FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® FAQs

EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® Certification and TrainingQuestion #1: Is the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® credential certification considered in industry and internationally?

· A: Yes, it is widely considered in industry and internationally. EVMP® is the gold and industry standard for Earned Value Management Professional credential certification. Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® has had Earned Value Management Professional®, EVMP® program participants come from a cross section and diversity of commercial companies, international firms, and US federal government agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), US Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and US Department of Navy Contractors to name a few.

EVMP® is approved by the US Federal government’s Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) www.fai.gov for the US Federal Government Project management certification program called FAC-P/PM. The EVMP® credential certification received the highest score/rating of 5 from FAI

Question # 2: Is the EVMP® credential certification program offered online?

· A: Yes. Over 95% of the EVMP certification program is delivered online to participants globally. All EVMP® credential certification programs are instructor led with a live Instructor and interactive.

Question # 3: Do I receive any materials for the FIVE day EVMP® credential certification program training?

· A: Yes, all study materials and everything you need to study for and to pass the EVMP® exam will be handed to you on the first day of class for participants who are attending in-person at our Public training sites or onsite/clients.

Soft copy read ahead materials and program materials will be emailed to all online participants prior to the start of class.

Question # 4: What do I need to do prior to the first day of my Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® credential certification class?

· A: Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® strongly recommends that you do three things prior to the first day of class: (1) Read the general areas of Planning, Scheduling, Risk Management, Quality Management and Cost Control/Earned Value Management from any standard project management textbook, (2) review your basic earned value management formulae and earned value management basics (3) familiarize yourself with the industry standard EIA- 748c guidelines which compose of thirty-two (32) criteria

Question # 5: Are there special room rates at the class location (hotel) for the five day EVMP® credential certification program training

· A: For some classes, Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI®, will reserve a small block of discounted hotel rooms onsite at the class location. These rooms are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be booked by the student directly. Earned Value Management Institute®, does not coordinate, does not participate in any hotel related transactions, collect money for or make hotel arrangements on behalf of students. For more information on Directions to training sites and location of training sites, visit: http://www.evmi.com/evmp/#registration-forms-payment

Question # 6A: What is your Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® course guarantee

· A: PLEASE NOTE (IN-PERSON PARTICIPANTS): For the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® course, Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI®, offers a 100% money-back guarantee if you express your dissatisfaction with the EVMP® course prior to 11.00am on the first day , if you take the class in person at a public site. Note that you will not be allowed to leave with or take any of the EVMP® course materials or ANY notes that you took during this time period. A full refund will be sent to your address given on your application within 30 days from the date that you expressed dissatisfaction.

PLEASE NOTE (ONLINE PARTICIPANTS): If you are an online Participant you will need to inform us that you can’t take the class and are withdrawing prior to EVMI send you any case study read ahead materials and program materials. Once we send you the soft copies of your case studies and Program Materials we will be unable to offer you any refund of any kind

Question # 6B: What is the EVMP® exam policy, retake policy and where can I register for EVMP® re-examination

EVMP® exam policy:
All EVMP® participants must take the 4 hour written exam in person on Day 5 and the days are counted from the first day of the start of the EVMP® certification program. The time frame for submitting all your answers for the EVMP® certification program PART B exercises by EVMP® participants after three weeks from the first day of class and the days are counted from the first day of the start of the EVMP® certification program.

EVMP® exam re-take policy
· If you do not pass the EVMP® examination on the first attempt, you are given up to 90 days to retake the EVMP® examination (PART A) and PART B Exercises. The 90 days is calculated from the date on your EVMP® examination results notification sheet and not from the date that you took the actual EVMP® examination

The cost for retaking the EVMP® examination (PART A) and PART B Exercises is $999.00. You will have to send a written request for the EVMP® examination (PART A) and PART B Exercises re-examination forms by sending an email request to: certification@evmi.com

If you are not successful after the second attempt, you must re-apply again to take the full EVMP® training course. (Our EVMP® program is very dynamic and the EVMP® program materials change every 90 days based on new information, trends and information).

If you failed the EVMP® examination (PART A) and PART B Exercises after the second attempt and will like to retake the class, you will need to pay full price.

PLEASE NOTE: The administrative cost for re-taking EVMP® certification Parts A and B is a total of $999.

EVMP® RE-EXAMINATION FORMS ARE LOCATED AT:

You can register at: www.evmi.com/our-policies

Question # 6C: What is the EVMP® Pass Rate?

