Implementing and Maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Implementing and Maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS)


Dale Gillam

PM, and Corporate EVM and Scheduling Focal Point

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Greensboro Station Conference Center, Curie and Drew Conference Rooms
1710 SAIC Drive
(Within the center: Curie and Drew Conference Rms) McLean, VA, 22102

Agenda and Cost:

This session is free of charge. Pre-registration is required.

About the Presentation

This session will provide participants the needed points of reference for implementing and maintaining an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).

Our speaker, Dale Gillam, in his many leadership positions from SAIC’s EVM and Scheduling focal point to active Board roles in NDIA, CPM, and NCMA, is a leader in the EVM field and well informed to shine the light on what it takes to implement and maintain an EVMS.

Special Instructions: 


In Tysons Corner, entries into parking from Hwy 7, near intersections of Westpark Drive or Greensboro Drive. Photo ID is required. Conference center can be directly and quickly accessed from the Metro's (Silver Line) Greensboro Station stop. Covered garage parking will NOT be validated as before, but parking is free in the above ground parking lot next to the building marked as 'Event Parking.'
PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

Hard Skills

Certifications Preparation

Instruction / guidance on preparing for PMI certifications


Navigating constraints introduced by a sponsor organization's structure, maturity, fiduciary landscape, etc.


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

About the Speaker

Dale Gillam

PM, and Corporate EVM and Scheduling Focal Point

Dale Gillam is a Program Manager and the Earned Value Management (EVM) and Scheduling Focal Point for SAIC. Mr. Gillam’s expertise is in program start-up, planning, scheduling, and EVM, with an emphasis on implementing Integrated Program Management (IPM) solutions. Mr. Gillam is responsible for policy and practice definition, oversight and compliance, customer interface, and program implementation. Mr. Gillam has overseen hundreds and led dozens of IPM solutions for many U.S. Department of Defense and Civilian Agency customers. The solutions have spanned the spectrum from million dollar task orders, to several hundred million dollar services and staff augmentation contracts, to multi-billion dollar developmental contracts across all contract types.

Mr. Gillam serves on the Governing Boards of the National Defense Industrial Association’s Integrated Program Management Division (NDIA IPMD), the College of Performance Management (CPM), and the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Tyson’s Chapter. Mr. Gillam engages on these Boards to contribute to improving the depth in each discipline while also improving the integration across the disciplines to support better program outcomes.
Mr. Gillam’s formal education includes a B.B.A. and an M.B.A and several executive programs from the University of Virginia, Stanford University, George Washington University, San Diego State University, and Radford University. Mr. Gillam also has twelve current industry certifications in different functional areas related to integrated program management (CFM, SCPM, CMC, CCE/A, PMP, CMQ/OE, CMA, EVP, CSM, CSSGB, CPCM, PMI-SP).

About the Tyson's Corner Luncheons

PMIWDC holds free monthly luncheon meetings in Tyson's Corner, hosted by SAIC Corporation.

Bring your lunch, or visit the onsite cafeteria. PDU credits are be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs).

Membership in PMI is not required, but all guests should pre-register to attend. 

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