Project Schedule and Cost Management

MGMT X 444.2

Apply the balancing trade-offs between scope, time, and cost as major duties for successful and cost-efficient project completion with high-quality deliverables meeting or exceeding timeline and budgetary targets. Learn to optimize your schedules and evaluate the compliance of actual work to the set project baselines using earned value management techniques.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Classroom
Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Describe project scheduling approaches including critical path, agile emerging practices, hybrid trends, and adaptive methodologies
  • Identify key scheduling components comprising of activities, sequencing and estimating durations using bottom-up and top-down techniques
  • Optimize the schedule of a project considering dependencies and constraints among activities, inserting leads and lags and applying crashing, smoothing, and resource leveling practices
  • Prepare project-funding from the scope and schedule baselines using cost estimation techniques and performing budget formation with contingency reserves to preserve overall budget
  • Utilize the Earned Value Management principles to track actual costs incurred on the project, and compare budget performance expectations to projections on future work in the project

About this course:

Apply the balancing trade-offs between scope, time, and cost as major duties for successful and cost-efficient project completion with high-quality deliverables meeting or exceeding timeline and budgetary targets. Learn to optimize your schedules and evaluate the compliance of actual work to the set project baselines using earned value management techniques. This course, along with others in the Project Management certificate, contributes to preparing students who are planning to take the PMP® Exam by PMI®.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Kevyn Jones
371611
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Required course in Project Management Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25; early enrollment advised.  Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension DTLA
Instructor: Artin Mgrtichian
371609
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Required course in Project Management Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 7, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 103
Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Bill Hackenberg
371610
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Required course in Project Management Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

Materials required. Internet Access Required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 8, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118
Discussion
Wed Mar 18, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA
Math Sciences 5118

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