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Project 2010 Introduction: Part II

Task entry and reports

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Project 2010 is allows individuals, but as well teams to plan, manage and report on a project.
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Project 2010 is allows individuals, but as well teams to plan, manage and report on a project. This ebook is part of a series of two ebooks which teach you how to work with Project 2010. In the first part Project 2010: Learn Microsoft Project you found an introduction to Project 2010 and you started to plan your first project. In this second part you will learn more about task entry and reports in project 2010.

In Project 2010 there is a marked change in the way that Project calculates the tasks. There is now an option that decides whether you may (By default) have automatic or manual scheduling for your tasks. In the chapter about task entry in project 2010 the various methods of task entry are explained. As well you will learn how to enter tasks, link tasks and create summary tasks. Furthermore you will learn how to use the autocorrect feature.

Microsoft Project 2010 has a number of pre-defined reports based on six principal types which can be used directly, and changed as required. Alternatively, completely new reports can be created. The system is picture driven and simple to use. In this chapter you will learn how to create and work with Project 2010 reports. As well you will learn how to print reports.

  1. The Basics
  2. Intro to Microsoft Project
  3. Planning the project
  4. Task entry and linking
  5. Resource management
  6. Implementation and tracking
  7. Printing and reporting

About the Author

Stephen Moffat, The Mouse Training Company

Stephen Moffat has been a teacher in one form or another most of his life.

In 1998 Steve completed his studies and qualified with many training qualifications and started IT training for a little known company in the north of England. Restricted by company politics he quickly went freelance and never looked back. Training Microsoft Applications in the Public and private sector He moved to London and worked for many prestigious firms in the square mile and further afield. Training not only in England but working for international companies based in Europe saw him in several European countries training there.

Writing manuals since the early office versions found him basing his manuals on his classroom and mentoring experience shaping the structure of the manuals he wrote adding many topic hints not found in standard how to manuals.

Fully experienced with all Microsoft Applications Saw his manual writing, expand from the standard Word, Excel and PowerPoint to applications like Project and Visio.