Time Management Training: The Art of Cost & Time Estimation


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course The Art of Cost & Time Estimation (Time Management Training) teaches you techniques for intelligent cost & time estimation. You learn to precisely estimate project time & cost requirements so as to facilitate good budget and schedule management. The training includes techniques such as three point estimates, bottom-up estimation, expert judgement, analogous estimation & parametric estimation amongst others.

Course Dates and Pricing


Sep 10 - 10, 2018$650.00Oct 8 - 8, 2018$650.00Nov 5 - 5, 2018$650.00Dec 3 - 3, 2018$650.00

Course Outline

Project Planning WBS

What is the WBS?
The Importance of the WBS
WBS Sections and Components
The Task List and the Deliverables

WBS Scheduling

Time Estimates
Room for Error: About including Buffer Time
The Project Schedule
Using Scheduling Charts
Updating Assumptions and Constraints
Assigning Resources and Responsibility
WBS – An Example

Planning Project Costs

Planning Costs
The Art of Resource Identification
Cost Estimation Methods
Understanding Administrative Costs
Budgeting Smart: Planning with Cost Buffers

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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