Federal Project Management Training

Scheduling and Cost Control for Federal Government Projects (113)


Entry Level FAC-P/PM

  • Onsite Instructor-led
  • Virtual instructor-led

Scheduling and Cost Control for Federal Government Projects provides participants with the information to estimate cost and time input to generate a WBS and then monitor projects using earned value management. This course reviews best practices to meet the requirements of OMB A-94 and A-11 and addresses the entry-level business, cost, and financial management competencies and performance outcomes, as defined by the FAC-P/PM policy and competency model. Calculation of schedules, using the PERT technique, and interpretation of data from a time-phased distribution of project costs will also be reviewed.

Learning objectives

  • Identify what is needed to create a WBS to identify and assign resources, predict cost, and generate time estimates.
  • Calculate schedules using PERT and analyze projects with earned value management techniques.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of OMB A-94 and OMB A-11 application.
  • Demonstrate the ability to oversee the application of total lifecycle systems management.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Action oriented
  • Collaborates
  • Directs work
  • Drives results
  • Ensures accountability
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Plans and aligns
  • Resourcefulness


  • Costing and budgeting
  • Project communications management
  • Project cost and budget management
  • Project estimating
  • Project resource planning and control
  • Project schedule management
  • Project scope management
  • Project tracking and reporting


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