This book was written for Project Management Professionals who understand how projects are managed and wish to learn how to plan and control projects with or without resources using Primavera Contractor. The book is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and is available in paperback and spiral bound, which lies flat on the desk and is suitable as a training course handout and for learning the software. The book is aimed at: * Project management companies in industries such as building, construction, oil & gas, 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 requiring 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 reference manual hard going. A user guide written for Project Management Professionals who wish to learn how to schedule with or without Resources. The book is packed with screen shots, constructive tips and is available in paperback and A4 spiral bound, which lies flat on the desk and is suitable as a training course handout and for learning the software. The book contains workshops with solutions at the end of each chapter for the reader to practice the skills taught in the chapter. This book is written by an experienced scheduler, who has used the software at the sharp end of projects and is 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. It explains in plain English and in a logical sequence, the steps required to 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.