Terri Echegoyen and Mark Phillipy continue to study for the CAPM exam. In this session we cover the first three sections of Chapter 7 Project Cost Management of the PMBOK. This is the sixth session in the mentoring series “Preparing for the CAPM”. Mark and Terri study together out of the fifth edition of the PMBOK as Terri gets ready to take the CAPM exam.

Preparing for the CAPM Series

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I received such great feedback about “Preparing for the CAPM” series, I have decided to increase its value to those who are preparing to take the CAPM exam. In doing so, I have packaged the series into a full blown CAPM Prep program. The new and better series is the center of the site. To kick this program off, I have created a Free Webinar “Preparing for the CAPM”. To sign up for the webinar, select the “Tell Me More” button in the graphic below.

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What is covered in this Session?

During the podcast you will learn about the following Cost Management Processes:

  • Plan Cost Management
  • Estimate Cost
  • Determine Budget

Additionally you will learn the following

Some of the key cost estimating techniques that were discussed are:

  • Analogous estimating
  • Parametric estimating
  • Bottom-Up estimating
  • Three-point estimating
  • Reserve analysis
  • Cost of Quality (COQ)
  • Vendor Bid Analysis

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