Integrate Quality Processes into your Project Management Practices

Designed For
Professionals who must be able to complete projects on time and on budget without sacrificing project quality
October 30 - December 17, 2017
Online | Instructor-led
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Seven weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
3.0 Units | 30 Hours
30 PDUs with SHRM® 30 PDUs with PMI®
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Balancing the triple constraint of scope, schedule and cost often becomes the key to success in our projects. This course prepares you to face these competing forces by applying the knowledge and tools needed to manage scope expectations within realistic project schedules and budgets.

Learn to proactively identify and deal with schedule and cost variances to ensure successful project delivery. Gain the skills to effectively integrate quality processes into your project management practices. Use quality tools and build quality into project plans and the end product. Learn the specifics processes of scope, schedule, cost and quality management knowledge areas as defined by the Project Management Institute in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Sixth Edition), the industry standard.


Project Schedule, Resource and Cost Planning is a part of the Project Management Certificate. Take all five courses and receive a digital badge, which you can display LinkedIn and other social media platforms for potential employers to see! 



  • Build, analyze and optimize a project schedule
  • Develop a performance measurement baseline
  • Address the challenges of balancing scope expectations with schedule and budget allocations
  • Describe and apply tools and techniques for identifying, acquiring and managing project resources
  • Implement scheduling and developing a resource loaded schedule to create a realistic project baseline
  • Learn to sequence activities, estimate duration, resources and costs
  • Apply tools and techniques for establishing more realistic cost and schedule estimates
  • Manage and control expectations of project scope objectives
  • Bring successful conclusion to projects on time, in scope and within budget
  • Cynthia Snyder Dionisio, PMP, MBA, EVP

    Cynthia Snyder Dionisio is a professional project management consultant, instructor and author. She has written eight books on project management. She provides consulting and training services for government and private industry. Her consulting focuses on project management maturity, project management curriculum development, and positioning project management as a core competency for organizations.

    Ms. Dionisio has experience in training for the corporate, public sector and academic environment. Clients have included the Veteran’s Affairs, Hewlett Packard, Medtronic, the Central Intelligence Agency, and Southern California Edison. In an academic environment she has taught in person and on line for Oregon State University, Villanova, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington.

    Ms. Dionisio is an active volunteer with the Project Management Institute. She is the Chair for the PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition. Prior to that she participated on PMI’s Standards Member Advisory Group. In 2009 she was awarded the Distinguished Contribution Award for her contributions to the profession. Snyder was the Project Manager for the PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition. In the past she has served on the Standards Member Advisory Group and was Chair of the Chapter Leadership Development and Excellence Committee for 2003 – 2005. She was President of the PMI-Orange County Chapter for 2001 and 2002 and elected as a Fellow of the chapter in 2007. In 2002 she received the award for Outstanding Chapter President of the Year. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and earned her Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. She has also earned certifications as an Earned Value Professional (EVP) and is Certified by Microsoft on MS Project 2013