APMG International Earned Value™ Foundation classroom

Earned Value Management promotes the integration of project scope, time and cost objectives and the creation of a baseline plan for performance measurement.

About the course

This two-day classroom course helps prepare you for Earned Value Management Foundation examination. Earned Value Management is a good practice approach used for the planning, management and control of projects and programmes. The Earned Value Management Foundation qualification is designed to determine if an individual’s knowledge of Earned Value is sufficient to allow the individual to contribute to the formal process of Earned Value Management.


This is a two-day classroom course that helps prepare you for the EVM Foundation examination.


There are no formal prerequisites however this course is ideally for individuals who understand the Earned Value Management APM guidelines, and who are currently actively involved, or are likely to be actively involved, in an Earned Value project environment.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define the concepts of earned value
  • Select and deploy earned value formulae
  • Describe the earned value process
  • Explain different levels of system review

This is a two-day classroom course that includes:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official EVM manual
  • The cost of the EVM Foundation examination (valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exams must be taken online via remote proctor)

What's covered?

This course covers the following:

  • Introduction to Earned Value Management
  • Definition of scope
  • Planning
  • Data collection
  • Analysis, review and action
  • Change management
  • Risk management
  • System Review

Target audience

This course is for anyone who needs a better understanding of the elements of EVM which can include but is not limited to:

  • Project Managers
  • Managers
  • Department heads

Exams are taken online via remote proctor. Two weeks prior to course commencement ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued. You will then be able to book a suitable time after your  classroom event has finished to undertake your exam.

Note: You are responsible for booking your own exam. 

Exam format

The format of the Foundation exam is as follows:

  • Multiple choice
  • 40 questions per paper
  • 26 marks or more required to pass (out of 40 available) - 65%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book

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