• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course offers practice using the formulas for earned value management, communication channels, and make or buy analysis, and how to use a control chart and identify when a process is out of control. This course provides a foundational knowledge base reflecting the most up-to-date project management information so you can effectively put principles to work at your own organization. This course will assist in preparing you for the CompTIA Project+ exam, and it is aligned with exam version PK0-004.

Learning Objectives

Controlling Project Work, and Closing

  • start the course
  • calculate the planned value and earned value, given the budget, % of time passed, and % of work completed
  • calculate the schedule variance and schedule performance index, given the earned value and planned value
  • calculate the cost variance and cost performance index, given the earned value and actual costs
  • determine project performance, given a set of raw data points
  • utilize work performance data to determine project performance
  • determine the estimate at completion, using the formulas for scenarios 1 and 2
  • recognize how the choice of EAC formula depends on the project situation
  • use a control chart to determine when a process is out of control
  • calculate the number of communication channels, given the number of members on a team
  • perform a make or buy analysis and determine the break-even point

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.