Category Archives: Cost

Project Management Cost Techniques

Small Projects: How To Rock Them

21 Apr 2011 - 05:52 AM under Cost, Grab Bag, Kanban, Schedule, Scope | Posted by PMStudent

Feeling like your small projects aren’t giving you the experience you need? ?I know where you’re coming from. It’s how “accidental” project managers like us start out. ?Small businesses, small projects, small teams. I’ve worked in environments like this in the past, and currently?volunteer for several non-profits where this is the case. ?My activities with […]

Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit

10 Feb 2011 - 06:56 AM under Change Management, Cost, Estimation, PPM/PMO, Risk, Schedule, Tools | Posted by

Guest post by Travis Anderson Earn PDUs while learning how Oracle Primavera is adamant about riding the world of project failure. Get started by visiting the registration screen at Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit. http://vshow.on24.com/vshow/primavera2010/#home Once you get your login information, go to the Auditorium and watch Joel Koppelman, Sr. VP & GM of […]

Reader Q&A: The WBS and Cost

31 Mar 2009 - 08:29 PM under Cost | Posted by PMStudent

I wanted to share an email question I received through a Twitter contact of mine and my response.? Feel free to chip in with your own insights! Question: I hope you don’t mind me coming to you for advise and help with Project Management. I have this one question which I keep pondering on. In […]

Activity Based Costing in Construction

26 Feb 2009 - 01:27 PM under Cost | Posted by

Dear Travis, Glen et al, Here is how we in construction use ABC. Step 1- We either purchase or develop a cost estimating database which is DELIVERABLE or SYSTEM based. In the example below, I have used Cubic Yards of Concrete, (Unit Pricing) from RS Means Facilities Cost book,? but I could have also used […]

Activity Based Costing in Project Management

18 Feb 2009 - 06:39 PM under Cost | Posted by

1.0?????? Introduction & Background of the Case The purpose of this descriptive case study is not to elaborate on the complicated details of EVM, but to elaborate on the fundamentals of activity based costing (ABC) in the context of project management. The opportunity is to develop an integrated management system utilizing ABC concepts to plan, […]