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Project Scheduling and Cost Control by James Taylor

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ESTIMATING AND BUDGET DETERMINATION

Perhaps the single greatest challenge in project management is allocating resources across projects within the organization and, consequently, estimating schedules and costs with any accuracy. There are tools and techniques available to help the project manager accomplish these tasks, and this chapter discusses them in some detail.

The beginning to any successful resource allocation and estimating effort, though, is always the requirements analysis and the resulting scope and work breakdown structure (WBS) development. Assuming the project manager has a well-developed WBS and the schedules are as accurate ...

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