The EVMP® Exam Pass Rate: The EVMP® Exam pass rate is 95% for participants who take it for the first time

Our world class EVMP® instructors work with all EVMP® participants during the 5 day EVMP® credential certification program to ensure that all participants are completing their Group B exercises successfully through our continuous hands-on and interactive feedback sessions between our EVMP® Instructors and participants. This guarantees that there are no surprises regarding the expectations and quality of the exercises required for PART B.

Question # 6D: Do you have any EVMP® Testimonials?

Yes, please visit: www.evmi.com/testimonials-page

Question # 6E: If I passed the EVMP® examination (PART A) and failed the EVMP® PART B Exercises on Applied EVM; Do I have to retake both the EVMP® examination (PART A) and PART B again, or do I retake only the PART B which I failed?

Yes, you will need to retake both PARTS A and B even if you failed one PART and the same applies to if you passed PART B and failed PART A you will still have to retake both PARTS A and B

Question # 6F: I did not complete all the requirements for PART B by the deadline given by EVMI®?

EVMI® will grade your PART B submission that was submitted electronically to certification@evmi.com by the deadline. A score of 80% is required for both PARTS A and B. If your grade does not meet the required pass mark of 80%, please refer to Questions 6B for next steps.

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION ATTAINMENT REQUIREMENTS CONSISTS OF COMPLETING TWO PARTS (PARTS A & B) SUCCESSFULLY DURING THE FIVE DAY EVMP® PROGRAM:

PART A: To become Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® certified, an 80% passing grade in your 4 hour EVMP® Exam must be achieved by the EVMP® exam candidate as determined by the EVMP® Certification Board; and the Participant must adhere to the Earned Value Management Institute®’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

PART B: Additionally, you must complete a Project Using Applied Earned Value Management (EVM) for your My EVMP Portfolio™ for your EVMP-Industry™ specialization and turn in all exercises and case studies by their DUE DATES. You must achieve a total score of 80% on all your exercises.

To earn the EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® credential certification you must score an 80% passing grade in all the sections of the EVMP® credential certification given for PART A; and attain a score of 80% on all the exercises given in the Project Using Applied Earned Value Management for PART B.

Completion of Part B requirements constitute the creation of your My EVMP Portfolio™. A listing of My EVMP Portfolio™ benefits and a few examples of the My EVMP Portfolio™ are posted at: http://www.evmi.com/evmp/#outline

Question # 6G: What is the cost for the EVMP® re-examination for PARTS A and B?

The price for re-examination is $999

Question # 6H: Where can I download the EVMP® re-examination application forms?

To download the EVMP® re-examination application forms, please click on:

www.evmi.com/faqs

Question # 6I: Can I discuss my EVMP® exam results via email or over the phone?

No, for Privacy and Confidentiality of your records and information, EVMI® does not discuss any aspects of your EVMP® exam results in any shape or form with you on the phone or via email. Any correspondence related to your EVMP® credential certification is done via certified mail to your address on file. Pay attention to meeting any deadlines given by EVMI® in our correspondence with you.

Question #6J: I am taking the EVMP® certification under WIA funding. Please what steps do I ensure to get registered and enrolled in the program.

After your submitted EVMP application has been approved, contact your WIA sponsor to provide full payment for your upcoming class. You will not be enrolled without receipt of full payment.

As of 1st January 2013, EVMi® must receive full payment from your WIA sponsor before you can enroll in the EVMP® credential certification program. Upon receipt of your full payment, EVMi® will send you an admissions ticket with instructions and softcopies of read-ahead materials.

For all our EVMi® 5 day credential certification programs: EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional®, CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer®, CCAM® Certified Control Account Manager®, RQMP® Risk & Quality Management Professional®, SPMP™ Schedule & Planning Management Professional™ and CAEVM™ Certified Associate in Earned Value Management™ credential certification programs, EVMi® requires full payment ten days to the start of class and this applies to all participants who are paying on their own, paying through their organizations, paying through scholarships from private, non-profit or public sources, or seeking sponsorship from funding sources such as Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding. If you are an applicant into any of these programs listed, you will need to have your sponsoring organization provide full payment ten days to the start of class. NOTE: We no longer allow participation into our 5 day credential certification training programs without receipt of full payment!

Question # 7: Can I use any of Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Products and Course Materials in My Own Training Class?

· A: No, the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® is a registered trademark and EVMP® course contents are built from proprietary and intellectual capital that cannot be transferred, used or applied in any format, medium, training or whatsoever forms or formats.

