IT Project Cost Estimation

Free Virtual Training

Learn techniques required to accurately estimate information technology projects from early stage rough order of magnitude (ROM) estimates through change during project execution.

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August 13, 14 and 15; 9 AM until 1 PM PST

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About this training

Get to learn online for over 12 hours in a live instructor led virtual training class.

3 day training valid for 24 PDUs.

This training is appropriate for Project Managers, Business Analysts, Lead Developers, Contracting Officers, Project Sponsors, CIO/CFOs, and anyone else responsible for information technology estimating, budgeting, acquisition, management or approval.

Who should attend?

Estimation Domains include:

Infrastructure Hardware and Software; Application development and deployment including commercial off-the-shelf; Operations and maintenance; New Construction; Facilities Maintenance; Preventive maintenance; Repair and Remediation.  

Topics Included

  • Introduction to Effective Estimation
  • Defining and Documenting Requirements for Estimation Purposes
  • Turning Requirements into Estimates
  • Reviewing Results. Documenting Your Estimate
  • Capturing Actuals. Updating Forecasts
  • Estmating Change Requests
  • Dealing with Risk
  • Special Situations(Legacy conversions, SaaS, IVR, ERP, Data center moves, O&M packaged software deployments)
  • Supporting Portfolio Governance
  • Demand Intake and Resource Constrained Scheduling
  • Monitoring Estimation Effectiveness
  • Wrap-up

Hours of class (4/day)


Attendees since 2016

4500 +

PMI eligible PDUs 


Meet the instructor!

William Roetzheim

William Roetzheim (MBA, CCEA, PMP, RMP, CISA, CRISC, IFPUG) is one of the world’s leading cost model development experts. William is the CEO and Chief Scientist at Level 4 Ventures, Inc. where he has developed and released two highly rated commercial cost estimating tools, Cost Xpert and ExcelerPlan.

He has personally estimated over 500 information technology projects with a cumulative value over $7 Billion, including multiple states; 13 of the Fortune 100 companies; plus many Federal organizations.

He has written 27 published books, over 100 articles, dealing with a variety of management and technology issues.

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IT Project Cost Estimation

Free Virtual Training

August 13, 14 and 15; 9 AM until 1 PM PST

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*seats free but limited.

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