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Project Scheduling and Cost Planning Skills Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Project Scheduling and Cost Planning Skills in Project , Procurement and Contracts

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • London
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Madrid
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Munich
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Berlin
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • New York
    18 - 10 - 2020
    22 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Paris
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    25 - 10 - 2020
    29 - 10 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    11 - 10 - 2020
    15 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Rome
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Zurich
    15 - 11 - 2020
    19 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 11 - 2020
    26 - 11 - 2020
  • London
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Madrid
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Munich
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Berlin
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • New York
    1 - 11 - 2020
    5 - 11 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Bali
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Singapore
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Washington
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Dubai
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Paris
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    8 - 11 - 2020
    12 - 11 - 2020
  • London
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Madrid
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Munich
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Berlin
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • New York
    20 - 12 - 2020
    24 - 12 - 2020
  • Dubai
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Paris
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 12 - 2020
    31 - 12 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Bali
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Singapore
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Washington
    13 - 12 - 2020
    17 - 12 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Rome
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020
  • Zurich
    6 - 12 - 2020
    10 - 12 - 2020

Introduction

This course focuses on how to deliver reliable estimates that can result in significant savings later in the project life. To develop reliable cost and schedule estimates is one of the critical management skills and is addressed in this course.

Every project needs good estimates during the design and early conceptual stages of a proposed project, and if they are not delivered it is one of the reasons for project failure. The decision to proceed with a project is often based almost exclusively on early conceptual estimates, and these estimates provide the basis for the cash flow projections and schedule forecasts during the project feasibility.

This course will feature:

  • Gaining knowledge of techniques used in project estimating, from the conceptual stage to the final detailed estimate
  • Understanding the different types of estimates used to accurately and progressively estimate project costs and schedule
  • Identifying risk sources and minimize their impact and learn how to sustain project momentum
  • Developing effective performance monitoring and control systems
  • An integrated approach to scope, time, resources and cost management into a dynamic and manageable model

Objectives

  • Maintain continuous project performance and delivery control
  • Accurately estimate and allocate project costs and resources
  • Measure, forecast and control project performance by employing earned value techniques
  • Manage and mitigate schedule, cost, scope, and resource risks associated with the project
  • Develop a project recovery plan for budget and schedule overruns

Content

Day One

Project Estimating Basics

  • Basic Project Management definitions
  • Triple Constraints – Time, Cost, Scope
  • Project Selection Methods
  • Defining the Project Scope
  • Cost & Schedule Estimation, cost Budgeting & Control
  • Project Schedule Planning and Critical Path Method

Day Two

Developing Project Budget & Schedule Control

  • Project management inputs to cost budgeting
  • Resource Requirements
  • Direct & Indirect Project Costs
  • Planning and Scheduling Limited Resources
  • Options for Accelerating the Schedule
  • Crashing the Schedule - How?

Day Three

Managing the Risk

  • Risk Identification, Analysis & Management
  • Contingency Reserve
  • PERT, Probability and Standard Deviation Formulae
  • Network Activity Risk Profiles
  • Application: Estimating Project Duration
  • Project Risk Strategies

Day Four

Measuring Project Performance

  • Balanced Project Schedule without Buffers (Finish-Start) and Inserting Buffers
  • Comparison of Unbalanced with Balanced Schedules
  • Measuring Planned Progress on Schedule
  • Risk distribution in contracting
  • Actual Progress and Work Conditions
  • Managing Variable Conditions

Day Five

Managing and Recovering Project Estimates

  • Schedule Variances & Cost Variances
  • Progress Control Charts - Trend Analysis
  • Schedule and Cost Variance Forecasting
  • Schedule and Cost Recovery Analysis
  • Schedule and Cost Recovery Plan
  • Project Recovery Baselines and Controls

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