This week our task is to locate useful resources that will be helpful in estimating costs, time and/or activity length associated with Project manager instructional design projects. After searching online for different resources for estimating project cost and budgeting. I found Microsoft project which had great tips on how to prepare a budget. There five simple steps to follow to prepared your project. It would be one of the tools I think I will use to prepared by budget because it breaks down the budget by pay rate, cost per use, fixed costs, task and resources.
The second resource I found is Wrike. Wrike is an online tool for project management and work collaboration. Wrike incorporates, task management, interactive Gantt chart, workload management, time-tracker, email integration, custom Fields, iPhone and Android apps, customized reports, Discussions, real-time newsfeed, document collaboration, box, dropbox, and Google Drive integration. It’s a great tool that can help the PM bridged the gap from project planning and actual work. With Wrike integrated tools it could help you to easily handle and monitor projects, tasks, deadlines, and other schedules.
ProjectManager.com an online platform that features project tools like Gantt Charts, time sheets, resource tracking, task tracking, real-time dashboards, and collaboration features. The online and the mobile app are geared for all levels of users.
Project Manager: https://www.projectmanager.com/
The last resources I want to share is Bright Hub. This site gives methods for organizing your financial plan and templates to help facilitate the life of the project manager. The template that is given appears to be exceptionally essential and simple to utilize. They also given tips on what ought to be included and not into the budget. This is a great starting point for any project manager.
Bright hub: http://www.brighthubpm.com/
Microsoft Project. (n.d). Retrieved February 02,2017, from : https://products.office.com/en-US/project?legRedir=true&CorrelationId=5fad7593-d2c9-409e-b1c5-b0ac162019d1
Wrike. (n.d). Retrieved February 02,2017, from https://try.wrike.com/all-in-one-collaboration-and-project-management-us-vb/?ga_campaign=%28roi%29%20branded%20-%20us&ga_adgroup=wrike&ga_adgroup=Wrike&ga_keyword=wrike%3Fga_campaign%3D%28ROI%29%20Branded%20-%20US&ga_keyword=wrike&gclid=CNvtxe7b8dECFdQ6gQodCFYKIA
Project Manager. (n.d). Retrieved February 02,2017, from https://www.projectmanager.com/
Bright Hub Education. (n.d.). Retrieved February 02, 2017, from http://www.brighthubpm.com/