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Project Management - Estimating and Scheduling Resources


This course explains estimating and scheduling concepts, provides guidelines for estimating and scheduling, and describes the advantage of project management tools such as Microsoft Project.

This lesson is part of our Project Management online training series which contains over 22 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Define estimating
  • List the questions you need to answer to begin estimating a project
  • Explain the importance of historical data
  • List the factors to consider when estimating cost
  • List the factors to consider when estimating resources
  • Explain the advantages of scheduling methods such as PERT and CPM
  • Explain how to take advantage of project management software


  • Basics of Scheduling
  • The Definition of Estimating
  • Assumptions When Estimating
  • Estimating Methods
  • Resource Estimates
  • Basics of Budgeting
  • Approval of Work Plan
  • Project Management Software

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Project Management.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), includes a variety of features and all courses qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

StaffKit is an e-learning leader in providing computer training tutorials and online education. We have satisfied customers in over 75 countries using our online training courses. We have been a leading provider of self-paced web based training for the past 10 years.

Total Courses: 12
Total Time: 22+ hours
Only $59.95
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Total Courses: 220
Total Time: 391+ hours
Only $149.95
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