· There can be no filming, taping, recording or photocopying in any form whatsoever of any of the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® content. Any attempt to do is expressly prohibited and a violation of Earned Value Management Institute® copyrights.

Question # 8: Is the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® class geared only toward those preparing for the EVMP® exam?
· A: Yes. Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI®’s Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® course is designed specifically for participants looking to pass the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® exam. If you are looking for general earned value management or advanced project management training, or are looking to earn a different certification please click on: www.evmi.com for other project management and earned value management courses and certificate programs; and look under EVMI®’S FAMILY OF CREDENTIALS & PROGRAMS.

Question #9: Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® is not coming to my area any time soon. Can you add a class near my location?

· A: The Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® is always looking to visit a new city, a new region of the United States, and internationally.

If you consider scheduling a class in your area, please send an email to info@evmi.com with the details of your request, and remember — if you can convince some friends and co-workers to attend, the chances that we will schedule a class in your area greatly increases. The minimum class size that we can participate in must be at least ten (10) students.

Question #10: What are the requirements to sit for the EVMP® exam?

· A: For all the EVMP® requirements, please visit:

www.evmi.com/evmp

Question #11: Does the EVMP® holder require PDUs after certification?

A: Yes. 60 (sixty) Professional Development Units (PDUs) are required over a three year period AFTER you attain your EVMP® credential certification. Note also that PDUs are a mandatory part of retaining your EVMP® certification once you pass the exam. Non-EVMP®s cannot earn PDUs.

You must receive your EVMP® credential before you can start to earn PDUs. For more information on EVMP® PDUs, please visit: www.evmi.com/pdus

Question #12: What are your refund and privacy policies?

A: Please see our refund and privacy policies policies, online at:

www.evmi.com/our-policies

Question #13: Does Earned Value Management Institute® offer other types of Project Management Certificates and Credential Certifications?

· A: Yes, Earned Value Management Institute® does. Visit www.evmi.com

Question #14: Does the Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® offer onsite training courses?

· A: Yes, Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® provides onsite training services and exam preparation courses at client sites. Our onsite training requires a minimum of ten registered participants depending on locations

Question #15: Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® offer customized training courses?

· A: Yes, Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® provides customized training services for ONLY the EVMI 101: Earned Value Management Fundamentals and EVMI 102: Project Management Fundamentals Courses

Question #16: Is the EVMP® course tax deductible?

· A: Yes, according to US Tax laws, continuing education expenses, including tuition, travel, and meals that are incurred as part of training to improve your professional skills may be deductible on your income taxes. In the United States, please visit www.irs.org or seek advise from a tax professional or licensed accountant to find out details of how you can claim this course as tax deductible. Internationally, please contact your local Tax and Revenue Office

Question #17: Will my employer cover costs for me to attend courses?

· A: Over 90% of our EVMP® participants have their tuition paid for by their employer.

The remainder invest their own money as a recognition of higher salary, fees, promotion, and greater opportunities that will be available to them upon EVMP® credential certification. If you are paying for the class yourself, keep these facts in consideration:

The course fee invested in getting your EVMP® certification is nothing compared to the increases that go in salary with the EVMP® designation (in some companies, increases are as high as between 15% to 20%).

Passing the EVMP® Exam is 100% risk free to you and you will reap a huge Return on Investment (ROI) on your initial investment to take this EVMP® prep course, and even more when you get EVMP® certified.

Question #18: How long do I spend in class each day?

A: The entire course instruction lasts 4 and half days, covering 36 hours of classroom time. Our instructors are available before and after each class to assist and coach you one on one. Homework assignments are given each evening and they typically take about an hour to complete.

· It is recommended that you should arrive at least 30 minutes before class on the first day.

· The second half of the fifth day is allotted to EVMP® examination testing

Question #19: What is the class size?

· A: Class sizes are typically 25 students

Question #20: What can I do to insure that I get the most out of this course?

· A: Eat a good breakfast, and arrive ready to learn. Be alert and well rested for class, and above all, avoid distractions. it is important to dedicate yourself completely to this task and leave cell phones, pagers, etc outside the class. Block the time completely off your work schedule so that people know you are unavailable during class. This will allow you to focus all of your mental attention on the important task of preparing for the EVMP® Exam. You bring the dedication and focus, and we’ll take it from there.

Question #21: Are there any prerequisites for this course?

· A: Yes, see step 1 under Requirements at:

www.evmi.com/evmp

Question #22: What if I need to cancel or reschedule?

· A: Please see our complete policies for rescheduling, online at:

www.evmi.com/our-policies

Question #23: Can I record the course sessions or take pictures? (See also Question #7)

· A: No recording (video or otherwise) is allowed from any device.

