Federal Project Management Training

Leading Federal Government Projects (114)


Entry Level FAC-P/PM

  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Leading Federal Government Projects helps you understand the Project/Program Manager’s role within a federal agency and how it requires knowledge of the many facets of leadership. This course focuses on entry-level leadership competencies and performance outcomes, as defined by the FAC-P/PM policy and competency model. Participants will review the difference between leadership and management, communication theory, conflict management, and organizational and personal accountability. By the end of the course, participants will be able to define the principles of ethics and values in the acquisition process.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the role of the program manager and understand common leadership challenges they face.
  • Discuss the importance of accountability; organizational and personal.
  • Recognize how communication skills can assist with interpersonal and organizational conflicts.
  • Relate the role that leadership plays in establishing an ethical work environment.
  • Recognize how Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) is used to enhance an agency’s performance.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Builds effective teams
  • Builds networks
  • Collaborates
  • Demonstrates self-awareness
  • Drives engagement
  • Drives results
  • Ensures accountability
  • Instills trust
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Manages conflict
  • Values differences


  • Conflict management
  • Managing change
  • Negotiating and resolving conflict
  • Project resource planning and control
  • Stakeholder expectation management


  • Onsite instructor-led: 2 days - 16
  • Virtual instructor-led: 2 days - 16