Creating a Project Schedule and Budget (KLplus CPE Course)

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As a project manager, once your project scope has been clearly defined, it's time to estimate and plan. Drawing on information from the initiation phase, you must now determine how much time and money will be required to meet objectives and complete the project.

In this course, you will learn how to develop the project schedule and cost baselines for your project budget, and use them to monitor and measure performance throughout the project.

Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover the subject areas that will be covered in this course
  • Recognize methods for making project cost and time estimates and their appropriate uses
  • Recognize proper terminology used when creating a project network diagram
  • Identify the steps for creating a project schedule
  • Recognize the actions needed to determine a project's budget
  • Identify common milestones and their purpose to a project
  • Recognize how to use project data to assess performance
  • Knowledge Check: Creating and Monitoring Project Baselines

Estimated Course Duration: 24 minutes (0.5 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Business Management and Organization

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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