No pictures are allowed to be taken of persons taking the course, instructors or materials utilized in the class.

If you are found to be recording any parts of any of our training programs, EVMI® will request that you leave immediately and we will take any recordings that you have made from you.

· Please inform or notify the instructor immediately if there is a breach

Question #24: Where do I take the EVMP® Exam?

· A: The EVMP® Exam is taken on the fifth day at the location given for the earlier four days of instruction. It is a continuous five day program and examination that leads to EVMP® exam taking on Day 5. For four and a half days of instruction we will reinforce you with the necessary tools, techniques and exam strategies required to pass the EVMP® on your first attempt on the fifth day

Question #25: What should I bring to class?

· A: You must purchase and bring to class 1 basic calculator, 3 highlighters (different colors), 3 pencils, 1 writing pad and 1 writing pen.

Question #26: What should I wear to class and exam?

· A: On the EVMP® examination day, please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that are conducive to learning for long hours

Question #27: Are cell phones/blackberries/PDAs/Smart phones/Laptops allowed?

· A: Cell phone/blackberries/PDAs etc rings or calls are NOT allowed during class time. All cell phones/blackberries/PDAs etc must be turned OFF or placed on vibration mode.

**You can only turn on your portable laptops during breaks and sessions that require laptop use. Laptops must be closed down (flat) during class instruction. No exceptions.

Question #28: Does the EVMP® course price cover the EVMP® exam registration?

A: Yes, the EVMP® price includes everything: EVMP® course materials, instruction, exam registration and testing; mailing of your results and other EVMi related materials

Question #29: How many Continuing Education Units (CEUs) is the EVMP® program worth ?

A: The EVMP® credential certification program is worth 6.0 CEUs

Question #30: How many Professional Development Units (PDUs) is the EVMP® program worth?

A: The EVMP® credential certification program is worth 60 PDUs towards maintaining the PDUs for other programs/credential certifications

Question #31: What is the price of the EVMP® credential certification program?

For current prices, visit: www.evmi.com/evmp

Question #32: What does the price of the EVMP® credential certification program cover?

A: The EVMP® price the following:

1) EVMP® program registration fee and application processing;

2) 4 and a half days of EVMP® program instruction

(All EVMP® Instructors are globally renowned, Visit: www.evmi.com);

3) EVMP® program materials, case studies and read ahead materials;

4) EVMP® Exam registration,

5) EVMP® test taking and exam grading of PARTs A and B; and

6) EVMP® credential certification processing and mailing.

Visit: www.evmi.com/evmp for more info

**The EVMP® price does not include cost for EVMP® recertification or cost for getting your PDUs.

**Locations are subject to change based on the number of registered students and class size. This resolves additional seating issues. You will be notified in advance of any location changes a few days to the start of class.

Question #33:

What is Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® and Project Management Professional® PMP® Comparison?

A: Visit: www.evmi.com/faqs

Question #34: If I fail the EVMP® examination how soon can I retake it?

You can retake the EVMP® examination ONLY after 30 days starting from the date on your Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Results Notification Letter

For example, if the date on your Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Results Notification Letter is April 1st, 2010; the earliest you can retake the exam is May 1st, 2010 (Note that the exam retake date is not calculated from the date that you took the actual exam but it is calculated from the date on the Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Notification Letter.

NOTE: You have ninety 90 days from the the date on your Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Results Notification Letter to retake the exam (See Question 6B for cost of retakes), so in this example July 1st is the last date you can take the exam if the date on your Earned Value Management Professional® EVMP® Results Notification Letter is April 1st, 2010 you.

After you notify us of your intent to retake the EVMP® exam, EVMI® will reschedule you for the next available exam.

Question #35: What is on my EVMP® examination score sheet?

The EVMP® examination score sheet gives you a breakdown of your score on the EVMP® exam, and it also includes an assessment of your PART B exercises and case studies which are course completion requirements.

The score sheet contains an assessment of your performance on your PART A exam, case studies and PART B exercises.

Question #36: What is the EVMP® examination pass/fail based on?

Your EVMP® credential certification is based on the score from your EVMP® credential examination which is a 4 hour exam. You need to obtain a 80% score to pass in both PARTs A and B

Completion of all case studies and PART B exercises are prerequisites for completing the EVMP® course, so you must complete all exercises and case studies by the DUE DATES.

Question #37: Can your exam results be discussed?

