Project Scope and Earned Value As part of the project definition process, a scope statement is needed that provides a point of reference for the project’s success. Establish your research knowledge by comparing and contrasting the project scope key points

Project Scope and Earned Value As part of the project definition process, a scope statement is needed that provides a point of reference for the project’s success. Establish your research knowledge by comparing and contrasting the project scope key points as well as key assumptions about earned value calculations. Remember, the project scope and EVM analysis should complement each other and provide a clear picture of project progress. Review the resources listed in the Books and Resources area below to prepare for this week’s assignment(s). Books & Resources: Book Newell, M. W. (2002). Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam. New York, NY. http://site.ebrary.com.proxy1.ncu.edu/lib/ncent/docDetail.action?&&p00 Instruction: Read Chapter 1 Webb, A. (2003). Using Earned Value: A Project Manager's Guide. Aldershot, England. http://site.ebrary.com.proxy1.ncu.edu/lib/ncent/docDetail.action?&&p00 Instruction: Read Chapter 1 Assignment: Determine How Project Scope Relates to Earned Value Management (10 Points) Due: 07/17/2016 Instructions: In a paper, analyze how the scope of an assigned project relates to Earned Value Management. How must a project manager integrate both of these concepts for effective project progression? Your paper should also include the following: Use of a work breakdown structure to scope the project The work breakdown structure as the foundation for EVM Planning the project Scheduling an earned value project The earned value baseline Support your paper with a minimum of three (3) external resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included. Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University's Academic Integrity Policy. Upload your assignment using the Upload Assignment button below. Alignment to Course Learning Outcomes: