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  • Advanced Earned Value Management Techniques


    Posted: 01/19/2012


    This workshop is intended for individuals who already have working knowledge and practical field experience in earned value management (EVM).  It provides the project management practitioner with new insight, methods, and approaches in assessing the technical, schedule, and ...


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  • Budget versus Funds


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop focuses on the difference between budget and funds which are a common source of confusion for users of an earned value management system (EVMS). To emphasize and illustrate the difference, examples of specific EVMS budgeting terms, ...


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  • Change Management


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop provides the student with a comprehensive background in establishing the technical, schedule and cost baselines, and presents the processes necessary to properly control and implement changes to that baseline. The workshop provides instruction on the roles ...


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  • Earned Value Management Executive Workshop


    Posted: 01/08/2014


    This EVM workshop is designed specifically for company executives to gain a better understanding of earned value management systems (EVMS) used throughout the industry and to stay abreast of the latest EVM guidelines, government reviews and requirements, and EVMS issues from a workshop setting.


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  • Earned Value Management in a Production Environment


    Posted: 02/14/2012


    This workshop is designed to demonstrate the application of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) in a production environment using real time information from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Material Requirements Planning (MRP, MRP II) systems. 

    Topics covered include Bid and ...


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  • Earned Value Management Systems


    Posted: 04/16/2015


    This workshop is designed for newcomers to gain a solid foundation in earned value management systems (EVMS) or for earned value management (EVM) practitioners interested in enhancing their ability to effectively use performance data and keep up with ...


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  • Earned Value Management Systems Workshop Agenda


    Posted: 06/01/2016


    Introduction

    • Discussion of workshop approach.
    • Review of notebook contents.

    Introduction to Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

    • The essential features of a disciplined Earned Value Management System.
    • Objectives and policies of customer-implemented requirements.
    • What are the benefits to the Customer?
    • Why should the seller implement ...


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  • Estimates at Completion (EACs)


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop presents a common sense approach for preparing EACs and provides tools for perfecting the estimating process. The training emphasizes the EAC cycle and each detailed step involved, for example, preparation, graphic analysis, and documentation of assumptions ...


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  • Integrated Baseline Review (IBR)


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    The IBR workshop is offered as a one or two day course. It may also be offered, if desired, with instruction on risk assessment and/or with some earned value basics. This workshop is designed for government and contractor ...


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  • Material Control


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop covers the basic requirements of EVM specifically geared to material management. Topics covered includes bill of materials effects, make or buy considerations, budget development, point of issue/point of receipt performance measurement techniques, price and usage variance ...


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  • Project Scheduling


    Posted: 01/19/2012


    This workshop provides a broad yet detailed coverage of project scheduling for both the less experienced planner/schedulers as well as the seasoned project management professionals who recognize that having a better understanding of the scheduling tools, techniques, and ...


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  • Project Scheduling Workshop Agenda


    Posted: 06/01/2016


    Introduction

    • Discussion of workshop approach
    • Review of notebook contents

    Introduction to Project Scheduling

    • What is a schedule?
    • Why is a schedule necessary?
    • What will it take to schedule?

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Roles responsible for Schedule development
    • Scheduler / Planner Skill set

    Role of the Schedule

  • Self Surveillance for an EVMS


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop covers the process of planning, organizing, and conducting surveillance activities. It covers the period from pre-award through system implementation and operation. The topics also include customer/contractor joint surveillance, self-surveillance, and prime contractor surveillance of subcontractors. The ...


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  • Subcontract Management


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    Participants are taken through the pre- and post-contract award processes to establish performance measurement requirements. Emphasis is placed on the variables necessary for the establishment of meaningful subcontractor variance thresholds, analyzing subcontractor forecast data, and when/how to alert ...


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  • Subcontract Management Workshop Agenda


    Posted: 10/09/2012


    Overview

    • Magnitude of subcontract dollars.
    • Risk factors in subcontracting.
    • Problems inherent with subcontract control.
    • Performance measurement – the benefits.

    Introduction to the Earned Value Concept

    • Problems with comparing plan versus actual to ascertain performance.
    • Earned Value - An essential parameter.
    • The Brick Wall - An illustrative ...


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  • Variance Analysis Reporting


    Posted: 01/20/2012


    This workshop provides the student with a thorough understanding of variance analysis reporting. Included are the use of formulae and indices, labor and material variance analysis and performing the Estimate at Completion. Narrative variance analysis, including the required ...


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