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Earned Value Management

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Problem Statement (or Purpose)

Significance of the Study

Assumptions

Limitations

Definitions (or Acronyms)

II REVIEW OF RELEVANT LITERATURE AND RESEARCH

III ***** METHODOLOGY

Research Technique

Research Design

***** Population

***** of Data

The ***** Gathering Instrument

Pilot *****

Pretest

Distribution Method

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Validity

Treatment of Data and Procedures

IV RESULTS

DISCUSSION

***** CONCLUSIONS

***** RECOMMENDATIONS

References

APPENDIXES

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INSTRUMENT ***** SURVEY or SAMPLE DATA

LIST ***** TABLES

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INTRODUCTION

This study was intended to prove that earned value management is a useful and effective project management tool. The benefits of ***** value management related to project management specifically have not been expl*****ed at great length in formal research studies. The subject has only moderately been examined through literature, and a variety of generalizations ***** been associated with earned value ***** system (EVMS).

It was anticipated that exploration of would provide insight into the ***** of earned value management in general, and specifically apply those benefits to project management.

***** ***** also *****tends to ***** that earned ***** management complements resource planning ***** cost accounting. According ***** research, EVMS can be defined as a "technique" th*****t balances resource planning (Barlow, 1998).

***** study assumed that future success ***** ***** managers is contingent in part upon ********** ability to schedule resource allocation and account for technical expenditures in a ***** efficient and time efficient manner. Earned value management supposes that all work is planned and budgeted; work ***** scheduled ***** occur in time phased increments that adhere to a cost schedule (Christensen, 1998).

It was anticipated during this study that the in*****mation and conclusions drawn would be generalizable to ***** companies, large and small, local ***** national. Earned value has been described as a "proven methodology for me*****uring cost and schedule per*****mance on large projects ***** interdependent tasks" (*****, 1998). Earned ***** is simple ***** understand, though detractors from the ***** would argue that it is a system and technique too complicated to operate (Barlow, 1998). EVM differs from "trad*****i*****al" methods of project management by account for estimated *****s of a project against the actual expenditures (AMS, 2000).

***** study will show that an *****S is beneficial to project ***** seeking more effective and efficient planning and scheduling systems. EVM allows project managers to give access to a "full accountability of costs associated with a project" to organizational leaders, contrac*****rs and similar interested *****ies (*****, 2000).

***** study will also purport to prove ***** earned value is a mechanism ***** providing a common language among different projects. EVM is capable of answering the most basic to complex problems relative to costs and schedule reporting. Th***** paper assumes that any failure ***** ***** value management in the past or present may be attributed to a lack of understand*****g of earned value ***** functional *****, project managers and mem*****rs of the *****force (*****, 1998).

********** study examines ***** following hypothesis: ***** value management and earned value management systems are a ***** ***** for project *****, capable of ***** *****

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