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College of Performance Management.
The mission of CPM is to be the internationally recognized forum for integrated performance management standards, research, and education, and to promote the exchange of integrated performance management (IPM) theory, development, and application with project management professionals.

Department of Defense EVMS Site
Integrating Cost, Schedule and Technical Performance for Project Management. Information on earned value project management for government, industry and academic users. Maintained by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense.

Project Management Institute
Established in 1969 and headquartered outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, the Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading not-for-profit project management professional association, with over 100,000 members worldwide.

SCEA, The Society for Cost Estimating and Analysis

A Non-Profit Organization dedicated to improving cost estimating and analysis in government and industry and enhancing the professional competence and achievements of its members.

National Contract Management Association

International Project Management Association
Currently IPMA comprises thirty National Associations representing approximately 20,000 members primarily in Europe but also in Africa and Asia. This promotes project management professionalism under specific cultural requirements, in all types of projects. Moreover, institutional contacts to National Associations in North America, Australia and South Africa ensure a true global dimension to the work of IPMA.

International Cost Engineering Council
The International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) is an nonpolitical and nonprofit organization which was founded in 1976 with the object of promoting cooperation between national and multinational cost engineering, quantity surveying and project management organizations worldwide for their mutual wellbeing and that of their individual members. ICEC member societies are located in more than 40 countries, and have chapters or sections in many additional countries. Through these chapters and sections, ICEC has access to more than 100,000 cost engineers and project managers in over 120 different nations.

Project Management Forum
The PMFORUM® provides instant access to world-wide project management information.

Association for Project Management
The United Kindom based organization dedicated to advancing the science of Project Management.

The Mission of the NASA Earned Value Management (EVM) Website is to provide a primary on-line reference point for EVM theory, application, and use as an integrated project management tool within NASA.

Defense Acquisition University - EVMS Site

Earned value is a management technique that relates resource planning to schedules and to technical cost and schedule requirements. All work is planned, budgeted, and scheduled in time-phased "planned value" increments constituting a cost and schedule measurement baseline. There are two major objectives of an earned value system: to encourage contractors to use effective internal cost and schedule management control systems; and to permit the customer to be able to rely on timely data produced by those systems for determining product-oriented contract status. 

National Defense Industrial Association - Integrated Program Management Division
The Integrated Program Management Division (IPMD), formerly the Program Management Systems Committee (PMSC), is the primary forum for building strong Industry and Government working relationships to promote integrated program management using Earned Value Management (EVM). This includes related program management processes as well as broadening the focus and membership of the IPMD through its continuing outreach initiatives and forums.

Directory of Partners and Solutions

Pinnacle Management Systems, Inc.
Provides a wide range of professional services to clients working in telecommunications, information systems, finance, government and high technology industries. They provide management consulting, education, systems implementation and technical services to help their clients improve organizational performance to deliver better results.

Artemis Management Systems
Artemis International Solutions Corporation is the most experienced project and resource collaboration software company in the world. The company's 25 years of success are built on its proven ability to execute customer-driven applications at all levels of the enterprise - from the executive to the knowledge worker. For Global 2000 organizations involved in IS/IT projects, capital programs and new product development, their unique Business Management Architecture™ is a complete project and resource collaboration solution that offers total control of the entire project process. .

Since 1983, Primavera has become widely known as the leading provider of comprehensive project management, control and execution software. In fact, it is estimated that projects totaling more than $4 trillion in value have been managed with Primavera products.

InterPlan Systems, Inc.
InterPlan Systems Inc. is a leader in software development and shutdown / turnaround planning, scheduling and management for the oil refining and petrochemical process industries. InterPlan Systems Inc. offers a unique project estimating solution that functions as a productivity tool, a best practices knowledge base, a training tool and a flexible estimating platform. The eTaskMaker project estimating software exports project data to critical path scheduling tools from Artemis, Primavera Systems, Microsoft, Sciforma and Welcom (and Microsoft Excel for cost estimating / bidding).

Sandline Learning
CBT self study/paced training courses: - Software Training on CD-ROM or Video for MCSE, TestOut, MCSA, MCP, Office, Cisco CompTIA, etc from http://www.sandline-learning.co.uk.


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