Vlerick professor Mario Vanhoucke keynote speaker at EVM World 2012 Conference

Mario Vanhoucke, Associate Professor of Operations Research and Project Scheduling at Vlerick Business School, has been invited as a keynote speaker at the EVM World 2012 conference, which will take place from 30 May until 1 June 2012 in Naples, Florida (VS). During this 28th annual international Project Performance Management Conference he will present a joint keynote speech together with Ing. Stephan Vandevoorde (Manager Airport Systems Division at Fabricom). They will address the topic “If Time is Money, Accuracy Pays Dividends: An Overview of Past and Future Project Management Research”.

At the EVM World 2012 Conference attendees can learn about project performance techniques, including earned value management (EVM). The conference provides training, current topics from practicing professionals, access to world leaders in project performance management, networking and the latest in software and consulting.

What is Earned Value Management (EVM)?

EVM is a project management methodology for measuring project progress in an objective way – with calculations of time, cost and scope – in order to keep projects on track. Thanks to an accurate assessment of the project’s performance, appropriate corrective actions can be undertaken in a timely manner should the project be in danger of failing.

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