The EVM Foundation Training course is designed to prepare you for the EVM Foundation Exam over two days.


Xacom is not yet accredited by the APMG but was heavily involved in the development of the exam through the APM EVM Specific Interest Group. We are aiming for accreditation towards the end of 2017.


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • List the key elements to setting up an Earned Value Management System

  • Understand Earned Value Management formulas and how to apply them

  • Understand how to apply Earned Value Management metrics to current project status and forecasting

  • Pass the practice paper


  • Calendars

  • Creating links and tasks

  • Critical Path & understanding float

  • Structuring the Project

  • Using code libraries

  • Formatting & presentation

  • Printing & annotations

  • Using Hammocks and buffer tasks

  • Creating tables

  • Creating filters and sorts

  • Customising views

  • Creating baselines and monitoring variances

  • Updating progress using multiple progress periods

Additional Information:

The course is suitable for between 2 and 10 people and the following will be provided:

  • Lunch and refreshments throughout both days

  • Printed Course materials