This is a paper tat focuses on the Rules for cost and performance management discussion. The paper also provides further guidelines to follow in writing the paper assignment.
Rules for cost and performance management discussion
In this option, you will focus your research and writing on a product type project with an international component.
Your assignment is as follows:
Imagine that you are writing a scholarly paper for consumption by a new undergraduate student in the project management program. In your paper, explain the following:
Rules for cost and performance management – including a discussion of earned value measurement (EVM) techniques.
Earned Value Management – including three key dimensions for each work package.
Schedule Forecasts – including purpose and measurement during monitoring and controlling.
Cost estimates – including basis of estimates, vendor bid analysis, cost benefit analysis, and cost of quality.
Budget – including cost baseline, management reserve, control accounts, contingency reserve, activity contingency reserve, and project funding requirements.
Procurement – including bidder conferences, proposal evaluation, advertising, seller selection, and agreements.
Your well-written paper must meet the following requirements:
Firstly, the paper should be 3-5 pages in length, not including cover, references page, and appendices.
Secondly, include supporting documents must appear in appendices.
The paper must at least 4 quality sources, of which 2 must be current, scholarly resources. For this assignment, current, scholarly sources are peer reviewed journal articles published within the most recent 3 years and accessed from the library databases or other academic sources. Textbooks will not count toward peer reviewed requirements but may be used as quality sources if published within the most recent 3 years. The PMBOK ® Guide is not a scholarly resource.
· Formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and also APA Requirements (Links to an external site.).
· Be sure to properly organize your writing and include an introduction, headings / subheadings for the body of your work, analysis and recommendations, conclusion, and list of references. Review the grading rubric, which can be accessed from the Course Information page. Reach out to your instructor if you have any questions about the assignment.