This highly interactive workshop uses a short case-study to enable learners to gain confidence in the use of proven techniques in the areas listed below.
The course provides a solid foundation for further development of earned value understanding through self-reading, more advanced training and practical hands-on experience.
Earned Value Management (EVM)
- An Introduction – what is earned value, earned value analysis and earned value management
- Basic Requirements for effective earned value application
Foundation for EVM
- EVM Requirements
- Define Scope
- Create WBS
- Other Breakdown Structures
- Combining Breakdown Structures
- EV Calculations
- Application Examples
Benefits, Reporting and Change
- EVM Benefits
- Measuring Progress
- EV Reporting
- Change Control
Related exercises are applied throughout delivery – these may take the form of individual, paired and/or group formats.
Each learner will have the opportunity to prepare for and then take the QA Earned Value Management exam digitally. This is a one hour (60 minutes), 40 question examination with a required pass mark of 55% or 22/40.
The questions are multiple choice, with one correct answer from four. Learners are advised that, while the exam is closed book, they will need to have a calculator to use for the calculation questions.