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Course Length:

2 Days

Course Price:

$900 for non-government
$750 for government employees

Course Dates:

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Course Description

This course covers earned value and cost estimating skills needed by intermediate level project managers: IS based financial reporting systems, EVM analysis, EVM resource requirements, and business process re-engineering. This course is specifically developed to support Project Managers who need to meet the Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Management (FAC-P/PM) program core training requirements.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain and utilize the information system for financial management reporting
  • Conduct EVM analysis and implementing changes based on analysis
  • Analyze resource needs for management, including planning for an EVM program/project linked to risk
  • Apply business process re-engineering methods for continuous improvement

Course Content

Lesson 1: Software Tools for EVM
Collecting, processing, maintaining, and reporting data
Supporting planning and finance decisions with EVM data
Reporting cost information
Managing with EVM
Handling yellow and red indicators
Integrated Baseline Reviews
Tracking EVM policies
EVM software

Lesson 2: Lab and Case Study Workshop

Lesson 3: Gathering Metrics

Lesson 4: Process Re-Engineering
Studying output of EVM reporting
Investigating trends and incidents
Establishing Patterns
Identifying the need for improvement
Evaluation alternatives
Selecting changes
Implementing change
Re-evaluation to confirm improvement

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