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Budgeting and Scheduling Projects, University of California, Irvine

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About this Course

A good project schedule helps all team members’ work together to meet project objectives. A project budget with realistic cost constraints is also an essential bedrock of any project. In this course you’ll learn to plan and stick to time and cost constraints in order to ensure the success of your projects. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Identify the resource needs of the project 2. Decompose work packages into activities 3. Define what is needed to estimate activity durations 4. Define milestones and create a milestone schedule 5. Determine the critical path and calculate float 6. Describe the purpose of using leads and lags in a project schedule 7. Estimate the quantities and costs of resources required to perform project activities 8. Select one of three common cost estimating techniques to determine a project budget 9. Use a responsibility assignment matrix to assign responsibilities 10. Recognize the components of a project’s quality management plan...

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By LM

Jan 21, 2017

As in the other UCI Extension courses, this one have a good structure and a complete set of information that makes its simple to understand the basics of Schedule and Estimating in project management.

By MF

Oct 24, 2016

I enjoyed this course, the mix of the video presentations and the powerpoints are well done. The instructor does an excellent job. the 'bonus videos' and 'panelist interviews' are very good as well.

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By Burcu Gozluklu

Apr 16, 2019

It was very helpful to see estimation budgeting and scheduling processes.

By David Uzosike

Apr 11, 2019

The topics were broken down and simplified for better understanding. The case study scenarios were also apt, though 1 more for each model will be useful

By Oscar Fernando Bernal Cortés

Apr 06, 2019

Excellent,

By Ahmed Abdelrhman Atta Shady

Apr 01, 2019

Attractive

By Julia Arevalo

Mar 27, 2019

Easy to understanding follow. Lots to take on but very detailed information given.

By Viet Tran

Mar 25, 2019

Great course.

By Akinseye Mojisola Temitope

Mar 15, 2019

The course was highly practical and enlightening. I gained a lot due to the nice delivery.

By Omar Marwan Tabbaa

Mar 13, 2019

Thanks

By Kayla Kuni

Mar 12, 2019

Great course! The terminology was very helpful!

By Shah Md. Safkat Hossain Choudhury

Mar 08, 2019

great help for budgeting and scheduling any project