Become Earned Value Management (EVM) Expert

This course will help you apply EVM skills, calculate and interpret EVM values and attain better project results easily.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

In today working environment, project management has become an integral part of modern day business operations. Understanding and applying the project management concepts is now an obligatory requirement for all progressive organizations today.

This course has been designed for everyone; entry level, project management enthusiasts, those wishing to enhance their project management skills, especially professionals in the field and for those preparing for project management certification tests.

The course relies on the Project Management Institute (PMI) project management document; A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide, 5th Edition).

This course has been designed to help you acquire all the necessary earned value management skills in project management in 30 minutes.

“Become Earned Value Management (EVM) Expert in 30 minutes” has been designed in a simple way by providing simple introduction to project management and EVM. The course identifies and explains EVM core and secondary components. By the time you complete the course, you will be able to identify, explain, calculate, interpret and write precise project performance report.

The course contains practical exercises that will help you retain all the necessary skills to be proficient in using Earned Value Management on your project. It will also expose you to modern tools that will simplify roles in generating EVM values.

Lastly, the course provides practical hints on lucrative career opportunities open to you as project management expert.

What are the requirements?

  • You must be a productive member of a forward looking organization that appreciates adopting systematic techniques to improving workplace and efficiency.
  • You must have leadership skills that thrust you in position to lead, guide and mentor other team members and lead them to project success at all times.
  • You must have learned about the importance of project management principles and be a member of a project team aspiring to deliver on time and within budget.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will understand everything about earned value management.
  • You will be able to define and identify all the earned value management tools and techniques.
  • You will acquire the skills to calculate all the earned value management values and provide accurate interpretations for all the results.
  • You will be equipped at the end of the course to improve your precise project performance report
  • This course will also help individuals preparing for project management certification tests

What is the target audience?

  • Project Management enthusiasts
  • Project management professionals looking to refresh their memory and enhance their career skills
  • This course will also help students preparing for project management certification tests.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: General Introduction
My First Lecture
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Section 2: Introduction to Project Management & Earned Value Management (EVM)
Project Management & Earned Value Management (EVM)
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04:57
1 question

Do you know the full meaning of EVM

1 question

Understand every project's ultimate goal

Section 3: Identifying and Analyzing EVM Core Components
Identifying and Analyzing EVM Core Components
Preview
08:41
1 question

According to PMBOK Guide, be able to identify process group exists in Project Management

1 question

Be able to understand the number of project processes in project management according to PMBOK Guide 5th ed.

Project Management Institute (PMI) approved standard text is called PMBOK Guide.
1 question
1 question

Be able to list and explain EVM 4 core components

Section 4: Demonstrating How To Use EVM Tools On A Project
Demonstrating How to Use EVM Tools on A Project
05:13
1 question

Understand the full meaning of the acronym-BAC

1 question

Understand the full meaning of the acronym-PV

What is EV?
1 question
1 question

Understand the full meaning of the acronym-AC

Section 5: How to Interpret EVM Results & Prepare A Project Report
How to Interpret EVM Results & Prepare A Project Report
04:44
List 3 features, at a minimum, that must be present on every project
1 question
1 question

Be able to interpret what BAC means....

1 question

Be able to interpret what AC means....

EVM Case Study & Exercises
14:54
1 question

Be able to interpret CV value on a project

1 question

Be able to interpret what CPI means on a project chart

1 question

Be able to interpret what SPI means on a project chart

Section 6: EVM Exercises & Interpretations
EVM Exercises & Interpretations
06:40
Section 7: Conclusion: Questions & Career Opportunities
Conclusion: Questions & Career Opportunities
07:31

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Instructor Biography

Maxwell Owolade, Project Management & IT Instructor at Udemy

Maxwell Owolade received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Ibadan and went ahead to pursue a post graduate degree in project management. Maxwell is currently assisting students attain their career goals by offering online and traditional certification training classes in project management and information technology. In his spare time, he teaches algebra, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, history and physics.

Maxwell works secularly as a project management consultant, managing small to large scale projects. Some of the projects include nuclear power plant, library software deployment, installation and configuration. Notably are several infrastructure and software projects. For publishing houses and technical institutions, Maxwell is engaged in research, writing and publishing of academic materials.

As a studious person that enjoys learning, he holds few professional certifications in project management and information technology. Some of these certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), Microsoft certification includes Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE 2003: Security). Other certifications include CompTIA: A+: IT Technician, Security+ and Prosoft CIW Security Analyst.

In his spare time, Maxwell enjoys teaching, reading business, science and technology textbooks and volunteers his time assisting other people.

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