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FAC-P/PM Certification: Applied Leadership in Projects and Programs Training Course (FPM 234)



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An Integrated Master Plan is key to successfully managing large-scale government projects. Through a complex case study in FAC-P/PM certification training course, you gain the skills to coordinate the development of, oversee, evaluate and critique a systems engineering approach, Integrated Master Plan and Integrated Master Schedule.

Learning Tree’s FAC-P/PM training has been fully verified by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI).

You Will Learn How To:

  • Adapt contemporary leadership models to the needs of your agency and program
  • Understand the difference between leadership and management
  • Align government programs to agency goals with strategic thinking, creativity and entrepreneurship
  • Motivate teams to realize their full potential
  • Apply the fundamentals of modern negotiating techniques

Important Course Information


  • Two years of program or project management experience within the last five years.

FAC-P/PM Certification Information

  • All Federal employees (non DoD) who work in a Program/Project Management role are required to be FAC-P/PM certified. Private industry/contractors are eligible to attend FAC-P/PM training, but are not eligible to become certified.
  • FAC-P/PM certification is awarded at the agency level and requirements vary by agency. Check with your Acquisition Career Manager (ACM) for information on certification requirements.

Course Outline

  • Introducing the FAC-P/PM Program
  • Clarifying the FAC-P/PM initiative
  • Describing acquisition reforms
  • Establishing a culture of accountability
  • Identifying program and career imperatives
  • Achieving Success through Organizational Teamwork

Leading high-performing teams

  • Establishing urgency
  • Communicating a clear vision and strategy
  • Turning strategy into action
  • Communicating short-term wins across the organization
  • Consolidating documents
  • Working within your organization’s culture

Improving organizations and teams

  • Analyzing organizational frameworks
  • Establishing Integrated Product Development Teams (IPDT)

Developing the acquisition workforce

  • Coaching for desired performance
  • Evaluating employees through the appraisal process
  • Influencing Stakeholders

Increasing project support

  • Determining desired outcomes
  • Applying influence techniques

The power of influencing strategies

  • Applying active listening and logic
  • Relying on personal appeal
  • Leveraging assertiveness and bargaining
  • Negotiating for Results

Applying the Negotiating Framework

  • Determining interests vs. positions
  • Comparing relationships and desired outcomes

Applying game theory

  • Analyzing “The prisoners dilemma” and “Playing Chicken”
  • Establishing a culture of fairness

    Determining the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA)

    • Applying BATNA
    • Defining the zone of possible agreement

    Leading Negotiations

    • Negotiating claims
    • The Truth in Negotiation Act
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Tuition — Standard: $1532   Government: $1532

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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your Learning Tree course exam on the last day of your course or online any time after class.


Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

Earn 16 PDUs

PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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