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Project Management Methodologies and Earned Value Management

Explore the importance of Earned Value Management (EVM) in construction projects.

Project Management Methodologies and Earned Value Management
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Study alternative project management methodologies

This short course aims to help you understand the basics of project methodology and Earned Value Management (EVM) through the study of methodologies fundamental to the project management process.

What topics will you cover?

  • Time and cost integration and control
  • Earned value analysis and management
  • Alternative project management methodologies

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe project plan development and execution, and change control
  • Describe various project management methodologies
  • Explore performance indices and forecasting
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of Earned Value Management (EVM), Earned Value (EV) and Variance

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at individuals looking to further explore project methodologies and gain an understanding of Earned Value Management.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Abdussalam Shibani Associate Professor in Construction Management, PhD in Construction and Project Management, Course Director MSc Construction Management with BIM.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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