No, your examination results are final and are provided on your EVMP® examination score sheet

Question #38: What is the EVMP® regrading policy?

The EVMP® regrading policy is located at:

www.evmi.com/our-policies

Question #39: Does EVMI® give back the actual contents of the examination, exercises or case studies of any of its credential certification programs submitted or turned in by their due dates that count to the overall grading back to the participant after grading, during grading and before grading?

EVMI® policy does not allow EVMI® to submit any parts or all the parts of the actual contents in any format (whether electronic or hard copy) of the actual examination, exercises or case studies of any of its credential certification programs that count towards the credential certification’s overall grading back to the participant after grading, during grading and before grading.

After grading, EVMI® will only send out an overall score sheet summary and credential certification results for all the parts of the examination, case studies and exercises of the credential certification taken by participants.

Question #40: Who teaches EVMI®’s global credential programs?

PLEASE NOTE: All Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® credential certification programs: CAEVM™, EVMP® and CEVO® are taught by EVMI® faculty. This is to protect the integrity of the intellectual property contents of EVMI®’s credentials. All EVMI® instructors are highly qualified in their respective fields and areas of expertise. To qualify to sit for any of the exams for EVMI® credential certification programs and other EVMI® certifications, the prospective applicant must undergo the full length of training that is given by EVMI®.

EVMI® does not allow/permit the transfer of any external training credits gained from external programs into EVMI® credential certification programs and EVMI® credential certification examinations. This is to protect the integrity and contents of EVMI®’s unique proprietary information, methods, concepts and approaches that are used across and in EVMI® training and credential certification programs. External here refers to any and all training programs not delivered by the Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI®. FOR EVMI® GLOBAL CREDENTIALS: CLICK HERE: www.evmi.com

Question #41: What is EVMI® Intellectual Property Rights Statement?

PLEASE NOTE: By registering and participating in any of the Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® courses, programs or certification credentials, you fully agree to, and acknowledge that ALL Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® credential certification programs, certificate courses, and training materials are fully protected by the United States copyright laws and international copyright laws. Any reproduction, copying, distribution, making of derivatives works of, publically displaying/performing such materials is a violation of the Earned Value Management Institute copyrights. Be also advised that you can not use any of Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® training materials, including but not limited to the concepts, methodologies, ideas, and techniques expressed in any of Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® training programs to create competing products and services OR any products and services using Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® copyrights and trademarks. The Earned Value Management Institute® EVMI® fully enforces its intellectual property rights. If you have questions, send request to: info@evmi.com and insert LEGAL in the subject

Question #41: What is EVMI®’s Policy on Rejected Applications?

PLEASE NOTE: Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® reserves the right to reject any application at any time, if in the opinion of EVMI® the prospective applicant, during the application process withheld information such as whether or not they are providers of competing products or services or presented misleading information about their identity, education, experience or are attempting to gain EVMI® credential certifications for reasons that are not what these EVMI® credential certifications are designed for, or for any other reasons that EVMI® deems unacceptable. EVMI® further reserves the right to not enter into any correspondence regarding the rejection of such application. If an application is rejected, the full registration fee and cost of course will be returned to the applicant within thirty days. Any completed application forms that were submitted for a rejected application is retained by EVMI®.

Question #42: What is EVMI®’s Policy on Rejected Payments Using Checks?

PLEASE NOTE: Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® reserves the right to terminate your application immediately if the prospective applicant, during application processing submitted payments through checks that are deemed: “bad”, “fraudulent”, marked with “insufficient funds”, have been written in language that is not “clear and discernible” and so on.

The check in which payment was to be drawn from will be destroyed immediately, and you will be notified via email. If such check is deposited and returned, the prospective applicant will pay for any fees incurred such as fees on returned checks to EVMI®.

PLEASE NOTE: EVMI® will not incur any further costs such as returning/mailing to you any bad checks or returned checks as such checks are voided and destroyed by the Bank to which the payment is to be drawn at.

Question #43: What is EVMI®’s Policy on Credit Payment Refunds Via PAYPAL?

It takes from thirty to forty-five days for Earned Value Management Institute®, EVMI® to process and complete a Refund to you if you paid with a credit card via our online PAYPAL credit card gateway.

Question #44: I was approved under the WIA (Workforce Investment Act) by my state for EVMI® EVMP® related training/credential certification. When do I receive my exam results?

If you participated in our EVMI® EVMP® credential certification training under WIA sponsorship, EVMI® must receive full payment from the organization in your state sponsoring you for the costs of your participation in our program before releasing your score/exam results to you. It typically takes about 3 to 4 weeks after your training for EVMI® to receive full payment. Upon receipt of payment, we will mail your results to you via certified mail immediately and notify your WIA counselor.

