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Estimating Activity Durations


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Full course description




4-5 Hours






What you'll learn:

Estimating activity durations is the process of establishing the amount of time or periods needed to complete individual activities with the estimated resources you have.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the factors that must be taken into consideration when estimating activity durations
  • Calculate time durations using analogous estimating, parametric estimating, three-point estimating, and bottom-up estimating techniques
  • Identify the function and rules of assembling a PERT chart
  • Determine strategies for achieving consensus and handling conflicts within project teams

What you'll do:

View lecture videos and read accompanying book chapters and articles. Write a reflection and submit the final quiz.

Who this course is designed for:

Anyone interested in learning about Project Schedule Management


Meet the instructor

Denise Bates - Professor

Denise E. Bates holds a Master’s Certification in Project Management and is Assistant Professor of Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University. She studies leadership in indigenous communities, with a particular emphasis on intergenerational mentorship, project implementation and community development.