Microsoft Project Step by Step (covering Project Online Desktop Client)

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April 2022

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Now students can learn Microsoft Project efficiently and painlessly!

  • Quickly start a new plan, build task lists, and assign resources
  • Share plans and track progress
  • Capture and fine-tune work and cost details
  • Use Gantt charts and other views and reports to visualize project schedules
  • Share resources across multiple plans and consolidate projects
  • Master project management best practices while learning Project
  • Look up just the tasks and lessons needed


  • For the first time, includes instructor resources - PowerPoint slides, a testbank, and an Instructor's Manual
  • Fully updated for the most recent versions of Microsoft Project
  • Easy lessons for essential tasks
  • Detailed screenshots
  • Skill-building practice files

New to this Edition

Updated for the Microsoft Project release.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Get started with Microsoft Project

1: Project, project management, and you

2: Take a guided tour


Part 2: Simple scheduling basics

3: Start a new plan

4: Build a task list

5: Set up resources

6: Assign resources to tasks

7: Format and share your plan

8: Track progress: Basic techniques


Part 3: Advanced scheduling techniques

9: Fine-tune task scheduling

10: Fine-tune task details

11: Fine-tune resource and assignment details

12: Fine-tune the Project plan

13: Organize plan details

14: Track progress: Detailed techniques

15: View and report project status


Part 4: In-depth and special subjects

16: Format and print views: In-depth techniques

17: Format reports: In-depth techniques

18: Customize Project

19: Share information with other programs

20: Consolidate projects and resources

21: Use Agile project management with Project


Part 5: Appendixes

A: A short course in project management

B: Develop your project management skills

C: Integration with Microsoft 365 solutions for collaboration

D: Use this book in a classroom




Cindy M. Lewis is a project management consultant and trainer with 4 Pillars of Success, her consultancy business. She helps clients around the world gain business value and is also a sought after speaker who presents on a variety of topics related to project management.


Cindy is a multiyear recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award, with specific expertise in Microsoft Project Online desktop client, Project for the web, and Project Online. She is also a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).


In addition, Cindy is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). She earned her bachelor's degree from WMU in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and her MBA degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.


To stay current with the latest industry developments and explore new ideas, Cindy attends as many professional events and conferences as she can. She is active in several chapters of the PMI and enjoys both sharing her knowledge with the project management community and helping others gain satisfaction in what they do.