Competition for organizational resources and funding requires projects managers to be skilled in efficiently managing and spending money. This course covers the basics of project estimating, budgeting, financial justification, and cost control for projects, including tools, processes, and techniques for managing budgets and leveraging Earned Value Management. Course content follows the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
This class is held online by videoconferencing. It is led by an instructor(s) in real-time as an interactive class experience. To attend and participate fully you will need access to a computer or device with video and a microphone, plus high-speed internet connection. Instructions to access the class will be emailed to you by the instructor or staff member before the class begins. Note: part of this class might be recorded, for the students and instructor to use for review only; recordings will be deleted after the end of the quarter.