Every project is an investment; however, traditional project management methodologies do not support assessment of the business value that enables senior management to maximize decision making. The next evolution in project management, therefore, will be to manage projects as investments. Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business V
Introduction: "A Disgrace to the Human Race!" Earned Value: What It Is and What It Isn't. The Project as Investment. Planning the Project as Investment. Contracting and Controlling the Project as Investment. Projects within a Program. Managing the Investment at the Project Level. Managing Resources on the Critical Path. Postmortems and Lessons Learned. Selling the Investment Approach Internally. Conclusion.