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Earned Value Management Practitioner Course Outline

Module 1: Definition

  • Foundations of Definition
  • Statement of Work
  • Communicating the WBS
  • Control Account Managers
  • Managing a Control Account
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Integration of Sub-Contract Management
  • Flow-Down to Sub-Contractors
  • Flow-Down of Scope to Control Accounts
  • Risk, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Novelty
  • Define Clear Deliverables
  • Develop a WBS
  • Exercises

Module 2: Planning

  • Foundations of Planning
  • Performance Management Baseline
  • Principles of Risk Planning
  • Earned Value Techniques
  • Validity and Effectiveness

Module 3: Data Collection

  • Foundations of Data Collection
  • Using Estimated Actuals
  • Data Collection Requirements
  • Verify, Validate, and Reconcile Data Integrity

Module 4: Analysis, Review, and Action

  • Foundations of Analysis, Review, and Action
  • Reporting Graphs
  • Estimates at Completion
  • Simple Tests of Reasonableness
  • Earned Value Variances and Indices
  • Earned Value Reports
  • Defining Appropriate Variance Thresholds
  • Independent Estimate at Completion (IEAC)
  • Identifying Likely Causes
  • Selecting Appropriate Courses of Action

Module 5:  Change Management

  • Maintaining Integrity
  • Types of Baseline Change
  • Use of Management Reserve
  • Impact of Changing Baselines
  • Change Process

Module 6: Risk Management

  • Foundations of Risk Management
  • Setting the PMB
  • Establishing Management Reserve
  • Predicting Project Performance
  • Project Changes
  • Effectiveness

Module 7: System Review

  • Foundations of Systems Review
  • Benefits of a System Review
  • IBR Process
  • IBR Issues and Effectiveness
  • Demonstration Review Process
  • Demonstration Review Issues and Effectiveness
  • Surveillance Review Process
  • Surveillance Review Issues and Effectiveness
  • Effectiveness of System Review Regime

Module 8: Learning from Experience

  • Sources of Learning from Experience
  • Conducting LFE Review
  • Handover of Project Deliverables
  • Metrics
  • Reviewing, Classifying, and Prioritising LFE
  • Possible Recommendations
  • Planning Communications
  • Selecting and Matching Experience
  • Project Closedown Process
  • Effectiveness of Learning from Experience

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Who should attend this Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Course?

This Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Training aims to provide delegates with a deeper understanding of EVM and focus on its practical application. A variety of professionals can benefit from attending this course, such as:

  • Senior Project Managers
  • Project Control Managers
  • Cost Engineers
  • Programme Managers
  • Senior Risk Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Project Planners

Prerequisites of the Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Course

Delegates must possess the Earned Value™ Management Foundation Certification before pursuing this Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Training Course.

Earned Value Management Practitioner Course Overview

This Earned Value™ Management Practitioner 2 day course aims to educate delegates with knowledge and skills that can build on their prior knowledge of Earned Value™ Management and confirm whether a sufficient level of understanding has been reached. In addition, candidates will learn how to tailor Earned Value™ Management to their specific projects. This will provide productive outcomes, if all procedures are followed correctly, and ensure that the project stays on course with its projected goals. After the completion of the course, candidates will also understand how Earned Value™ Management can be used as a framework to work from, meaning that it can be applied across industries and to different types of projects.


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What’s included in this Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Course?

  • Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Exam
  • World-class training sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Exam Information

The Earned Value™ Management Practitioner Exam evaluates proficiency in applying EVM principles and techniques for project performance control. The Earned Value™ Management Practitioner exam format is:

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 3 Hours 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Open Book 
  • Note: Use of a simple calculator is permitted

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Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. It has a population of around 340,000 people. It has developed greatly since the 1990s, building a new waterfront area in Cardiff Bay, the Wales Millennium Centre (an arts complex), Cardiff International Sports Village, a new business district and BBC drama village. There are four universities in Cardiff; Cardiff University, University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

There are around 100 state primary schools and 20 secondary schools, some of which providing teaching in Welsh, and a small amount of independent schools. Cardiff University was founded in 1883 originally as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and produces a lot of research as a member of the Russell Group of universities. Most of the campus is for Cardiff University is located in Cathays or right in the heart of the city centre.

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Earned Value Management Practioner Training in Cardiff. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Earned Value Management Practioner Training in Cardiff, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Earned Value Management Practioner Training in Cardiff. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Earned Value Management Practioner Training in Cardiff sessions.


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


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Earned Value Management Practioner Training in Cardiff FAQs

Yes, The Knowledge Academy are accredited by APMG-International, for all our Earned Value Management Training courses. APMG-International is one of the UK’s leading examination institutions, ensuring that you attain a quality certification.
Yes, there is a minimum of two hours of evening work for each day of the certification.
Yes, the examination is included in the original course fee.
The Earned Value Management Practitioner certification is valid indefinitely, meaning that once the examination is passed, the qualification will not go out of date.
The training fees for Earned Value™ Management Practitioner certification in Cardiff starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Earned Value™ Management Practitioner.
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Our Earned Value Management courses are fully accredited by APMG.


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