Free Earned Value Management Webinar from UK on 11 December



APM sponsored webinar titled “Back to Basics: Earned Value Management for Beginners” by PM leaders from Sellafield and Transport for London

27 November 2014 – London, UK – The Association for Project Management (APM) in the UK has announced a free webinar to 11 December 2014 on the subject of earned value management (EVM). This webinar will provide an introduction to the basic concepts of earned value management (EVM). Presenters will be Simon Taylor from Transport for London and Stephen Jones from Sellafield. Information here.

This is a back to basics presentation; there is no need for any previous knowledge about earned value or experience in project controls. Using worked examples and drawing on Simon Taylor’s experience, it will cover the following topics;

  • The earned value management principles
  • Calculating and reporting earned value
  • Understanding S curves and Bullseye charts

Anyone who is thinking about starting or has just begun a career in project controls and wants to know more about earned value should attend this webinar. It will also serve as a useful reminder for anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge on earned value. The online webinar will be on Thursday, 11th December 2014 at 12:30 – 13:30 p.m. (GMT).

141127-pmwj29-evm-IMAGE1Simon Taylor – Head of planning, Transport for London – Simon is responsible for the maturity and effectiveness of planning within capital projects across all transport modes at TfL covering rail, heavy engineering, vehicles, power & communications, signalling, software, IT, people & business change as well as planning and controls career development and the TfL planning apprenticeship which is in its 3rd year.

He has 10 years’ experience in design and manufacture and 8 years in infrastructure & rail projects including the successful completion the Victoria Line upgrade in 2012. Simon is also the vice chairman of the Specific Interest Group (SIG) for Planning Monitoring and Control.

141127-pmwj29-evm-IMAGE2Stephen Jones – Sellafield Ltd – Stephen works in the project management capability at Sellafield Ltd. He is a Chartered Engineer and an APM Registered Project Professional with 13 years’ experience in the nuclear industry and 17 years in the manufacturing industry. Stephen is also the Chairman of the APM Specific Interest Group for Planning Monitoring and Control.

In his spare time he works for various academic institutions, he is a lecturer at the University of Warwick, a professional supervisor on the worked based Learning Masters Degree in Professional Engineering at both Aston University and Kingston University London. He mentors a number of project managers and engineers in various industries (including rail, petrochemical, manufacturing, nuclear and conventional power generation) in the UK as well as in Indonesia.

Sellafield Ltd is the company responsible for safely delivering decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear legacy as well as fuel recycling and the management of low, high and intermediate level nuclear waste activities on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. Sellafield Ltd has sites at Sellafield in West Cumbria. Engineering, design and functional support capability is provided by employees based at their Risley office, near Warrington

For information or to book for this webinar, contact [email protected].

Founded in 1972, the APM is a registered charity in the UK with more than 21,000 individual and 540 corporate members. APM’s mission is: “To develop and promote the professional disciplines of project and programme management for the public benefit. APM, with branches throughout the UK and in Hong Kong, is the UK national representative in the International Project Management Association (IPMA). More information at http://www.apm.org.uk/

Source: Association for Project Management