NOTE: We will not provide your WIA counselor with your actual score breakdown but rather send only a Successful/Unsuccessful status. Only the EVMP® participant will receive a total grade breakdown and summary score sheet for both PARTS A and B of their EVMP® credential certification scores.

**In the event you are unsuccessful, you will need to pay $999.00 for your exam retake for both PART A and PART B which must happen within 90 days from the date of your results letter.

We are not allowed to discuss any aspects of your EVMP® credential certification exam and PART B submission electronically or over the phone so we cannot address any specific inquiries that you may have about your results until you hear from us via mail.

Question #45 Does EVMI have an academic integrity code?

Yes, every EVMi® credential certification participant must abide by the EVMI® HONOR AND INTEGRITY CODE which is located at: www.evmi.com/our-policies

PLEASE NOTE: EVMI® retains the right to change this information at any time

CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer® FAQs

EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® Certification and TrainingQuestion #1: Is the CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer® credential certification considered in industry and internationally?

Yes, the CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer® credential certification is approved by the United States Government’s Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) for FAC-P/PM certification and in many states such as Virginia, Colorado, Kansas

Yes, the CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer® is offered to our clients in Asia, Americas and Europe, Middle east and Africa

Question #2: Is the CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer®credential certification offered online?

EVMP® and PMP® Compared

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE EVMI® EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION AND THE PMI® PMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION:

Each day, EVMI® Earned Value Management Institute® receives numerous enquiries from prospective EVMP® applicants regarding the differences between the EVMP® and PMP® credential certification programs. Some of the commonly asked questions received are: (a) Are EVMI® and PMI® the same organization? ANSWER: No

What are the primary differences between the EVMP® credential certification and the PMP® credential certification? To answer this question and many more, EVMI® has put together a list of frequently asked questions explaining the differences between the EVMI® EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION AND THE PMI® PMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION based on facts that showcase and highlight these differences

Q1: When was the EVMi® Earned Value Management Institute and founded?

Answer: EVMI® was founded in 2007
Website: www.evmi.com

Q2: When was the PMI® Project Management Institute® founded?

Answer: PMI® was founded in 1969
Website: www.pmi.org

Q3: Who offers the EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® credential certification?

Answer: EVMP® credential certification is offered only by EVMI®

Q4: Who offers the PMP Project Management Professional® credential certification?

Answer: PMP® credential certification is offered only by PMI®

Q5: Is EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® globally recognized?

Answer: Yes, EVMP® is a globally recognized credential certification and approved by the United States Federal Acquisition Institute (www.fai.org) (FAI) for FAC-P/PM certification for US Federal Government Program and Project Managers: http://www.fai.gov/drupal/node/187#EVMI

Q6: Is PMP® Project Management Professional® globally recognized?

Answer: Yes, PMP® is a globally recognized credential and is United States Federal Acquisition Institute (www.fai.org) FAI FAC-P/PM Approved

Q7: What industry standards is the EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® based on?

Answer: EVMP® Credential References the Industry Standards: EVMBOK® Earned Value Management Body of Knowledge® (EVMi® Global EVM Standards), EIA-ANSI 748-B (EVMS Industry Standard), PMBOK®, APMBoK, P2M, CMMI, ISO 9000, & EVMI® proprietary and intellectual property
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q8: What industry standards is PMP® Project Management Professional® based on?

PMP® References the following Industry Standards: PMBOK® Project Management Body of Knowledge®
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q9: Are there any testimonials for the EVMP® credential certification?

Yes, Numerous testimonials from certified EVMP®s who work across industry and government are posted at:
http://www.evmi.com/evmi-earned-value-management-institute-testimonials
http://www.evmi.com/

Q10: Can you provide a description of the EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® Certification

Description of the EVMP® Credential Certification

The EVMP® credential program provides skills and develops competencies in effective Earned Value Management (EVM), risk management, quality management, cost estimating, project controls and scheduling, project oversight, project transparency, project accountability and responsible project management implementation and execution delivery on projects across industry and government.

Additionally, through the EVMP® program, knowledge is advanced in the areas of the implementation of industry’s ANSI-748B earned value management industry guidelines, EVM best practices, applied EVM and earned value best approaches. The EVMP® credential will distinguish you as a Professional who has the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field of Earned Value Management (EVM) application and implementation; responsible project management and successful results delivery, analysis and collaborative problem solving.

