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Budgeting and Scheduling Projects

This course is a part of Introduction to Project Management Principles and Practices, a 4-course Specialization series from Coursera.

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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Rating 4.7 based on 465 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Apr 22 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $69
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Leadership And Management

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budgeting and scheduling in 26 reviews

Doing this course 'Budgeting and Scheduling projects' gives learners, a practical approach to Project management based on PMBOK methodology.

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Excellent primer on project budgeting and scheduling.

Good depth over the different strategies for budgeting and scheduling projects.

project management in 21 reviews

The class material and presentation is excellent, and will definitely teach you a bit about project management.

A great, practical course for beginners in project management.

really good course Awesome one Excellent practical advice given in the tutorials and videos that will help you avoid some of the common pitfalls of project management and make you look a true project management professional.

It is a well thought and well understood that really threw more light into all the areas seems so difficult in my earlier earned master degree in Project management.

Vital part of the Project Management course, gained wealth of knowledge in this regard.

There has never been an available option of downloading the lessons of the Introduction to Project Management in a PowePoint/PDF document.Printing these lessons page by page takes a lot of time and moreover is a terrible waste of paper and trees!!!

Grate not only for beginners thank you so much, I have learn so much 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.

good course in project management field Wish they gave more clear information on the calcuations.

scheduling projects in 14 reviews

learn a lot about scheduling projects i liked that Excellent course that doesn't take too much time out of my busy schedule, but gave me food for thought.

The "Budgeting and Scheduling Projects" course was very useful, with lots of hands-on examples and valuable real life experience based expert tips.

Helpful course to get a good understanding of budgeting and scheduling projects.

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Great course Doing this course 'Budgeting and Scheduling projects' gives learners, a practical approach to Project management based on PMBOK methodology.

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it's good course and have a clean & important information for Budgeting and Scheduling Projects This gives a good learning experience and i recommend this course for future project managers Great course.

very interesting in 9 reviews

best when this course is taken while reading the associated PMBOK chapters Very interesting module.

Very interesting !!

Very interesting and practical course.

The PPT is very interesting.

very interesting thank a lot argaret Meloni Great course for those who just started to study project management and for those who want to improve their performance.

Very good Very interesting and insightful course, with practical information on projects scheduling.

Great educational experience informative course, brief, simple I received a lot of insight in relations to Project Management very helpful and practical course,lecturer is very interesting great All information is presented in an accessible form.

easy to understand in 8 reviews

The terminology wasn't too complicated and everything was easy to understand.

Awesome course, very useful and easy to understand!

easy to understand and good explanation.

y The course contents is delivered in a very easy to understand manner.

Great course, lots of knowledge Excellent course, well presented and easy to understand and follow!

The instructor is increadibly engaging and cheerful making even the most hard things easy to understand.

The case study scenarios were also apt, though 1 more for each model will be useful Excellent, Attractive Easy to understanding follow.

the videos also made me easy to understand, with added graphic and artificial visual.

so much in 8 reviews

Thank you so much to my instructors for instructing Ana Pelayo.

Thank you so much.

Would like to have been able to easily access slides in a pdf format since there was so much info on each.

I've learned so much from this course that I feel that my career is going to take a turn for the b Excellent course Instructor is not clear and too fast!

Very good introduction for persons interested in learning m Good Work the course is really interesting read materials are quite good Although I knew some of the information, when I see it here it makes so much easier to conceive a project :).Thanks I especially appreciated the detailed look at the Network diagram!!

Learned so much about budgeting.

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Project Schedulr & Cost Cntrlr $62k

Project/Cost Accountant $63k

Project and Cost Analyst $76k

Project Scheduler & Cost Controller $80k

Senior Project Cost Accountant $89k

Project Scheduler and Cost Controler $94k

Project Cost Accountant Lead 3 $98k

Project Cost Controller Lead $100k

Project Manager/Cost Analyst $112k

Project Cost Control/Analyst $116k

Cost Project Manager $119k

Project Cost Control Manager $123k

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Rating 4.7 based on 465 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Apr 22 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $69
From University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Instructor Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Leadership And Management

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