Program Management Training

Scheduling and Cost Control


Individual contributor (specialist – expert) and select front line leaders

  • Digital/E-learning
  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Scheduling and Cost Control provides participants with the theory, techniques, and tools for scheduling and controlling project activities. Participants learn a sound, logical framework for estimating, forecasting, budgeting, monitoring, controlling, analyzing, and reporting costs and interpreting the meaning of earned value data. A realistic case study throughout the course gives participants hands-on practice.

Learning objectives

  • Use the work breakdown structure to develop a network diagram. 
  • Calculate schedules using PERT/CPM. 
  • Identify, assign, and tabulate resource requirements. 
  • Predict costs and work time using specific levels and estimate types. 
  • Plan for contingencies and anticipate variations. 
  • Predict future project performance based on historical data. 
  • Monitor changes and close out projects on time.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Action oriented
  • Collaborates
  • Directs work
  • Drives results
  • Ensures accountability
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Plans and aligns
  • Resourcefulness


  • Costing and budgeting
  • Project communications management
  • Project cost and budget management
  • Project estimating
  • Project resource planning and control
  • Project schedule management
  • Project scope management
  • Project tracking and reporting


  • Onsite instructor-led: 4 days - 28 / 3 days - 22.5
  • Virtual instructor-led: 4 days - 28 / 3 days - 22.5
  • Digital/E-learning: 28