Imagine that you are asked to estimate the total cost of a project. You have measured the quantities, and estimated
Have you ever reviewed a Cost Estimate of a project? Have you ever wondered what “Contingency” is in a Cost
Are you interested to know what internationally recognized certifications are available in Cost Estimating?
There are several Cost Estimating associations that
How to succeed in Cost Estimating?! This is a question that can be best answered by a senior cost estimator.
According to Wikipedia.org, “Changes in the cost or price of specific goods or services in a given economy over a
Have you ever been in a project that finished over budget, and nobody could explain exactly why?
Have you ever seen
I get this question a lot, “What is the Difference Between Project Controls and Project Management?”. I believe there are
Have you ever wondered how a Project Controller controls a project?
Do you know what the role of a Project Controller
We all have learned a lot about calculating Total Float and Critical Path in a network diagram and have seen
Project Control Academy held its first “Project Control Article Writing Contest” in Q2 2016 and invited all Project Control Professionals
Throughout my 30+ years in the construction industry, many of those in the cost estimating field, I met great estimators
Every objective, intention, idea, project, task or whatever is expected in a future time (minutes, hours, days, months or years
As usual, in the cool of the evening after a hard day job, if I was able to make it
Over the past few months I've been working with our building team as it takes it's 1st steps into the
There are many ways to skin a cat, and there are even more ways to build a house. Although many
Years back, my boss used to say “You will know whether your estimate is accurate or not, only after the
Have you ever wondered how you can have more exposure & credibility in the area of your expertise?
How to be
What project controls conferences have you attended? Which one was the best? Was it the best because it created a
What comes to your mind when you hear the term “Project Control”? Does taking control or authority over projects come
Do you know the status of your project in terms of cost and schedule? Do you think with all of
We have prepared a new short video that teaches you about the execution stage in project controls.
In this video, you
When you start your journey as either a Project Controller or a Project Manager, one of the most important things
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You can be the best data analyzer, an expert in Earned Value Management, or a very good planner/scheduler. However, if
Part 2- Performance Based Cost Forecasting
Which cost forecasting formula do you use to compute the final cost at completion (EAC)