Assignment 4

MGT 550. Project Management

Assignment 4

Following are data reporting progress on a project. Work on all tasks contained in the table is scheduled to be complete as of the day of the report.

 

Budget

Begun?

Complete?

Actual cost

Earned Value

Task A

3,100

Yes

Yes

3,100

 

Task B

4,000

Yes

Yes

4,500

 

Task C

2,500

Yes

Yes

2,250

 

Task D

4,000

Yes

No

3,500

 

Task E

3,500

Yes

Yes

4,000

 

Task F

2,500

No

No

0

 

  1. 1) Using the 50-50 Rule, what is earned value for this project?
  2. 2) Using the 0-100 Rule, what is earned value for this project?
  3. 3) Note the discrepancy of earned value figures when using the 50-50 Rule and 0-100 Rule. Why is there a discrepancy? Which Rule should we use? Explain your rationale.
  4. 4) Using the 50-50 Rule earned value computation, what is schedule variance for the project as reported?
  5. 5) What is the schedule performance index (SPI)?
  6. 6) Using the 50-50 Rule earned value computation, what is the cost variance for the project as reported?
  7. 7) What is the cost performance index (CPI)?
  8. 8) If the total budget for this project is 50,000, use CPI to compute estimate at complete (EAC).
  9. 9) Using the earned value information garnered from the above table, provide your boss a brief status report on project progress to date. Also, provide projections for future status. 

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