Earned Value Management — A 1 day course

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Knowing how much the project has achieved and spent compared to the plan is vital for effective decision taking.

Earned Value gives a clear picture of current status and quickly highlights the areas that need management attention.

This 1 day Earned Value Course explores how to implement effective earned value management and uses simulations, case studies and exercises to explain earned value in everyday terms.


By the end of the course, delegates will:

Suitable For

This course is suitable for individuals interested in using earned value analysis to assist them in delivering more successful projects, beyond the APMP qualification level.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

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An opportunity to familiarise delegates with the course content and desired outcomes

Overview of earned value management

In this session delegates consider the purpose of Earned Value

What is earned value management?

An overview of earned value management and what it measures

Prerequisites for earned value management

Delegates will consider what is required to make earned value management work including structured schedules, measuring progress and collecting costs

Calculating earned value

In this session delegates will learn how to determine planned cost, earned value and actual cost

Calculating performance metrics and forecasting

Consideration is given to the use of Earned Value to determine schedule performance and cost performance

Earned value interpretation

This session provides the opportunity to fully understand how earned value can be used to establish the status of a project both in terms of cost and schedule

Establishing a baseline

The importance of establishing robust baselines is considered

Change control

Delegates will look at how to manage change. This includes consideration of responsibilities, processes and the impact on earned value measures

Personal action planning

Finally delegates will be given the opportunity to consider how they will take forward learning points from the course