Project Controls/ Analyst Certification

by Humphreys & Associates on January 2, 2019 last modified October 24, 2023

Project Controls Analyst Certification

Project Controls/Analyst Certification

This efficient and intensive certification program is designed for experienced earned value specialists looking to:

  • Distinguish themselves from their peers as a professional, certified Project Controls/Analyst.
  • Become a more valued asset to their current or future project and project management team in analyzing project control problems or challenges and determining appropriate actions to resolve them.

Effective and Comprehensive

Humphreys & Associates effective and comprehensive certification program is intended to further develop existing basic EVM skills into proficient and insightful analytical skills in various areas of project controls. It includes wide-ranging advanced EVM and project analysis coursework and concludes with a comprehensive exam requiring participants to demonstrate both analytic and technical Earned Value Management Systems proficiency.

Individuals that complete the Humphreys & Associates Project Controls/Analyst Certification program will have solid evidence of their ability to provide valuable analytical support to a project team in EVM as well as other critical areas of project management in an EVM environment. They will also satisfy job requirements as professionals in Project Controls/Analysis in the most challenging of project control environments.


The coursework spans the guideline process areas in the EIA-748 Standard for Earned Value Management Systems which includes:

  • Organization
  • Planning, Scheduling, and Budgeting
  • Accounting Considerations
  • Analysis and Management Reports
  • Revisions and Data Maintenance

Expanding on these guideline requirements challenge individuals to understand, recognize, and analyze typical problems to be able to recommend possible solutions to management.

Important elements of the course include discussions of:

  • Establishing the initial technical scope, schedule, and cost structures for a project.
  • Risk and opportunity management analysis.
  • Performance, variance, estimate at completion (EAC), and estimated completion date (ECD) analysis.
  • Assessing the quality of the schedule and cost data.
  • Incorporating various types of scope, schedule, and budget baseline changes.
  • Common issues with customer reporting and how to resolve them.
  • Assessing compliance with EVM requirements.

The course stresses data integrity and traceability, highlighting Earned Value Management best practices to provide insights and to illustrate current methods and approaches. This results in improved project controls analysis and leads to better overall management and informed decision-making.

Included Course Materials

Humphreys & Associates Project Controls/ Analyst Certification uses extensive case studies and exercises that bring the EVM concepts to life and help to refine analytic expertise. Each participant will receive:

  • A binder with all course materials
  • The H&A Project Management Using Earned Value textbook
  • The pocket-sized H&A Guide to Project Management Using Earned Value

Benefits for Certified Project Controls/Analysts

H&A issues an education certificate as evidence of completing a course. We also issue a certification as evidence of passing an examination for meeting industry standards. We offer a custom “certified” polo shirt to each individual that successfully passes the exam with a 70% grade or higher honoring their accomplishment. Certified Project Controls/Analysts will also receive our newsletters and blogs about the latest changes to EVM regulations primarily for DoD, DOE, and NASA to help them keep up to date on EVM requirements and industry best practices.

Contact us today to learn more about Humphreys & Associates Project Controls/ Analyst Certification program at (714) 685-1730.

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Gilbert Rhoades January 28, 2019 at 12:30 am

When is this course coming to San Diego?


Humphreys & Associates January 29, 2019 at 9:11 am

Hi Gilbert, we are getting ready to announce a public workshop for this course in March or April. Stay tuned for details.


Desiree Lowney November 19, 2019 at 6:45 pm

I’d like some additional information on the project controls/analyst certification that is a coming up March 2020 in Huntsville AL.


Humphreys & Associates December 18, 2019 at 10:32 am


We will be reaching out to you with more information. Until then you can view the info for the event here:

Also, feel free to call us at (714) 685-1730 or email the Public Workshop group at


Varun Sharma April 23, 2020 at 8:33 am

I am interested in knowing more about the course, How can I get myself registered?



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