Project Planning & Scheduling Using Primavera Version 4.1 for IT Project Office and New Product Development

Project Planning & Scheduling Using Primavera Version 4.1 for IT Project Office and New Product Development

eBook - 2005
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This book is may be used for learning Primavera 4.1 - for IT Project Office and New Product Development software as either: a self teach book, or a userguide, or a training manual for a two day training course. The book is aimed at: project management companies in industries such as IT, Banking and Marketing, who wish to run their own software training courses or provide their employees with an alternative text to the vendor supplied user manual; training organizations who require a training manual to run their own training courses; people who wish learn the software but are unable to attend a training course but find the software manual reference manual hard going. A user guide written for Project Management Professionals who wish to learn how to schedule single projects in an established Enterprise environment with or without Resources and Roles. This book is written by an experienced scheduler, who has used the software at the sharp end of projects and not a techo. The book is designed to teach planners and schedulers in any industry how to setup and use the software in a project environment. create and maintain an unresourced and resourced schedule. It tackles some of the more complex aspects of the software that the user manual does not address. It highlights the sources of information and the methods that should be employed to produce a realistic and useful project schedule. It draws on the author's practical experience in using the software in a wide variety of industries. It presents workable solutions to real day to day planning and scheduling problems and contains practical advice on how to set up the software and import data. It includes exercises, a large number of screen dumps, numerous tips and an index. The book may also be used as a reference manual, but with the understanding that it mainly covers the planning and scheduling aspects of the product. The book provides advice on how on how these options may be applied to projects environments and it aims training organisations or companies who wish to conduct their own training may have the book tailored to suit their requirements. and by writing their own exercises. Please contact the author to discuss this service. As a project controls consultant I have used a number of planning and scheduling software packages for the management of a range of project types and sizes. The first books I published were user guides/training manuals for Primavera SureTrak, P3 and Microsoft Project users. These were well received by professional project managers and schedulers, so I decided to turn my attention to Primavera Enterprise. This book follows the same proven layout of my previous books. I trust this book will assist you in understanding how to use the software on your projects.
Publisher: Victoria, Australia : Eastwood Harris Pty. Ltd., c2005 (Norwood, Mass. : [generator])
ISBN: 1921059036
Additional Contributors: Books24x7, Inc


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