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ACT-IAC Academy


The ACT-IAC Academy provides high quality educational training to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals interested in the management and application of technology to government.  The Academy also includes courses designed to improve business acumen and leadership skills.  Courses offered under the Academy are provided through partnerships with ACT-IAC members.

ACT-IAC members who register for courses offered through the ACT-IAC Academy receive a discount on the tuition fee.  Educational credits are available for most courses.  ACT-IAC's current partners and their education offerings are listed below. 


Featured Curriculum

Business Development Life-Cycle. Parker Group Consulting offers 4 comprehensive courses that span the full life cycle of Business Development. Each course may be taken as a 2 full-day training, or taken as four individual half-day modules. Click on each course for information on course content and schedule of when classes will be offered.




Agilious is a highly specialized Agile technology consulting firm with deep expertise in enabling people and organizations to perform at their highest agility. As passionate practitioners we bring over 19 years of real-world Agile and Lean experience to empower our clients to eliminate waste, create a culture of continuous improvement, and delight their customers by delivering value at an extraordinary pace. Our customers achieve people powered agility via our Agile Transformation, Agile Training, Agile Product Development, and Agile Engineering services. Learn more HERE.  



Beyond20 is a full-service consulting and training firm specializing in digital transformation enablement and strategy. With core practice areas in Service Management, DevOps, CyberSecurity, AIOps, and Agile Transformation, Beyond20 offers a comprehensive range of solutions to support our clients through training, advisory services, and technology platforms. Beyond20 supports core partnerships with Cherwell Software, OpsRamp, BeyondTrust, Microsoft, and ComAround. Our client list includes over 25% of the 2020 Fortune100, as well as over 90 Federal Agencies.  Learn More HERE.

cc pace

CC Pace has been delivering innovative IT solutions that provide business value to our clients for nearly four decades. Since 2000, we’ve been using Agile as our primary delivery method. Along with our core competency of software development and deployment, our expertise has resulted in a robust Agile training and coaching practice that has reached nearly 36,000 students. Our practitioners possess years of Agile project experience along with certifications such as CSM, CSD, CSPO, ICAgile, PMP, SAFe, Kanban and others. For more information on CC Pace, CLICK HERE.

Four Score Consulting


  Four Score Consulting was born from a love of history and the search for a usable past.  That passion led us to create a series of history-themed leadership development events that seek to simultaneously improve participants’ performance and leadership while sparking their interest in history.  What can we learn from the Battle of Gettysburg about employee engagement?  Our portfolio includes a variety of keynotes, seminars, and immersion experiences ranging from one hour to three days.  Whether you are interested in becoming a better communicator, strategic leader, supervisor, negotiator, or innovator, there are lessons from the past that can provide fresh and compelling ways to think about these challenges.  More information HERE.

IRIS Learning Network

The IRIS Learning Network is a division of IRIS Health Solutions that provides Health Information Technology (HIT) standards and technology training for executives. IRIS' HIT subject matter experts lead the courses along with a senior HIT analyst in small in-person groups to explore current HIT trends, helping to keep executives ahead of the technology learning curve. Education sessions are broken up into four 59-minute segments that can be taken one at a time or all in one day. Each session is taught in groups of up to 6 at our state-of-the-art training facility in Old Town Alexandria.

Through ACT-IAC, IRIS Learning Network training courses for executives will be made available to larger in-person groups and via webinar at their training facility in Northern Virginia.  To learn More CLICK HERE.

JOLT Advantage group

JOLT Advantage Group is an experienced RPA services provider, with a strong background and specialization in training and change management. We're pleased to offer our advanced Robotic Process Automation (RPA) developer training to government employees via ACT-IAC to help them drive digital transformation in their agencies. As a certified RPA implementation and training services partner for the leading RPA technology in the public sector, UiPath, our courses are designed to help our students gain hands-on experience and exposure creating software robots in the UiPath RPA platform.  Our certified experts will leverage their own professional experience in working across a wide range of RPA projects to provide guidance and lessons learned to build effective automation solutions within an organization.  To learn more about JOLT, CLICK HERE

Learning Tree International

Special Tuition Savings from Learning Tree International for ACT-IAC members.
With 40+ years as a proven market leader, Learning Tree is pleased to partner with the ACT-IAC Academy to provide relevant IT and management training that improves the adoption of skills, and accelerates the implementation of technical and business processes required to improve IT service delivery.

Over 2.4 million professionals have enhanced their skills through Learning Tree’s extensive course library including: web development, cyber security, program and project management, Agile, operating systems, networking, cloud computing, leadership, and more.

To learn more, CLICK HERE.

Parker Group Consulting

Parker Group Consulting (PGC) provides management consulting services to federal agencies and corporations. PGC's industry luminaries were brought together to thoughtfully develop a curriculum that meets the needs of the executive management, business development, capture professionals, and operations/delivery personnel for today's most significant industry leaders. These same practices are tailored for Small and Mid-Tier firms to ensure a sustainable, revenue-healthy pipeline into the federal marketplace. While many will offer similar offerings, few will have high-quality course content developed by experienced and successful executives with real-world experience from both the industry and federal customer perspective. 

PGC focuses on teaching federal contractors the skills and techniques necessary to build winning, successful government partnerships, translating those relationships into compliant, compelling and winning proposals, and maintaining those same partnerships through quality service delivery.  Learn more HERE!


ACT-IAC Academy

Events and Forums

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm


Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 4:00am to Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:00am

Sunday, November 7, 2021 - 7:00am to Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 5:00pm

Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 12:15pm to Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 4:00pm

COI Meetings

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm