Ariba Implementation at MED-X: Managing Earned Value

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


Students will learn how to control and act in oversight of large complex programs, as well as how to apply earned value metrics to analyze a simplified program consisting of two projects. Analyzing the project enables students to learn the strengths and pitfalls of the earned value approach. From a management decision perspective, the case gives students the tools to succinctly answer the questions: How much will the project cost? How long will it take? What is wrong with the project?



Jeffery, M., Norton, J., Gershbeyn, A. and Yung, D. (2017), "Ariba Implementation at MED-X: Managing Earned Value", Kellogg School of Management Cases.

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