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White graduation cap icon CLV 020  Baseline Maintenance

Baseline Maintenance

The Baseline Maintenance Online Training (OLT) course reviews the concepts associated with performance measurement baseline maintenance. It reviews the five earned value management system guidelines and three common terms associated with baseline maintenance. It describes the two most common charts used by earned value managers: the Contract Performance chart and the cost/schedule variance earned value management metrics chart. It continues by defining what a front-loaded baseline, rubber baseline, over-target baseline, and single-point adjustment mean in the context of earned value management. It concludes by using a hypothetical database to depict the effects of contract modifications, management reserve use, front-loaded baselines, rubber baselines, over-target baselines, and single-point adjustments upon the contract performance and cost variance charts.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

None

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

NOTES

  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).