Project Scheduling and Cost Planning

PJM 6025 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Builds on the project schedule to explore cost estimation methods, break-even analysis, and earned value management. Studies effective tools and techniques that can allow project managers to translate specifications to realistic project plans that lead to a resource-loaded schedule and baseline budget. These tools and techniques can be used to minimize bottlenecks and downtime, identify and plan for resource needs, develop contingencies, and manage risk and scope creep. Topics include schedule development, cost estimating, and cost and schedule management through earned value management. A well-thought-out and well-managed schedule is critical to successful project management and is integral to the efficient management of project costs. Offers students an opportunity to learn to manage the project budget, revise cost estimates, and develop confidence levels.

Prerequisites

Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.

 

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 70341
Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 10/28/2017
Instructor Daniel Piche
Schedule Thursday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 02
CRN 70342
Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 10/28/2017
Instructor Mimi Wan
Schedule Wednesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 03
CRN 70343
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 10/28/2017
Instructor James Branden
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 06
CRN 70344
Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor Daniel Piche
Schedule Wednesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 08
CRN 70345
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor James Branden
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 09
CRN 70457
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor Ed Anderson
Schedule Thursday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 10
CRN 70651
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 10/28/2017
Instructor Donald Columbare
Schedule Tuesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 11
CRN 70652
View Syllabus Download
Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor Donald Columbare
Schedule Tuesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Section 3
CRN 70987
Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 10/30/2017 to 12/16/2017
Schedule Tuesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Seattle Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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