Federal Project Management Training

Program Management for the Federal Government (311)


Senior Level FAC-P/PM

  • Digital/E-learning
  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Program Management for the Federal Government lays the foundational knowledge and skills to implement essential activities throughout the life cycle of a typical government program. You will explore the systems engineering, life cycle logistics, test and evaluation, and requirements development and management competencies, as defined by the latest FAC-P/PM policy. You will build a stronger foundation in the program’s multiple components and deliverables, their interdependencies, and the program manager’s role in coordinating all of them.

Learning objectives

  • As program managers, increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the strategic value of a program, including systems engineering and test and evaluation processes.
  • Describe the relationship between agency acquisition policies and user/mission requirements.
  • Follow a systems approach to strategically aligning programs to organizational strategies and managing cost/schedule/technical specifications.
  • Apply proven tools and techniques to program management.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Action oriented
  • Balances stakeholders
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Directs work
  • Drives results
  • Drives vision and purpose
  • Ensures accountability
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Plans and aligns
  • Resourcefulness


  • Multi-project management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Program and project integration management
  • Program and project life cycle management
  • Program and project schedule management
  • Program and project tracking and reporting
  • Risk management
  • Verify requirements


  • Onsite instructor-led: 3 days - 24
  • Virtual instructor-led: 3 days - 24
  • Digital/E-learning: 3 days - 24