The EVMP® credential certification is for professionals who manage integrated cost, technical and schedule baselines on projects; and ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and within quality.

Visit: http://www.evmi.com/evmi-certification-evmp-earned-value-management-prof…
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q11: Can you provide a description of the EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional® Certification Process and Training Delivery

Description of the EVMP® Credential Certification Process

EVMP® Certification Process:
EVMP® Application and 5 day EVMP® in-class training at EVMI® training centers and completion of a 4 hour EVMP® exam(Part A) on 5th day and submission of several exercises for Part B, Applied Earned Value Management.
Exam Prep Training Delivery Modes –
EVMP® Training Delivery: EVMP® Training is provided by EVMI® only
Training delivery is In-class with Live Instructor
(No online or virtual delivery)
All EVMi® training is provided by the EVMi® Earned Value Management Institute®
Visit: http://www.evmi.com/evmi-certification-evmp-earned-value-management-prof…
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q12: Can you provide a description of the PMP® Certification Process and Training delivery:

Description of the PMP® Credential Certification Process

PMP® Application and a 4 hour Exam
PMP® Training is provided by PMI® Registered Education Providers (REPS)
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q13: What is the EVMP® Certification exam duration and format?

Examination Duration: EVMP® Exam is 4 hours
Questions on Exam: EVMP® Exam: 200 questions
All 200 questions are scored
Type of Questions: EVMP® Exam: Multiple Choice, True/False, & Scenario-based
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q14: What is the PMP® Certification exam duration and format?:

Examination Duration: PMP® Exam is 4 hours
Questions on Exam: PMP® Exam: 200 questions
Types of questions: PMP® Exam: Multiple Choice
175 of 200 questions are scored
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q15: What is the cost of EVMP® credential certification?

EVMP® Credential Certification Training & Examination Cost:

EVMP® Credential Cost:
*The cost of $3,499 for EVMP® certification and training covers EVMP® credential registration, 3 days of EVMP® program instruction, EVMP® program and course materials, EVMP® test taking, and EVMP® exam grading and results mailing. NOTE: This cost does not include cost of recertification
EVMP® Training is provided by EVMI® only
SOURCE: http://www.evmi.com/evmi-certification-evmp-earned-value-management-prof…

Q16: What is the cost of PMP® credential certification?

PMP® Credential Certification Training & Examination Cost:

PMP® Credential Cost:
PMP® Credential Cost:
Contact PMI® for PMP® registration cost.
PMP® Training is provided by PMI® Registered Education Providers (REPS)
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q17: What areas are tested on the EVMP® Credential Certification?

Answer

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION AREAS:

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 1: General Project Management Theory & Application: (General overview of Project Management; Project Management Processes & Phases; Project Management Planning, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Development & Decomposition; Managing Time & Scheduling; Managing Project Scope, Managing Project Costs, Managing Project Risks, Managing Project Quality, Managing Project Contracts & Subcontracts, Managing Project’s Human resources (staffing), Managing Project’s Procurements, Managing Project’s Communications, Managing Conflicts on Projects, Project Economics, Systems Engineering, Soft Skills & Emotional Intelligence

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 2: Project Financials: Project Financials Concepts, Project Accounting & Project Budgeting, Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) Establishment & Development; Control Accounts & Work Packages (WP) Establishment, Planning Packages

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 3: Earned Value Concepts, Earned Value Analytics, Earned Value Industry Standards: EIA-ANSI 748B implementation (all 32 criteria), EVMS Validation and Reporting, EVM Maturity Assessments, Role of Control Account Managers (CAM), Developing the Control Account Manager Notebook, Developing Control Account Plans (CAPs); EVM Architecture & Design; EVM Reporting (Cost Performance Reports CPR Formats 1 -5), EVPMO® Earned Value Project Management Office® EVMRQM® Earned Value Management Risk and Quality Model®

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 4: Advanced Earned Value Management (EVM) Application: Establishing EVM Surveillance, EVM Reporting, Variance Analysis Reports (VARs) & Corrective Action Taking, Variance Management, EIA-ANSI 748B Execution, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) Management , Establishing Over Target Baselines (OTBs)

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 5: Special Topics in General Management

EVMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION MODULE 6: Ethics, Integrity & Professional Responsibility

SOURCE: http://www.evmi.com/evmi-certification-evmp-earned-value-management-prof…

Q17: What areas are tested on the PMP® Credential Certification?

