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FAC-P/PM Certification: Progressive Contracting Strategies for Programs Training Course (FPM 332)

COURSE TYPE

Advanced

Course Number

1332

Duration

3 Days

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Successful acquisitions begin by developing clear business and user requirements and progressing through concept development to performance-based contracts. This FAC-P/PM certifiation training course provides the skills to evaluate complex acquisition projects, including requirements, concept, technology and contract documentation.

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

You Will Learn How To:

  • Evaluate a requirements development process to establish mission-oriented capabilities and needs
  • Supervise effective market research, assess technology development processes and establish options to enhance business strategies
  • Evaluate a concept selection process and develop recommended courses of action

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Four years of program or project management experience, which shall include a minimum of one year of experience on Federal programs and projects, within the last ten 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

  • Reviewing Acquisition Management Principles

Recognizing acquisition authority

  • Defining a project mission
  • Addressing contract authority and oversight

Following acquisition principles

  • Following basic contract principles and federal acquisition regulations
  • Managing special acquisitions
  • Enhancing the Requirements Process

Meeting the mission needs

  • Defining mission-oriented agency capabilities
  • Developing user scenarios involving stakeholders

Evaluating the Statement of Needs

  • Selecting appropriate documents
  • Reviewing GAO best practices
  • Creating Valuable Market Research

Focusing on pertinent research

  • Evaluating technology maturity for acquisition planning
  • Identifying business strategy

Clarifying research findings

  • Addressing dual-use technologies
  • Validating market research

Matching requirements to development

  • Strategies for technology development
  • Applying best practices
  • Focusing the Concept Selection Process

Making alternatives meaningful

  • Delineating analysis of alternative concepts
  • Identifying concept benefits
  • Creating recommended courses of action

Selecting a successful concept

  • Specifying performance measures
  • Recommending a preferred system concept
  • Adhering to the Technology Development Process

Defining detailed requirements

  • Delineating system requirements
  • Preparing an R&D work statement
  • Creating key performance parameters
  • Conducting requirements trade-offs

Reporting to oversight organizations

  • Documenting the acquisition program baseline
  • Specifying the acquisition strategy/plan
  • Addressing A-94 assessments and evaluations
  • Addressing OMB 300 submittals
  • Preparing and Issuing the Solicitation

Preparing a comprehensive program specification

  • Identifying appropriate use of Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Identifying appropriate use of Statement Of Objectives (SOO)
  • Establishing appropriate evaluation criteria

Assisting in planning solicitation activities

  • Creating pre-award policies
  • Disseminating information and requirements
  • Addressing presolicitation communication options
  • Gathering Requirements and Support Documentation

Planning preaward actions

  • Outlining challenging contract clauses
  • Addressing multiple-incentive contracts
  • Avoiding SOW or SOO unintended nuances
  • Analyzing complex CLIN structures

Identifying unclear provisions

  • Aligning complex technical execution provisions
  • Addressing complex contract funding provisions
  • Specifying complex government funds provisions
  • Creating Performance-Based Service Agreements
  • Negotiating a baseline of performance
  • Evaluating management actions for acquisition services
  • Creating a level of support at a cost consistent with funding
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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 at any time after class and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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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

FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)

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