CPM Champions Series

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Register for the CPM Champions Series!


The College of Performance Management (CPM) is bringing together some of the world’s leading project management experts to share their expertise and wisdom for series of webinars starting in December 2021 and continuing throughout 2022. This virtual Champions Series consists of five, half-day sessions, providing more than 30 hours of programming that can be used for meeting Continuous Learning Point (CLP), Continuous Professional Educational (CPE) credits, or other requirements.

Each webinar focuses on a specific project management topic and features a panel discussion and community of practice sessions — all designed to provide you with how-tos, practical advice, lessons learned, and more to further enhance your skills. The cost for the first session is only $20, subsequent sessions are $40. Special discount pricing for members and groups.

Session 1: December 9, 2021, 1:00PM – 4:30PM (EST)
Topic: System Validation, IBRs, and Surveillance Reviews
Led by Gary Humphreys, President/CEO, Humphreys & Associates
Sponsor: Humphreys & Associates


Gary will be joined by:

  • Mel Frank, Chief, Project Systems Division at U.S. Department of Energy, who will present a fresh, new approach to assessing the degree of sophistication of contractor EVM Systems to ensure the usefulness of the maturing Earned Value Management Review Process.
  • Tony Spillman from Washington River Protection Solutions WRPS, a DOE Contractor, who will present “Preparing for and Responding to a Government EVMS Surveillance.”  WRPS was the first contractor to be reviewed under the newly developed structure of the ASU Study. The review a complete assessment of the Environmental factors which drive compliance. Tony will discuss lessons-learned from where his company got it right, and wrong, and their path forward to ensuring compliance through a partnership with the Department of Energy.
  • NASA EVM Program Executive Jon Fleming who will present NASA’s approach to the Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and the importance of this risk-based review to ensure a mutual understanding of the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) and inherent risks between customers and suppliers.
  • Gary will lead a panel discussion, featuring the three presenters and Donna Holden, Director of the EVMS Center for DoD.

More sessions in 2022 will cover: Analysis & Reporting, Integrated Project/Program/Portfolio Management (IPM), Contracting & Project Start-up, Performance Measurement, Scheduling, Agile Integration, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). All sessions will be recorded for access and replay by paid participants.

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Dec 09 2021

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  • Date: Dec 09 2021

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Special Offers!

CPM Members
CPM is currently offering a $20 discount for each session for current members. That makes the first session FREE, registration is required. Subsequent sessions will only be $20. That is a savings of $100.

Non-Member Offer!
CPM is currently offering a FREE membership for one year ($100 value!) with the purchase of the Champions Series Package for $180. This offer is available to non-CPM members only. You can also pay the $180 PEP Package and we will do your member registration for you.

Non-Members can join CPM today and receive the member discounts detailed above and purchase individual sessions. Click here to join and take advantage of these savings!

BEST DEAL – Buy the PEP Series for $180, get a free membership, then attend Champions Series at the member rate. PEP, our Professional Education Program for those new or in need of a refresher, provide over 60 hrs of Continuous Learning Point (CLP) or Continuous Professional Educational (CPE). Add that to the over 30 hours in Champions Series and you are set for a year or two! The cost is only $240, that is less than $3 an hour, what a deal.

Buy the Champions and/or PEP Series Group Discount
Bundle your registrations and save! Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Non-members included in the group rates will receive a free one-year membership and current CPM members will receive a one-year extension on their current members.
▪ 10-19: Receive a 10% discount
▪ 20-29: Receive a 20% discount
▪ 30 or more: Receive a 30% discount

To take advantage of the group discount, please contact CPM Member Support at membershp@mycpm.org. Note, the first PEP course on Scheduling completed on 4 Nov 2021. No worries, we recorded it so you can still “attend” and pick up with the other 4 sessions.