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The ACT-IAC Academy is currently offering courses needed for the Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-PPM) and IT Specialization (FAC-P/PM-IT).  These offerings are described below.

FEDERAL ACQUISITION CERTIFICATION FOR PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGERS – ENTRY LEVEL

Program and project managers are critical to developing accurate government requirements, defining measurable performance standards, and managing life-cycle activities to ensure that intended outcomes are achieved.  The FAC-P/PM certification establishes the essential functional and technical competencies needed by program and project managers.

This four-course FAI-verified Entry level FAC-P/PM training program provides Federal PMs with training which has been verified by FAI as aligning to all seven Senior-level FAC-P/PM competencies, and which enables Industry professionals to truly “speak the same language” as their Federal colleagues. 

All government and industry students receive course completion certificates at the conclusion of each course offering.  All students who complete the entire series earn a voucher for a FREE online CAPM® test prep course.  For additional information on this program, including course content, schedule and fees, click here.

FEDERAL ACQUISITION CERTIFICATION FOR PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGERS (FAC-PPM) – SENIOR LEVEL

Program and project managers are critical to developing accurate government requirements, defining measurable performance standards, and managing life-cycle activities to ensure that intended outcomes are achieved.  The Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) establishes the essential functional and technical competencies needed by program and project managers.  These competencies are set forth in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy memorandum of April 25, 2007 – “The Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers.”

This program provides the training that Senior-level Federal employees need to earn for this important certification, and enables industry professionals to truly “speak the same language” as their Federal colleagues. 

The FAC Academy offers a four course Federal Acquisition Institute verified senior level training series.  Students who complete all 96 hours of training will receive a Master’s Certificate in Federal Acquisition Management for Program and Project Managers.   For additional information on this program, including course content, schedule and fees, click here

FEDERAL ACQUISITION CERTIFICATION FOR PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGERS CORE-PLUS: IT SPECIALIZATION (FAC-P/PM-IT)

The purpose of the FAC-P/PM Core-Plus specialization is to establish the additional training, experience and continuous learning requirements for FAC-P/PM certified personnel who manage specific investments requiring specialized knowledge, skills and abilities. The first core-plus area to be addressed in this certification program is for information technology (FAC-P/PM-IT) project and program managers.  This program provides the training that mid and senior-level Federal employees need to earn for this important certification, and enables industry professionals to truly “speak the same language” as their Federal colleagues. 

The FAC Academy offers a three course Federal Acquisition Institute verified level training series designed for mid and senior level FAC-P/PMs who are assigned to IT programs or projects.  Students who complete all 88 hours of training will receive a Master’s Certificate in Federal Acquisition Management – IT Specialization.   In order to receive this certificate students must have previously received the mid or senior level FAC-P/PM certification.  For additional information on this program, including course content, schedule and fees, click here.

 

Conferences

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 3:30pm to 7:00pm

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 7:00am to Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

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