Earned value is an approach to track the value of a project’s product as it relates to planned and actual spending. This session will introduce the audience to basic earned value concepts and how to use these concepts to forecast and report project costs. The material presented follows the foundation provided in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). We will follow a case study to demonstrated the concepts, challenge the audience and forecast estimate at completion.
About the Speaker
Joseph (Joe) D. Launi, PMP, is the President of Project Management Experts. He has over 30 years of project management and PMO experience supporting federal agencies and contractors. He has worked tirelessly to develop a solid reputation for delivering successful projects and improving project management processes. Mr. Launi is a proven project management executive with extensive experience encompassing:
Project Management Office (PMO) leadership;
Development and management of PMO policies, best practices and methodologies;
Development and presentation of project management training;
Implementation of project management software solutions;
Information technology project and program oversight;
Research and development into motivation and morale building programs; and
Profit and loss management of various consulting practice areas
He has published numerous works in areas such as software implementation, project planning and team motivation. Project Management Experts specializes in providing progressive technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management training specially to support PMI’s Talent Triangle.
About Sunrise Valley Luncheons
The Sunrise Valley Luncheon Series (formerly the Fairview Park Luncheon Series) is held at Noblis. Noblis has recently relocated its headquarters office to Reston, VA at 2002 Edmund Halley Drive. There is no charge for these events and the event is open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch to the event if they wish! Networking begins at 11:30am and the presentation runs from 12:00noon - 1:00pm.
Non-Noblis visitors are required to show a picture ID to gain entrance to the facility. Please contact Bill Morris ([email protected]) or King Chau ([email protected]) with any questions regarding this event.