MGMT 435 Using Earned Value to Determine Status
Using Earned Value to Determine Status
Jennifer turned in her status report for the newly approved mailing activities. She feels that her pieces are on track with nothing for
you to worry about. She reports the following information for the critical path tasks: You review her status report and determine that Jennifer does not have a solid grasp of her status. Ben was unable to provide you with
anything more than, "Things are moving along just fine."
1. Using earned value measurements along with the other information and metrics available, determine the true status of
Jennifer’s portion of the project.
2. Prepare an updated status report (1 page) for Jennifer and share the measurements and your rationale in your determination of
the status for the project.
3. Explain the benefits of using EVM.
4. Document some instructions on how to determine the project status for their next project update to you.