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August 9, 2021

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Schulich Executive Learning Centre
Your learning process begins at registration! You’ll receive a preparation package, including the Skills Inventory for Supervisors and Managers questionnaire, before the first class. Use this to discover your leadership style, strengths and weaknesses. Apply this insight during your in-class...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3,161 USD
2 more dates
Schulich Executive Learning Centre
A project is any unique undertaking that creates a desired result. It contributes to one or more organizational objectives while achieving both project and product objectives. The five project management process groups, (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing)...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2,095 USD
2 more dates
Management Concepts
The acquisition of services from contractors is an important step in satisfying mission needs. If the service acquisition team doesn’t effectively assess, evaluate, and manage contractors then the mission could prove unsuccessful. You will learn practical techniques to develop and define service...
Aug 9—12, 2021
4 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,149 USD
16 more dates
Management Concepts
Government auditors play an important role in determining what and how audit results will be reported. You will gain communication skills and techniques that will enable you to convey critical information and to write effective and meaningful performance and financial audit reports. You will...
Aug 9—10, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Effective justification of defense budget requests make the difference between your budget being approved or rejected. An approved budget enables budgeteers to support delivering programs and their agency’s fulfillment of the mission. Budgeteers must also prepare a budget justification that...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Federal personnel, regardless of their roles, should have a working understanding of Federal financial management processes. You will align your work with your organization’s financial concerns and contribute to its effectiveness armed with this foundational knowledge of Federal laws. You will...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Subawards are the focus of increasing scrutiny from agency inspectors general, auditors, and Federal awarding offices. Pass-through entities must be especially careful when awarding grant dollars to subrecipients and act in accordance with the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). Learn to maintain a...
Aug 9—10, 2021
2 days in Tysons, Virginia, United States
Management Concepts
Federal personnel who award and manage grants and cooperative agreements need a complete understanding of the Federal grants lifecycle. This includes recognizing the legal basis for issuing Federal financial assistance and all the responsibilities that come with it. From preaward through...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Seattle, Washington, United States
1,019 USD
48 more dates
Management Concepts
The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance: Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, (2 CFR 200) is the cornerstone of Federal grants and financial assistance. You will learn when and how these requirements apply to program...
Aug 9—10, 2021
2 days in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Management Concepts
Obtaining the best value possible is a key objective for organizations charged with awarding federal property leases. After examining regulatory requirements, types of leases, and the phases of contract pricing, you will learn techniques and best practices to successfully negotiate real property...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,269 USD
12 more dates
Management Concepts
New Federal acquisition personnel are faced with the daunting responsibility of thoroughly understanding the Federal acquisition process and the various statutes and regulations that govern it. What does the process entail? What are the key roles and responsibilities? How do you navigate the...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,269 USD
19 more dates
Management Concepts
Selecting the best source for performing the requirements of a contract has a definite impact on the outcome of an acquisition. With high-dollar value, complex, or critical acquisitions, contracting personnel should use a more structured source selection approach. You will gain the knowledge and...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,269 USD
22 more dates
Management Concepts
The key difference between cooperative agreements and other award options is substantial agency involvement. But how do you establish parameters around that involvement? You will learn to identify and select the appropriate award instrument, manage agency involvement, and take the steps necessary...
Aug 9, 2021
1 day in Denver, Colorado, United States
Management Concepts
HR professionals must use data to inform decision-making and to make strategic business recommendations. You will gain an understanding of why and how analytics are used in HR, learn and apply an Analytics Process Model, and, using Microsoft Excel®, derive the most relevant data and techniques...
Aug 9—10, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Insight into sound business strategy is critical to problem-solving and decision-making within a mission-critical organization. Developing a strong foundation in data analysis techniques helps lead to this gained insight. You will learn numerous analytical techniques, including data preparation,...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,829 USD
46 more dates
Management Concepts
The high potential for numerous issues to arise during construction contracts means it is vital to be able to address and mitigate those issues in their most common form: claims. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of recognizing a potential claim, pricing considerations, terminations,...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Maintain your FAC-COR or DoD-COR Certification in an advanced class facilitated by an expert who can answer your most nuanced questions. Going far beyond just developing COR documentation, you will develop critical thinking, procurement strategy, requirements definition, and contract management...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1,269 USD
50 more dates
Management Concepts
Contracting and program personnel must understand the legal and practical implications of government contract claims. By examining case studies, you will gain an understanding of the different elements of a claim, and best practices for how to avoid claims. Learning Objectives Explain what...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,269 USD
4 more dates
Management Concepts
When workplace problems arise, an organization needs to think critically and develop solutions. Explore the nuances of critical thinking to challenge your own thinking, frame problems, and formulate plans. Starting with an opening exercise that stretches your creative thinking and finishing with...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,129 USD
31 more dates
Management Concepts
A Federal budget analyst’s inability to properly use Microsoft Excel can lead to poor financial performance. But learning how to effectively navigate Excel can result in more productive analyses and the ability to graphically represent data, aiding in organizational efforts to track expenditures...
Aug 9—12, 2021
4 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,139 USD
27 more dates
Management Concepts
Members of the contracting community must understand how to navigate contract law to be effective on the job. You will learn to identify and avoid legal problems, especially pertaining to laws and regulations relating to ethics, data rights, fiscal law, protests, and contract management. You will...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,239 USD
14 more dates
Management Concepts
Having an effective and well-trained audit staff promotes the successful delivery of audits, which in turn promotes the integrity and accountability of government to the public. You will gain a foundational knowledge of Government auditing essential for any new auditor. Note: This course has...
Aug 9—13, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,249 USD
17 more dates
Management Concepts
Contracting professionals must know how to properly use Federally-appropriated funds to be compliant with Federal appropriations law. Guided by GAO’s Principles of Federal Appropriations Law (the Red Book), you will learn to comply with relevant laws and regulations, gain a deeper understanding...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Fewer dollars available for mission needs means that acquisition personnel must optimize contractor performance. As a COR or program manager, how do you effectively oversee that performance? The processes required to elicit successful performance require planning, focused monitoring and...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
What are the differences between a fixed-price contract and a cost-reimbursement contract? Between an incentive contract and an indefinite-delivery contract? There are many factors to consider when selecting an appropriate contract, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. You will learn...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Once a Federal agency has determined a specific business need, it must initiate a project to satisfy that need. But how can a project manager align that project with the project management principles that support it? Learn foundational concepts such as cost estimating, earned value management...
Aug 9—11, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,689 USD
8 more dates

