Estimating and Planning IT Projects

Days of training
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About the training

Project managers rely on accurate time and cost estimates in order to correctly determine resources and deadlines. This course covers various estimation methods including counting methods (use case points, function points) and comparison methods, and also the correct approach for working with expert estimates. We‘ll show you the best way to get your project team involved and how to determine estimation accuracy. Using examples, you‘ll then practice these different methods and find out how to apply them based on the bases for estimation available in specific projects.


You‘ll become acquainted with methods for estimating the time and costs for IT projects, be able to apply these accurately in practice, correctly interpret your results and apply them in projects.

Target Group

project managers, analysts, requirements engineers


Principles of project management

Content (Details as PDF – German)

  • Types of requirements for estimation
  • Describing requirements for estimation
  • Differences in effort and expense between different requirements types
  • Waterfall
  • Iterative/incremental
  • Agile
  • Planning poker
  • Delphi estimation
  • Expert estimation
  • Function points and use case points
  • Quality criteria for good IT project planning
  • Milestone planning
  • Work packages
  • Performance specifications
  • Resource planning

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Inhouse training

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Public trainings in German

We offer this course also on several dates as a webinar and face-to-face training in German. You can find all upcoming dates for our open trainings in German on our Website.

This course includes the following:

Printed Certificate of Participation
Digital and Printed Course Material
Delicious Lunch and Snacks
Hot and Cold Beverages