Planning Using Primavera SureTrak Project Manager® Version 3.0 - Revised 2006
Spiral: 238 pages
Publisher: Eastwood Harris
Trim size: 300 x 210 mm
A user guide written for project managers and planners in any industry including Building, Construction, Oil & Gas and Software Development. This book is a complete rewrite of the 2004 book and not just an update. It includes more student workshops, many new pages of text and covers more software functions. It is designed to teach planners and schedulers how setup and use the software in a project environment and this version explains in more detail about how to plan and control projects with the software. It is aimed at any industry such as building, construction, oil & gas, software development, government and defence.
The book is aimed at project management companies who wish to run their own software training courses or provide their employees with an alternative text to the user manual, as well as training organizations who require a training manual to run their own training courses, and for people who wish learn the software however are unable to attend a formal training course.
This book explains in plain English and in a logical sequence the steps required to create and maintain a schedule. It highlights the sources of information and methods that should be employed to produce a realistic and useful project schedule and draws on the author's practical experience in using SureTrak 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 student workshops, a large number of screen dumps, numerous tips and an index.
This publication is ideal for a person who would like to quickly gain an understanding of how the software operates and explains how the software differs from Microsoft Project and P3 thus making it ideal for people who wish to convert from other products. The book was written so it may be used as a self teach book, or a user guide/reference book, or as a handout for a two-day training course.
About the Author
Paul Harris holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering obtained in the UK and is a Certified Cost Engineer through AACEI International, a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner and Approved PRINCE2 Trainer. He has worked in the project controls industry for a number of years and has assisted many companies in a range of industries to set up and run project controls systems. His Melbourne, Australia based company, Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd, offers project controls consulting and training services with a strong focus on Microsoft Project and Primavera software.