Online courses

Management Concepts
A concrete understanding of contracting principles can yield numerous benefits, even for non-contracting personnel. Build a strong foundation for future contracting work through an introduction to the Federal acquisition process by participating in extensive and relevant simulations. With an...
Aug 9—13, 2021
Online course
1,269 USD
84 more dates
Management Concepts
User stories help to define the functions a business system must provide and facilitate defining requirements on an Agile project. How do you know what your end user wants or needs? How can you define these needs in terms that are easy to understand and build to? You will learn the techniques for...
Aug 9—10, 2021
Online course
1,469 USD
6 more dates
Management Concepts
The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) guides the performance measurement and management activities required for all Federal financial assistance awards. Develop a foundational understanding of performance measurement approaches and the specific requirements and...
Aug 9—10, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Successful project managers do more than manage scope, schedule, cost, and resources; they exhibit the leadership and communication skills that propel a project forward and inspire confidence in those they lead. You will learn to develop the skills to optimize your team’s effectiveness by...
Aug 9—11, 2021
Online course
1,729 USD
21 more dates
Management Concepts
Government employees often face serious repercussions when Federally-appointed funds are used incorrectly. Complying with appropriations law requirements is a critical component of stewarding Federal funds. By exploring the Government Accountability Office's (GAO's) Principles of Federal...
Aug 9—12, 2021
Online course
1,119 USD
75 more dates
Management Concepts
Agencies need to tell contractors what to do, not how to do it. This is the guidance according to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 37, which requires agencies to maximize the use of performance-based methods when contracting. You will determine requirements by developing high-level...
Aug 9—11, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency policies encourage organizations to employ performance-based acquisition (PBA) methods. However, there are unique considerations surrounding PBAs, including standards of quality and methods of surveillance. You will learn the comprehensive...
Aug 9—13, 2021
Online course
1,269 USD
19 more dates
Management Concepts
Today’s Federal environment requires agencies to be capable of handling challenges, shifting priorities, and public demand to deliver high-quality results. A foundation in the requirements development process sets the stage for furthering your skills in decision analysis methods and technical...
Aug 9—12, 2021
Online course
2,059 USD
7 more dates
Management Concepts
User stories help to define the functions a business system must provide and facilitate defining requirements on an Agile project. How do you know what your end user wants or needs? How can you define these needs in terms that are easy to understand and build to? You will learn the techniques for...
Aug 9—10, 2021
Online course
1,469 USD
6 more dates
Management Concepts
Correctly using Federally-appropriated funds to comply with relevant laws and regulations is a critical responsibility for Federal employees. Refreshing your knowledge of appropriations law basics and gaining a deeper understanding of the latest changes and developments can help ensure your...
Aug 9—10, 2021
Online course