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Project Estimating and Control Techniques




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Course level: Undergraduate

To be successful, project managers must analyze alternative project decisions by relying heavily on project estimating and control tools and techniques. This course provides students with the skills required to plan, baseline, monitor, analyze, and evaluate project performance. Students work in groups to analyze program parameters and work situations.




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Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Determine parameters used to develop a project.
  • Compare project estimating methods.

Week 2

  • Estimate resources, cost, and duration of an activity.
  • Develop a project schedule.

Week 3

  • Determine methods to monitor a project's scope, schedule, and costs.
  • Determine methods to control a project's scope, schedule, and costs.

Week 4

  • Demonstrate the use of earned value metrics to explain project performance.
  • Compare traditional and agile project methodology.
  • Analyze project performance in relation to project estimation.

Week 5

  • Develop a project budget.
  • Demonstrate effective practices in project oversight.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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