Earned Value Management Foundation & Practitioner Training Course

Understand Earned Value Management Concepts, Principles And Processes


Our 4-day Earned Value Management (EVM) Foundation & Practitioner training course will provide you with an introduction to the concepts, benefits, principles and processes of Earned Value Management. In particular, we will show you how to implement Earned Value Management successfully, while defining the conditions that inhibit effective project performance management.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
4 Days
£2795Excl. VAT

Course Outline

  • Overview Of Earned Value Management
  • Earned Value Management Principles And Benefits
  • When Can EVM Be Used
  • Basic Requirements
  • Earned Value Management Process Discussion
  • Earned Value Management System Review


You will learn about Earned Value Management tools and techniques, and its functionality for planning and managing project performance. You will explore how EVM provides the framework for developing consistent Project Management measurements across projects and industries

About the Course

Our highly experienced Earned Value Management (EVM) tutors will show you how to define the concepts of Earned Value, select and deploy Earned Value formulae, describe the Earned Value process and explain different levels of system review.

Who Should Attend

This Earned Value Management (EVM) training session is suitable for all Project, Programme and Business Management personnel who require an understanding of the principles, practices and issues of Earned Value Project Management.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Official APMG Earned Value Manual
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Earned Value Management Foundation & Practitioner Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Enhance tracking, monitoring and project and financial management skills.
  • Facilitate the integration of project scope, time and cost objectives and the establishment of a baseline plan for performance measurement.
  • Demonstrate to stakeholders whether or not they are getting value for money and make suggestions as to how value can be increased.
  • Provide an objective measurement of what has been achieved on a project in relation to cost, scope and timescales.
  • Enable accurate forecasting for projects and programmes and detailed project comparisons across programmes.

Individual Benefits

  • Apply to a wide range of projects regardless of size and complexity.
  • Identify the value of what will be delivered from a project and track progress.
  • Build on and enforce superior project management practice and underpin good corporate governance. Introduction of EVM can drive the cultural and organisational change key to supporting these objectives.
  • Provide project management information in a format that is easy for all stakeholders to understand and act upon.
  • Acts as an early warning system that allows the timely identification and analysis of progress and cost issues and corrective actions to identified.


There are no formal prerequisites for the Earned Value Management Foundation examination however you must achieve a pass at Earned Value Management Foundation level before you can be allowed to complete the Earned Value Management Practitioner examination.


You will be required to complete a minimum of two hours homework each evening.

Exam Overview

Earned Value Management Foundation Examination:

The EVM examination will test your knowledge of Earned Value Management terminology:

  • Multiple-Choice
  • 40 Questions Per Paper
  • 26 Marks Required To Pass (Out Of 40 Available) - 65%
  • 60 Minute Duration
  • Closed Book (Use Of Simple Calculator)

Earned Value Management Practitioner Examination:

The purpose of the Earned Value Management Practitioner examination is to confirm whether you have ahcieved sufficient understanding of the theory and applications of EVM in order to work successfully in the Earned Value Management environment.

  • Objective Testing
  • 4 Questions Per Paper, 20 Marks Available Per Question
  • 40 Marks Or More Required To Pass (Out Of 80 Available) - 50%
  • 3 Hour Duration
  • Use Of Simple Calculator
  • Open Book (Earned Value Management Handbook)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no formal Professional Qualification Credits that you can achieve from attending this training course.


​Once you have successfully completed the examinations, you will be awarded the Earned Value Management (EVM) Foundation & Practitioner​ certificates.

Next Steps

Our 3-day PRINCE2® Foundation training course will focus on equipping you with a detailed knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology including the seven principles, seven processes and seven themes central to running a project using this method. The successful completion of the PRINCE2® Foundation examination will give you a recognised qualification.

This PRINCE2® Foundation training session is delivered using accelerated learning techniques which create fun, interactive and interesting training environments. We provide pre-course materials and activities to enable you to prepare themselves for the course so that you can take full advantage of the trainer's knowledge and guidance.


Once you have completed this training course, you will have an integrated view of the key elements of project status, planned cost, project progress and actual expenditure as well as estimate the cost at completion and completion date.

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