Proj 586 Week 4 DQ 1 (Cost Planning)


Week 4: Planning and Monitoring the Project: Costs, Budget, and Earned Value – Discussion 1

Cost Planning (Graded)


Cost planning starts with the proposal for the project, at which time project costs are estimated. And for budgeting purposes, it is best to keep the work packages or activities small in terms of scope and duration. What are some of the ways that a project manager can take these budgeting plans and track and compare them to actual data? In what sense is some cost reporting not reflective of the actual work performed? How can a project manager remedy this situation?

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