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NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT PROJECT 2010 takes a critical-thinking, problem-solving approach to teaching Microsoft's project management software. Case-based tutorials ask students to combine project management concepts with technology skills to complete realistic assignments. Students will leave your course fully prepared to transfer their skills to complete projects successfully outside of the classroom and to thrive in professional careers.
- Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
- ProSkills Boxes tie Project 2010 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
- ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
- Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.
- Designed for an introductory project management course, this text provides instruction on launching a project, tracking progress, sharing information, and closing a project. Students will be prepared to transfer their skills to other courses, the workplace, and future projects.
- Covering the new features of the Microsoft Project 2010 software, students learn to effectively plan, execute, and collaborate on projects, enabling them to master the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.
- A case-scenario that runs through all of the tutorials brings students through a project in its entirety. By the end of the case, students will have worked through all phases of the software and have the knowhow to successfully manage future projects.
2. Creating a Project Schedule
3. Communicating Project Information
4. Assigning Resources and Costs
5. Tracking Progress and Closing the Project
6. Sharing Project Information
Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.
Instructor's Resource CD-ROM
Instructor Resources help you make the most of your course with teaching aids and information on using the text. Key Features include: Annotated Solution Files and Rubrics assist you in quick and consistent grading. Additional Case Problems provide extra end-of-tutorial assignments to determine comprehension and retention. Data Files show you what students will be working on; Solution Files show you the answers to the data file activities and allow you to gauge comprehension. Internet Assignments provide extra practice and encourage students to use the Internet to complete assignments, creating realistic applicability to the work. QuickCheck Answers provide a simple self-test for students before moving to the next session. ExamView testbanks with true/false, modified true/false, multiple choice, completion, matching, case-based critical thinking, and essay question types help students gain confidence through more practice. Instructor’s Manual summarizes the tutorial sections, figures, boxed elements, and contains teacher tips, and classroom/lab activities. The manual provides all of the resources you need to teach your course with efficiency while giving you tips on how to engage your students. Customizable PPT Lecture Presentations outline key concepts and terms from each tutorial, saving you time in preparation for class. Additional Projects provide extra practice to ensure students understand the material prior to exams. Customizable Sample Syllabi outline policies, assignments, exams, and other course information to help you set up your course with ease. Key Terms and Definitions are provided as a convenient reference.