EThis Seminar is focused on scheduling, estimating and cost control. The attendee will have the opportunity to practice WBS, scheduling, estimating and budget creation; furthermore we will use “Earned Value” examples.







Content and objectives of the seminar:


The audience for this seminar is team leaders, and project managers. This is a practice oriented seminar, where theory and practice are combined.


Duration: 2 days (16 hours)

PDUs / Contact hours: 14 

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  • Seminar Objectives
  • Global concepts
  • Basic principles
  • Resource Management and scheduling
  • Resources planning
  • How the organization may affect the estimation
  • Definitions
  • Basic Estimations
  • Estimation rules
  • Different approaches
  • Estimation techniques
  • Costs
  • Assessment
  • Definitions
  • Critical path
  • Scheduling restrictions
  • Scheduling Optimization
  • Schedules
  • The Critical Chain
  • The student syndrome
  • The Parkinson Law
  • Multitasking
  • Schedule Negotiation
  • Resources assignment
  • The Baseline concept
  • Project Control Guidelines
  • The Earned Value Method
  • Deviations/corrective actions
  • Summary and closing


  • Understand the principles of scheduling and estimation doing exercises
  • Understand the relationship between project requirements, WBS, scheduling and el control
  • Applying scheduling techniques to a Case Study
  • Understand the Baseline and control concepts