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Fundamentals of Project Management, 5th Edition by Joseph Heagney

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CHAPTER 12

PROJECT CONTROL USING EARNEDVALUE ANALYSIS

Control is exercised to achieve project objectives, and we know that performance, cost, time, and scope targets are always important. Furthermore, we have seen that control is exercised by comparing performance to plan and, when deviations or variances occur, taking corrective action to bring performance back on target.

As I said in Chapter 10, the review that is concerned with maintenance or straightforward project control is the status review. This review asks where the project is in terms of all four PCTS variables. Each time progress is reviewed, you must ask these three questions:

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