PMI Orange County

2022 August 9th Dinner Meeting - 1.5 PDUs - VIRTUAL ONLINE

2022 August 9th Dinner Meeting - 1.5 PDUs - VIRTUAL ONLINE

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Earned Value - Clear & Simple

Speaker: Tammo T. Wilkens, MBA, P.E., PMP, CSM

Title: University Instructor in Project Management / Author of the Microsoft Project Training Manual


August 9, 2022 

Presentation Description

Description of Topic/Presentation:

This informative and engaging session will cover the concepts of earned value and earned value management in a clear and easy to grasp manner, including the intersection of traditional and agile project delivery methods.  During this interactive session: attendees will be given an opportunity to put the principles to use in order to provide hands-on exposure to this very powerful tool via several exercises.

Learning Objectives:

1.Understanding what earned value is

2.Realizing that it can be applied to any project, including those using agile delivery approach

3.Become familiar with the steps required to implement earned value management techniques

4.Remove the fear and apprehension attendees might feel about this "mystical" practice

Interactive Activities & Exercises

Quizzes with $ prize

Calculating Apples and Oranges

Test to see if you really got it

Recap just to make sure?

Speaker Bio(s)

Tammo T. Wilkens, MBA, P.E., PMP, CSM

Tammo T. Wilkens, MBA, P.E., PMP, CSM has over 46 yrs. of expansive professional experience including 31years in project management for various industries: software development, engineering and construction for both private and public sectors. He has lectured and presented papers in multiple areas of project management and is a recognized subject matter expert in planning, scheduling and earned value management. His experience includes professional development and mentoring of employees, training students in scheduling software systems, as well as developing and delivering PMP exam preparation courses.

Tammo currently teaches the Certificate in “Project Management” and “Microsoft Project 2019 Scheduling” courses at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Tammo is the author of the MS Project Training Manual.


This session will be delivered via online webinar. The link will be sent to all registered attendees on the Tuesday before the dinner meeting begins. 


5:30 p.m. - Registration & Networking (in-person event only)
6:00 p.m. - Dinner (included for in-person attendees)
6:00 p.m. - Program Starts
6:40 p.m. - Speaker Presentation (1.5 PDUs, 90 minutes)
8:45 p.m. - Meeting Adjourned



Registration Deadline: Must register before noon on day of event.

PDUs: 1.5 - Ways of Working (formerly Technical)

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Event Properties

Event Date 08-09-2022 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-09-2022 8:45 pm
Registration Start Date 06-17-2022 12:00 pm
Cut off date 08-09-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price $20.00
Location Online