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Microsoft Project (Microsoft Office Project)

Microsoft Office Project, also referred to as Microsoft Project, is a suite of tools for more efficient project and portfolio management. Project is used in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services and health care.

The main modules of Microsoft Project include project work and project teams, schedules and finances. Microsoft Project is designed to help users set realistic goals for project teams and customers by creating schedules, distributing resources and managing budgets. 

The Project Guide helps users create projects, track tasks, and report results. The software helps contractors gain control over their resources and finances by simplifying the assignment of resources to tasks and budgets to projects. Microsoft Project also comes with a customizable wizard that walks users through the process of project creation, from assigning their tasks and resources to reporting the final results.

Microsoft Project management software is closely integrated with Microsoft Office suite and also includes a Client Access License (CAL) that allows easy connection with Office Project Server.

This was last updated in April 2015

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