Cost Estimating Methods


Project Estimating and Budgeting (Webinar 3)

There are a variety of ways to estimate costs. The Project Manager’s challenge is to choose the technique that matches the available information and produces a sufficiently accurate estimate.

Cost Estimating Methods is the third webinar in a 6-part series on Project Estimating and Budgeting. This webinar compares the effectiveness of common estimating techniques: top-down versus bottom-up, analogous, expert judgment, Delphi, and parametric. It also addresses reconciling estimates with funding limits and project constraints.

Attend this 1-hour presentation to learn alternative techniques for preparing a cost estimate and when to use each of them.

In this webinar participants learn about:

  • How to reconcile an estimate made by the project team with a cost limit set by the customer
  • How to choose an estimating method that matches the project and the available information
  • The strengths and weaknesses of alternative estimating techniques

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This webinar aligns to the PMI Talent Triangle – Technical.


Solutions Cube Group’s webinars are presented by experienced staff members and partners who have over 30 years of experience managing projects and developing and running facilitated project meetings and delivering project management training courses.

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