Worksheet: Preparing the Budget for a Project

Worksheet: Preparing the Budget for a Project (For details, see posts related to Project Management 4. Establish the Budget.)

Type of Expense Specific Expense Cost
Labor
  • Need analysis
  • Information design
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Graphics
  • Production
  • Programming
  • Project management
  • SME time (if appropriate)
  • Other
____________________________
Training
  • Tuition, travel, and related expenses for attending a formal training program.
  • Budget for on-the-job training, such as time to study, time for informal coaching, fees for access to proprietary databases and memberships in professional organizations (which also provide access to proprietary resources)
____________________________
Gathering source material
  • Purchase of information
  • Courier fees
  • Travel and lodging
  • Other expenses
____________________________
Copying of drafts
  • Quick copy /copy center
  • Mailing/shipping/courier
____________________________
Printing/CD duplication of the final version
  • Printing or duplication
  • Packaging (if needed)
  • Postage or shipping for final version
  • Inventory
  • Other
____________________________
Direct expenses
  • Equipment
  • Software
  • Additional copying
____________________________
Indirect expenses
  • Administrative expenses
  • Corporate overhead
____________________________
Contingency Percentage of non-printing costs (see Table 7 for suggestions on how to calculate the contingency) ____________________________
Total Expenses ____________________________
Type of Revenue Notes
Revenue sought Total costs of project (including contingency)Desired profit (percentage on top of labor costs) ____________________________
Total Revenues ____________________________

                                                                                            

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