Our 5-day course teaches delegates how to apply Earned Value™ Management to their own projects and successfully gain the Foundation & Practitioner accreditation.
What is the Earned Value Management Qualification?
EVM facilitates the integration of project scope, time and cost objectives and the establishment of a baseline plan for performance measurement.
This APMG accredited course provides delegates an introduction to the concepts, benefits, principles, processes and how to effectively apply Earned Value™ Management.
Our Earned Value™ Management Practitioner course covers the following:
- Overview of Earned Value™ Management
- Earned Value Management principles and benefits
- When can Earned Value™ Management be used
- Basic requirements
- Earned Value™ Management process discussion
- Earned Value™ Management system review
Who is this qualification for?
This course is suited Project Managers, managers, department heads, and others who need a better understanding of the elements of EVM.
How is it assessed?
For the Foundation exam sat on Day 3 the format will be:
- Multiple Choice
- 40 questions per paper
- 26 marks or more required to pass (out of 40 available) - 65%
- 60 minutes duration
- Closed book
- Calculator allowed
For the Practitioner exam sat on Day 5 the format will be:
- Objective Multiple Choice
- 4 questions per paper, 20 marks available per question
- 40marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
- Three hour duration
- Open book (Earned Value Management Handbook)
- Calculator allowed
Delegates will, throughout the course, be exposed to numerous examples of examination questions, exercises and 'question-and-answer' sessions that will help to consolidate the learning. Thereby ensuring that delegates are more than adequately prepared for the exam.
At the end of this course you will have learnt:
How to establish a Performance Measurement Baseline for a project.
How to design and evaluate Earned Value data collection processes for a specific project.
Interpreting Earned Value data for a given scenario and make recommendations on appropriate action.
Managing changes to a Performance Measurement Baseline appropriately.
Allowing for risk in the planning, execution, and evaluation of an Earned Value project
How to apply methods to review the integrity, validity and performance of an Earned Value Management System.
No prerequisites are necessary for attendance, although delegates would benefit from some experience and understanding of basic earned value terminology.