.

Here’s a common scenario: You’ve been put in charge of some project in your organization. This project requires scheduling, coordinating, and progress tracking. Your office is covered in yellow sticky notes, and you have five different spreadsheets going at once, which each need to be updated manually every time a date changes. Your manager is knocking at your office door, asking for a status report for a meeting she has in 10 minutes, and you’re feeling panicky because you don’t even know where to start to pull together a summary of what’s going ...

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