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FPM 418: Project Management for Contracting Professionals

This three-day course will explore the distinct issues in project management that are faced by contracting professionals such as regulations, procedures, evaluation, and personnel. You will learn skills such as priority setting, personnel management, expectation setting, negotiating, simple writing, and effective communications. This course will focus on the different phases of the acquisition lifecycle: acquisition planning, contract formation, and performance and administration. You will also be introduced to the critical steps that will ensure a successful contracting process.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the three domains that constitute the federal triad and how it applies to program/project management
  • Describe the purpose, goals, and roles/responsibilities of the Federal acquisition system
  • Describe the elements of contract formation: solicitation, evaluation, and award
  • Conduct market research
  • Select evaluation methodology
  • Understand how CPARS should be considered during a project and how to leverage the data to create better outcomes
  • Understand how the FAR impacts the management of a project
  • Apply best practices to create a high-performing acquisition team
  • Understand the importance and key aspects of acquisition planning
  • Identify the functions needed to terminate and close out a contract

Pre-Requisites

None

Course ID

FPM 418

Length

3 Days

CLPs

24

Testimonials

“I will be able to use what I learned in the office. Very relevant content!” – 2021 participant

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