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StartL1 evm s1 Welcome and Purpose (2:16)
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StartL2 evm s2 Concept n interupt from WeeTygerBoy (5:29)
StartL3 evm s3 Concepts of the Whole Project Journey (8:45)
StartL4 evm s4 linking scope quality and pmbok (2:17)
StartL5 evm s5 Turning Activities and dependencies into a risk inclusive baseline (3:04)
StartL6 evm s6-s7 build pv and track KnKn and KnUnk in the gantt (3:49)
StartL7 evm s8-s9 First look at graphs meaning and formulas (11:44)
StartL8 evm s10 a scenario its graph and its numbers (8:50)
StartL9 evm s11 very deep dive into earned value types (7:38)
StartL10 evm s12 the easy way to remember the formulas (5:33)
StartL11 evm s14 Exercise and thanks and further offerings (3:26)
Tracking project status is (sadly) something many people do with poor understanding of what to record - Recording Effort Hours consumed and materials used is USELESS for knowing status - it is what a finance function insist on but its of no use until combined with the amount of 'done-ness' achieved.
That can only be known by using Quality Control tools and techniques. The final step is to represent the raw results in graphs and trend-lines and RAG (RedAmberGreen*) status indicators.
This short course explains it all with examples.
BRAGG is a better indicator set:
- Blue - Completed,
- Red - Action is needed by someone (senior) but they have not yet taken it,
- Amber - Action being taken for an off-plan outside tolerances,
- Green - Proceeding to plan,
- Grey - Not yet due to start
Better because Blue and grey prevent an unrepresentative slew of green and the definitions of Red and Amber are about senior support's resolution of concerns not in project failings
I've been involved in projects for 30 years and have taken many roles in project, programs and 'pmos'.
"Simon is a PMP (Project Management Professional) certified by the Project Management Institute and also holds ISACA’s CGEIT (The Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) qualification, the IPMA's (International Project Management Association's) IPMA-D qualification, PRINCE2 Agile® practitioner and is an ex-PRINCE2® examiner (when the qualification was essay rather than the current multiple-choice basis) and previously held registration as a Management of Risk practitioner.
Simon has worked in projects since the start of the 1980s; the last 25+ years as contractor or consultant. Client's projects have ranged from the small to the massive in sectors ranging from construction, defence, government, oil and gas, utilities, banking and not-for-profit.
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