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Bonnie teaches Mindavation’s project management and business courses.

Bonnie offers interactive webinar training through Roeder Consulting.

Creating a Schedule with Microsoft Project

Managing a Project with Microsoft Project

Bonnie’s Lynda.com Courses

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Project Management Fundamentals

For newly-minted project managers: Two hours to managing projects effectively. Discover how to more efficiently manage your business projects. Author Bonnie Biafore lays out a set of principles and examines the concepts behind project management, from defining the problem, establishing project objectives, and building a project plan to meeting deadlines, managing team resources, and closing the project. The course also provides tips for reporting on project performance, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance.

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Very explicit, great info, set step by step the process for Project Management Fundamentals. Love it, makes you want to see it again. Love the tone of voice and the way of the author explain the subjects.

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Project 2013 Essential Training

What you need to know about Project 2013 (and more movies than the 2010 course). Follow along with author Bonnie Biafore as she shows you how to better manage your project’s deadlines, tasks, and resources with Microsoft Project 2013. This course covers setting up project files, creating tasks, assigning resources, working with views, and using baseline calculations to track progress. Plus, learn how to report project information and share it with others.

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I have gone through tutorials for MS Project and this was by far much more informative. It took more time, which I believe was well worth it.

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Project 2010 Essential Training

In Project 2010 Essential Training, project management expert Bonnie Biafore shows how individuals and teams can use Microsoft Project to manage any level of project. The course demonstrates setting up projects, adding tasks, assigning resources, fixing scheduling issues, dealing with resource conflicts, and tracking project progress. It also covers the new Project interface, featuring the new Ribbon and Backstage view, and explains how to use new features like user-controlled scheduling, the Timeline, and Team Planner. Exercise files accompany the course.

Managing Small Projects

Learn what to do and not do when you manage smaller projects. Have you wondered how to make your small projects run as smoothly as possible—without building in so many steps that they get cumbersome? In this course, author and project manager Bonnie Biafore shows how a successful small project starts with planning: documenting goals, identifying risks, measuring success, and confirming decision makers. The course also covers organizing your files, estimating time and costs, building a solid team, scheduling work, and getting the project underway. In addition, you’ll explore how to hand out and track assignments, communicate with the team, work through issues, and bring your project to a close.

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Managing Project Schedules

Learn how to proactively manage project schedules. Get the upper hand on your project schedules before they begin and see them through to conclusion, on time and on budget. In this course, PMP-credentialed author Bonnie Biafore teaches you how to proactively manage project schedules. This includes a look at the elements that go into a schedule; how to estimate costs and resources; best ways to negotiate and allocate resources; and how to manage a schedule over time.

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Up and Running with QuickBooks Online

Get up and running with QuickBooks Online so you can manage business finances in the cloud, anywhere you go. Bonnie Biafore shows business managers who are new to QuickBooks and old hands making the leap to the online edition how to pay bills on time, collect the money earned, and run reports to see how the company is performing. Plus, discover how to set up customers, vendors, products, and services; record transactions; reconcile bank statements; and pay sales tax.

Topics include:

  • Choosing a QuickBooks Online Edition
  • Setting up Customers and Vendors
  • Setting up Billable Expenses and Time
  • Paying Bills
  • Creating Invoices
  • Handling Refunds
  • Depositing Payments
  • Setting up Online Banking Accounts
  • Running Reports
  • Automating Recurring Transactions

QuickBooks 2012 Essential Training

QuickBooks basics from setup to recording transactions to reconciling accounts. Let author Bonnie Biafore show you how to use the QuickBooks Pro 2012 accounting software to manage your business’s finances, from creating accounts to organizing customer, vendor, and item records. The course also details core QuickBooks features, including recording bookkeeping transactions, such as bills and invoices, and reconciling accounts and managing company files.

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Very well presented!!! Better than any intuit webinar. Thank you!!! Excellent explanations! Touched on all important topics.

QuickBooks 2010 Essential Training

In QuickBooks Pro 2010 Essential Training, author Bonnie Biafore shows how to most efficiently use this popular business accounting software to manage business finances. The course covers core QuickBooks features that business owners need to know, from recording typical bookkeeping transactions like bills and invoices, to reconciling accounts and managing company files. Exercise files accompany the course.

Up and Running with Basecamp

Manage projects, tasks, and teams with Basecamp, a cloud collaboration tool. In this course, author Bonnie Biafore shows you how to manage projects, teams, and schedules using Basecamp, a popular cloud collaboration tool. Find out how to start a Basecamp account, create new projects, and invite team members to participate. The course also covers handling work with to-do lists, communicating via comments and email, storing files, and working with templates in Basecamp. Project managers will also learn to track activities and progress in to-do lists or the Basecamp calendar.

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