What is CPM?

CPM software includes forecasting, budgeting and planning functions, as well as graphical scorecards and dashboards to display and deliver corporate information. A CPM user interface usually displays KPIs so that employees can track individual and project performance relative to corporate goals and strategies.

CPM and EPM often cover the same applications

Popular CPM Software Brands:

There are several different CPM software, some of the most popular include:

  • Prophix
  • Longview CPM
  • Adaptive Insights
  • Anaplan
  • Board CPM
  • Host Analytics
  • Oracle EPM (Hyperion HFM / Planning, Oracle Cloud EPM (FCCS / PBCS)
  • Prevero
  • OneStream
  • CXO

What skills do you need to work with CPM?

Like any project management-based role, working with CPM requires a combination of hard and soft skills. These include:

CPM technical skills:

  • Experience with CPM software
  • SQL
  • Scripting in VB VBA
  • Knowledge of CPM maintenance or development

CPM soft skills:

  • Financial knowledge
  • Knowledge of FP&A or Financial Group Reporting
  • Ability to multitask
  • Analytical mindset
  • Organisational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills for stakeholder management
  • Good teamwork understanding

Different Types of Jobs That Use CPM:

  • CPM Project Directors
  • CPM Systems Managers
  • CPM Project Managers
  • CPM Functional Consultants
  • CPM Technical Consultants
  • CPM Developers
  • CPM Solution Architects,
  • CPM Systems Administrators
  • CPM Support Consultants
  • CPM Analysts
  • CPM Administrators

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