Federal Project Management Training

Acquisition for Federal Government Project Managers (112)


Entry Level FAC-P/PM

  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Acquisition for Federal Government Project Managers presents the federal project/program manager’s role within the government acquisition process and relates their project activities to various acquisition methodologies, in particular performance- based acquisition. Participants will learn about various acquisition activities, specific to entry-level contracting competencies and performance outcomes, as defined by FAC-P/ PM policy and competency model. The course will include how to develop a statement of work, contribute to a source selection plan development, and participate in a contract administration, including contract modifications and terminations.

Learning objectives

  • Identify and define federal acquisition roles and responsibilities.
  • Explain the process to develop a Statement of Work and a Source Selection Plan.
  • Describe performance-based acquisition and benefits to the government.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contract administration, including modifications and terminations.
  • Oversee project closeout activities, including final payment and documenting lessons learned.


  • Acquisition planning
  • Contract/procurement planning
  • Contract closeout
  • Contract types
  • Cost estimates
  • Ethics in acquisition
  • Performance assessment and surveillance (vendor)
  • Requirements package
  • Source selection processes and criteria
  • Statements of work


  • Onsite instructor-led: 3 days - 24
  • Virtual instructor-led: 3 days - 24