Answer

PMP® CREDENTIAL CERTIFICATION AREAS:

Project Management Framework, Project Life Cycle & Organization, Project Management Processes,
Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Cost Management, Project Quality Management, Project Human Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, Project Procurement Management, Professional Responsibility
SOURCE: www.pmi.org and PMBOK®

Q18: What Proprietary and Intellectual Capital and Knowledge is Leveraged in the EVMP®?

Answer

EVMP® PROPRIETARY & INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL LEVERAGED

EVMP® Credential Certification Intellectual Property Leveraged:

©GPMS® Global Project Management Systems® Templates and Forms
©EVPMO® Earned Value Project Management Office®
©EVMRQM® Earned Value Management Risk & Quality Model®
©The Kwaku Akyeampong 7 Keys to Effective Earned Value Management®
©The Kwaku Akyeampong Approach to Earned Value Management Excellence®
©The Kwaku Akyeampong Approach to Project Management Excellence®
©KAP3M4™ The Kwaku Akyeampong Project, Program, & Portfolio Management Monitoring Maturity Model™
©Solutions Zone®
©My EVMP® Tool Kit™
©My EVMP® Top Twenty™
©EVM Zero-In Analysis™
*For a comprehensive list of EVMI® marks contact EVMI® Legal Department: legal@evmi.com

Q19: What Proprietary and Intellectual Capital and Knowledge is Leveraged in the PMP®?

Answer

For PMP® Credential Certification Intellectual Property Leveraged, contact PMI®

Q20: What is the EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Period?

Answer

EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Period:

EVMP® Credential Renewal: 3 years
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q21: What is the PMP® Credential Certification Renewal Period?

Answer

PMP® Credential Renewal: 3 years
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q22: What are the EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Requirements?

Answer

EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Requirements:
EVMP® Credential Renewal Requirements:
60 PDUs related to project management, Earned Value Management (EVM), project financials, general management and project controls
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q23: What are the PMP® Credential Certification Renewal Requirements?

Answer

PMP® Credential Certification Renewal Requirements: 60 PDUs related to project management
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

Q24: What is the EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Cost:?

Answer

EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Cost:
EVMP® Credential Renewal Cost: $100
SOURCE: www.evmi.com

Q25: What is the PMP® Credential Certification Renewal Cost:?

Answer

EVMP® Credential Certification Renewal Cost:
Please contact PMI®
SOURCE: www.pmi.org

REFERENCES:

www.evmi.com; EVMP® course materials; EVMBoK®; www.pmi.org and PMBOK®
Note that ALL web site contents are subject to change at any time.
NOTE: *All inputs used in the EVMP vs PMP comparison are taken directly from the EVMI® website www.evmi.com and from EVMP® program and course materials; and PMI® website www.pmi.org and the PMBOK®.
Note that ALL web site contents are subject to change at any time.
EVMI Earned Value Management Institute, EVMBoK Earned Value Management Body of Knowledge, EVMP Earned Value Management Professional are Registered Trademarks & Service marks of EVMI in the USA and globally
PMI Project Management Institute, PMP Project Management Professional, PMBOK are Registered Trademarks & Service marks of PMI in the USA and globally

Trademarks

EVMi® OIL & GAS (O & G) CERTIFICATIONS TRADEMARKS

OGPM™ OIL & GAS PROJECT MANAGER™, OGPE™ OIL & GAS PROJECT ENGINEER™; OGPD™ OIL & GAS PROJECT DIRECTOR™; OGA™ OIL & GAS ASSOCIATE™; OGP™ OIL & GAS PROFESSIONAL™; OGE™ OIL & GAS EXECUTIVE™; OGMP™ OIL & GAS MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL™; OGMA™ OIL & GAS MARKET ANALYST™, EVMP- OIL & GAS™ AND WOGD™ WORLD OIL & GAS DAY™ ARE TRADEMARKS OF EVMi® EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE® IN THE USA, CANADA AND GLOBALLY

EVMi® EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT (EVM) & RISK CERTIFICATIONS TRADEMARKS

EVMP® Earned Value Management Professional®, CCAM® Certified Control Account Manager®, RQMP® Risk & Quality Management Professional®, CEVO® Chief Earned Value Officer®, CAEVM™ Certified Associate in Earned Value Management™, CPCO™ Certified Project Control Officer™, SPMP™ Schedule & Planning Management Professional™, EVMA™ Earned Value Management Architect™ and ECP™ EVMBoK Certified Practitioner™ ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS AND TRADEMARKS OF EVMi® EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE® IN THE USA, CANADA AND GLOBALLY