• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month


A good project schedule helps all team members’ work together to meet project objectives. A project budget with realistic cost constraints is also an essential bedrock of any project. In this Budgeting and Scheduling Projects Course offered by Coursera in partnership with UC Irvine, Division of Continuing Education you’ll learn to plan and stick to time and cost constraints in order to ensure the success of your projects.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the resource needs of the project
  • Decompose work packages into activities
  • Define what is needed to estimate activity durations
  • Define milestones and create a milestone schedule
  • Determine the critical path and calculate float
  • Describe the purpose of using leads and lags in a project schedule
  • Estimate the quantities and costs of resources required to perform project activities
  • Select one of three common cost estimating techniques to determine a project budget
  • Use a responsibility assignment matrix to assign responsibilities
  • Recognize the components of a project’s quality management plan

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 3 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Get Started!
  • Resource Needs & Quality Management
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Wrap Up

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The programme is self-paced and the cost per month is 49$


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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