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Earned Value Management Systems - Lesson 1 of 2

by Henrique Nuno Saavedra Lemos de Moura
September 21, 2016 | 59:17 | Views: 1,581 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.81 / 7

The webinar is the first of two lessons and will provide an overview of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

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Sample Project Charter/Record

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by Arassen Chocalingum

This deliverable relates both a project charter and a project record form to be used during the initiating phase of a given project. It gives a high-level overview of the project including the budget, scope, resources and roles and responsibilities.

Non-Conformance Report (NCR)

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by Sameh Nasr

Need to document a non-conformance identified in a quality audit or other process review? This form helps you document the problem so that corrective action can be initiated. To be signed by the resident engineer, quality manager and contractor.

Project Records Workbook Template

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by Chetan Katar

The project workbook allows project managers, team members, sponsors, and stakeholders to easily track and monitor project activities. Any of these worksheets can easily be broken out into separate documents. This workbook contains templates for Input Data, Minicharter, Status Report, Budget, CBA, Risks, Issues, Action Items, Milestones, WBS, Roster, R&R, RAM, RCM, A&C, Decision Log, Communication Plan, Stakeholder Analysis, Expectations, Change Log, DAL, PERT, Delphi, TimeSum and Qual Metrics.

Learn From Others

The Cost of Quality

by Ayhan Özcan

Many organizations consider quality improvement as a critical factor of success for competitiveness. The goal of continuous improvement attempts to not only meet customer requirements, but to also do it at the lowest cost. Values obtained as a result of the calculation need to be analyzed to prepare plans for improvement and set goals for reducing the cost of quality.

Running the Short Project

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

Not every project is a multi-year, billion-dollar implementation. Sometimes, you need to get something done in a few weeks or a few months…and the approach to these projects is much different.

How Building Information Modeling (BIM) Can Help Project Managers

by Saad Al Jabri

Building information modeling (BIM) has grown tremendously in just a few years. Meanwhile, factors are pushing the construction world to innovate opportunities for improving efficiency and productivity. In this scenario in any project, the project manager has the overall responsibility for project success.

Developing a Good Analytics Governance Framework

by Sangram Bhaskar Aglave

The objective of governance is benefits realization, risk optimization and resource optimization. A good governance framework can help a performing organization develop a more holistic approach toward analytics.

WBS: A Building Block of Sound Project Management

by Jon Quigley, Kim H. Pries

The work breakdown structure is fundamental to project execution. When we expend insufficient time and develop inadequate detail on the WBS, the project will yield poor results and we can expect to see last-minute identification of critical elements. Here we look in greater detail at this essential tool.

Overcoming Agile Testing Inertia with Mind Maps

by Paul Carvalho

When teams transition to agile development and the QA/testers continue to follow the same testing processes and tools they used before joining the agile team, you're asking for trouble. In this article, we contrast agile and traditional testing--and give an example of how a mind map can facilitate the testing process.

High-Impact Project Mistakes and Remedies

by Partha S. Ghose, PMP

Projects are the manifestations of scores of complex, unique activities that vary from project to project and industry to industry. But there are certain serious mistakes that are common in nature, and that are committed in many large projects. Learn how to deal with seven such major issues that are generally prevalent in almost all projects.

A Whole New World

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

When technology shifts, you need to learn how to move into a new world. It can be frightening at times, but if you choose your path carefully, you can find new adventures and rewards. Keep these tips in mind.

Project Workflow Framework: An Error-Free Project Management Environment

by Dan Epstein

The project workflow framework enables even the inexperienced project manager to use detailed step-by-step guidance, examples, tools and practical advice, freeing experienced project managers to manage programs and portfolios and promoting better use of project resources to reduce the cost of projects across all industries.


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