Project Schedule and Cost Management

MGMT X 444.2

Mastering the art of scheduling and cost management is paramount for project success. This course equips you with the essential skills to meticulously craft project timelines and budgets, while providing insights into tracking project performance for optimal outcomes.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
In Person
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore project scheduling methodologies, encompassing traditional practices like critical path analysis and emerging approaches such as agile methodologies
  • Master the development of project schedules, including defining activities, estimating durations, and identifying interdependencies to ensure project success
  • Apply advanced scheduling optimization techniques, including crashing, fast-tracking, and managing leads and lags, to ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Utilize various cost estimation techniques, such as bottom-up, top-down, and parametric calculations, to formulate comprehensive project budgets
  • Implement Earned Value Management principles to effectively monitor project budget performance, forecast future spending, and mitigate the risk of cost overruns

About this course:

Navigate the intricate balance between scope, time, and cost to ensure timely and cost-effective project delivery. This comprehensive course delves into essential concepts like earned value management, empowering you to effectively track schedule and cost performance, and optimize project outcomes. Learn practical strategies for schedule management, including tracking schedules with tools such as Smartsheet, and explore Agile, Adaptive, and Predictive development approaches for enhanced project schedule management tactics. Enhance your ability to create, manage, and adjust project schedules with precision and efficiency. Guided by seasoned instructors with extensive expertise in the field, gain valuable insights and study real-world examples that illuminate best practices in schedule and cost management. Moreover, this course is designed to align with the PMP® Exam curriculum outlined by PMI®, providing you with the necessary 35 Education Credits required to pursue or maintain your PMP® certification, ensuring you are well-equipped to excel in project management.
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Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Artin Mgrtichian
397870
Fee:
$999.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Mar. 31

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from February 05, 2024 to April 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: Process Groups: A Practice Guide by Project Management Institute PMI
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 119A
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This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Kevyn Jones
397178
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Mar. 31

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from February 05, 2024 to April 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to access course materials.
Book: Process Groups: A Practice Guide by Project Management Institute PMI
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Tony Swaim
397179
Fee:
$999.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Mar. 31

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from February 05, 2024 to April 07, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to access course materials.
Book: Process Groups: A Practice Guide by Project Management Institute PMI

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Artin Mgrtichian
398481
Fee:
$1,050.00
In Personformat icon
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Jun. 23

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from April 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: Process Groups: A Practice Guide by Project Management Institute PMI
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 17, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 7, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 14, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 21, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Aug 28, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Lecture
Wed Sep 4, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Tony Swaim
398483
Fee:
$1,050.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: Jun. 23

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from April 29, 2024 to June 30, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to access course materials.
Book: Process Groups: A Practice Guide by Project Management Institute PMI

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