Overview

    This course is an introduction to Earned Value Analysis using Encore Analytics Empower™. It covers how to access the tool and use the various features and functions within to support analysis of program performance.

     

    Target Audience

    Anyone responsible for analyzing program performance including Control Account Managers (CAMs), Program Managers, Integrated Product Team Leads (IPT), Program Controls/EV Analysts or Program Financial Analysts.

     

    Learning Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Navigate the Empower™ software system
    • Understand the difference between data analysis and variance analysis
    • Be proficient with the commonly used cost and schedule historical performance metrics (i.e. CPI, SPI)
    • Develop Independent Estimates at Completion (IEAC) using performance metrics
    • Be conversant with the DCMA Tripwires, and the new DCMA data-driven validation metrics
    • Use graphical trend analysis to provide perspective into likely future performance

     

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    Course Logistics

    Duration: 2-4 Hours

    Delivery: In person, instructor lead

    Student PC's are required for optional hands-on participation and student exercises.

    Class Size: Up to 15 students

    Prerequisites: None

     

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    “Pinnacle's instructor is obviously a top EVM professional. There were folks from many different industries in the class and he had real examples to provide insight across how key concepts are applied in the various industries. Really impressed with the quality of this training and the instructor."

    L2 IPT Leader

    Aerospace & Defense

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