## Earned Value - SPI at project completion

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kniraj
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### Earned Value - SPI at project completion

You are completing your final project report. You include information on the final variances. If the project was scheduled to take 12 months, and it finished in 14 months, what would your final SPI results be?
[list=]1
1.17
0.86
Not enough information to determine[/list]

The answer is 1, can someone please help and explain this.
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signor_rk
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### Re: Earned Value - SPI at project completion

When a project is completed , it's SPI =1 and SV = 0
This is the thumb rule !!!
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Ranjit
saket
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### Re: Earned Value - SPI at project completion

SPI is not a measure of how much behind we are from schedule, it is how much % of planned work is completed till this time, so when project finish we end up finishing all the work may be delayed by time but all gets done.

So at the end of project we achieve the complete planned value and that makes EV = PV and SPI =1 , i stressed on this part in my EVM webinar , here are the 3 videos you may like to refer to.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtAw6FqACzs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfyxCZv5gQ4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqvZFKxe3Gk
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kniraj
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### Re: Earned Value - SPI at project completion

Ranjit and Saket, Thanks .. will go thru the videos once i reach home I plan to give the exam on the 26th Dec so currently giving as many mock exams as possible
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signor_rk
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### Re: Earned Value - SPI at project completion

You are welcome and wish you good luck for your Exam as well.
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Ranjit
dipti5ece
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### Re: Earned Value - SPI at project completion

I found the above 3 webinar vidoes on EVM very useful and to the point.

Thankyou Saket

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