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About the 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...

Top reviews


Jan 20, 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.


Oct 23, 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 Morgan H

Mar 5, 2019

The instructor is very helpful in her approach.

By Amit G

Feb 23, 2018

Excellent Course, great delivery. Thx Margaret!

By Gayflorzee J K

Jul 13, 2017

The course is helpful and the teacher is great

By Aditya S

Jun 9, 2017

Very useful. I learned a lot from this course.

By Nikola V

Apr 19, 2017

Great course with a lot of practical elements.

By degny a g f

Sep 28, 2016

i did appreciate a lot this course. well done!


Jul 20, 2020

Its best teaching and very help ful

Thank you!

By Mohammad H

May 29, 2020

It was very useful for refreshing the memory.

By Okpalaoka S Y

Mar 15, 2018

Thank you Margret for this wonderful lecture.

By Ihab " A A T

Jul 12, 2017

It was exiting and very very important for me

By Adebola T

Jul 8, 2017

Awesome program with detailed explanation....

By Mike C

Oct 27, 2016

Excellente course. Very clear and well paced.

By Babalola F O

Feb 6, 2016

Interesting but wide with many terminologies.

By Catherine N

May 31, 2022

i learned a lot on budgeting and scheduling,

By Sohail

Dec 18, 2020

Nice course outline for starter PM knowledge

By Gular N

Dec 12, 2020

This course was little bit difficult for me.


Jul 16, 2020

Love the information will definitely use it.

By Tanaji M

May 5, 2020

Really knowledgeable session..great learning

By Darren R H

May 16, 2016

Simple instruction made it easy to remember.

By Cynthia B

Feb 11, 2021

Thanks - this is shed a lot of light for me

By Anu J

May 15, 2020

This courses and classes are understandable

By Martin l

Jul 29, 2018

This is excellent. A wealth of information.

By Viktoriia S

Jun 23, 2017

Very interesting and useful, great examples

By Moustapha N

Feb 9, 2016

very interesting thank a lot argaret Meloni

By Mitchell C

May 5, 2021

Great course. Good examples in the videos.