FAC-P/PM-IT Training: Architecture and Design (FPM 513)

Course U211

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • 23 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Intermediate

In this FAC-P/PM-IT FPM 513 certification training course, you learn to apply the principles, concepts and methods of enterprise architecture and infrastructure design to align IT strategy with the goals of the organization. You also gain an understanding of data management, including modeling techniques, backup and recovery, data mining and data warehousing as well as the mechanisms required to deliver products and services within the enterprise. Additionally, you learn how to design networking, implement security and build an operations plan.

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

  • 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.

FAC-P/PM-IT Training: Architecture and Design (FPM 513) Delivery Methods

  • Training fully verified by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)
  • Train your whole team by bringing this course to your facility

FAC-P/PM-IT Training: Architecture and Design (FPM 513) Course Benefits

Analyze, interpret and evaluate technologies within a complex IT environmentApply the principles of agency and federal enterprise architecture to align IT strategy with the missionEnsure that software, hardware and networks are integrated through the principles of infrastructure designEmploy architectural methodologies in the design and development of information systemsOperationalize the principles, procedures and tools of information system design and data managementEstablish procedures to ensure delivery of products and services, including new or enhanced software

FPM 511 Course Outline

Complying with definitions and methods

  • Defining agency Enterprise Architecture (EA) and Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA)
  • Revealing Federal Reference Models

Standardizing and managing architecture

  • Establishing OMB Guidance
  • Increasing performance and throughput

Aligning the architecture with federal standards

  • Measuring results and improvement
  • Building a road map for IT development

Designing and developing information systems

  • Assessing risk, cost, quality and integrity
  • Analyzing and planning environments
  • Creating a blueprint for achievement

Managing system life cycles

  • Assessing assumptions and initial criteria
  • Establishing an implementation plan
  • Assuring integration success

Selecting hardware platforms

  • Managing devices and mobility
  • Building servers and data centers

Choosing operating systems

  • Evaluating servers and workstations
  • Incorporating mobile devices

Networking and telecommunications

  • Determining data communication requirements
  • Interconnecting technologies

Managing and storing data

  • Selecting operating systems and file systems
  • Defining data management systems

Designing and planning

  • Outlining system capacity and sizing/costing infrastructures
  • Selecting and evaluating architectures

Purchasing and contract negotiation

  • Establishing Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Creating a serviceability plan

Architecting data

  • Evaluating data sources
  • Segmenting for performance orientation
  • Selecting a tiered architecture
  • Designing a processing architecture

Defining basic concepts

  • Managing database systems
  • Designing storage and repositories

Ensuring data accuracy, consistency and currency

  • Modeling data and dictionaries
  • Standardizing data for normalization

Recognizing relational database principals

  • Interpreting terminology and models
  • Building techniques for effective performance
  • Maximizing operating efficiency
  • Establishing relationships and transaction criteria

Data warehousing and data mining

  • Defining models and standards
  • Implementing techniques and best practices

Maintaining hardware and infrastructure

  • Building layered support architecture
  • Leveraging specialty roles and knowledge bases

Establishing software systems support

  • Managing support issues
  • Coordinating roll-outs, updates and version control
  • Introducing security controls

Human factors in technical support

  • Promoting effective support teams
  • Layering help desk architectures

Servicing and maintaining the environment

  • Selecting tools and services
  • Establishing a support network

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This course provides the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to master the concepts covered in and provides some of the necessary prerequisites for earning FAC-P/PM IT certification.

Yes! Learning Tree provides Private Team Training that can save time and travel costs by training your entire team at once, at a convenient location of your choice. We handle all the details including instructor travel, tailored content, comprehensive course materials, shipping and equipment setup and teardown.

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