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SK02: Skills and Knowledge Course 2 - Cost Estimating

CEU: 4.5
PDH: 45

No textbook is required for this course.Once your registration is received, the instructor will be notified of your enrollment within one business day, and as soon as your account is set up in the online learning system, you will receive login instructions from the instructor.

Project success cannot be supported without accurate knowledge of the cost ceilings to which the project must be controlled, and those ceilings are imposed by budgets derived from cost estimates. Upon completion of this course, professionals will better understand cost estimating and will be able to, without reference:

  • Explain the common industry classifications of cost estimates.
  • Explain common methodologies applied to prepare cost estimates of the various classifications.
  • Relate the accuracy of estimate types to the typical definition of scope and viable methodologies for the types.
  • Explain how to apply risk analysis techniques to determine appropriate contingency for an estimate.

Withdrawals and Refunds
You may withdraw from this course by sending an email to or by conventional mail requesting to be dropped from the course. Non-attendance or notifying the instructor does not constitute officially dropping or withdrawing from a course. Students who stop attending courses without officially dropping will receive a grade of U in the class. Refunds are not automatic. NO refunds are due unless the course is officially dropped within stated guidelines in the refund schedule.

Refund Schedule
a.  All withdrawals must be submitted by e-mail. Withdrawal received before the second day of enrollment: total fee less a $400 cancellation fee for enrollment in the series (seven courses), and total fee less $100 for enrollment in each individual course (less than seven courses).
b.  Refund requested after the second day and no later than seven days after the first day of class will be refunded 60% of the fee, after which time there is no refund.