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September 13, 2021

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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...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1,269 USD
84 more dates
Management Concepts
As the most widely-recognized certification for project managers, the Project Management Professional (PMP®) can take your career to the next level. Passing the PMP® Exam requires project management knowledge, intensive preparation, and test-taking skills. You will identify areas to focus your...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2,339 USD
15 more dates
Management Concepts
The FAC-P/PM IT Core-Plus specialization program addresses the specialized knowledge and abilities unique to IT project areas. You will focus on technical performance outcomes and satisfy competencies related to IT Infrastructure & Architectural Design. Learn these skills and techniques through...
Sep 13—16, 2021
4 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2,139 USD
10 more dates
Management Concepts
Auditors, funders, and recipients need to understand how well Federal grants are managed and perform. Audits provide a mechanism for monitoring grants, ensuring that recipients meet financial and performance goals, and correct issues. You will build foundational knowledge of the audit process,...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Tysons, Virginia, United States
Management Concepts
In project and program management, something can and will go wrong. Even successful projects must identify, assess, and mitigate risk. Solid risk management best practices are critical to delivering projects that adhere to timeframes, budgets, and quality requirements. You will learn different...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,729 USD
18 more dates
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...
Sep 13—15, 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...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Houston, Texas, 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...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Dallas, Texas, United States
1,019 USD
48 more dates
Management Concepts
The acquisition of goods and services with Federal money requires diligence and business acumen. You will be able to conduct acquisitions for your organization with confidence with a better understanding of price and cost analyses in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). This...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Atlanta, Georgia, United States
1,269 USD
8 more dates
Management Concepts
With an ever-increasing eye on key players in the Executive and Legislative Branches, Federal employees must learn to properly appropriate, allocate, and spend billions of Federal dollars annually. Through examination of current events, you will learn the formulation, enactment, and execution...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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...
Sep 13, 2021
1 day in Tysons, Virginia, 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,...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,829 USD
46 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...
Sep 13—16, 2021
4 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,119 USD
75 more dates
Management Concepts
Experienced contracting personnel understand the contracting process but may not be aware of the specifics of architect-engineering services contracting, including relevant laws and regulations. You will gain the knowledge and skills to apply the unique aspects of contracting for...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Tysons, Virginia, United States
1,269 USD
19 more dates
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...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,269 USD
50 more dates
Management Concepts
One of the most important—and most difficult—things effective leaders do is engaging their team members. An effective leader promotes a workplace environment that supports adaptability, innovation, and growth. Through interactive discussions and exercises, you will learn to identify factors that...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Management Concepts
Federal agencies are faced with tight economic conditions, shifting priorities, and public demand to deliver results. Program managers must not only manage multiple projects, but also ensure that those projects align with agency goals—all while maximizing performance and minimizing risk. You will...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,729 USD
16 more dates
Management Concepts
Learning Objectives Understand and describe concepts of the Agile/Scrum environment Apply Agile framework principles and techniques Examine the components of Scrum Master planning Analyze techniques and tools of successful Federal Scrum Masters Examine how to manage and monitor...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,469 USD
7 more dates
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...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,269 USD
19 more dates
Management Concepts
Most Federal agencies have experienced a lack of cost and pricing expertise within their contracting workforce, which leads to waste and other funding misuse. Understanding how indirect costs function will allow you greater oversight and control of your agency’s financials. Learning...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
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...
Sep 13—16, 2021
4 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,139 USD
27 more dates
Management Concepts
A professional memo or email should not read the same as a social media post or a message to a friend. Communicating effectively in a professional manner with the correct tone and style can be difficult. But by building on your knowledge of writing basics, you will learn to write various types of...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Management Concepts
Some believe that successfully navigating relationships is an inherent quality that can’t be learned—but this is not true. Developing your interpersonal skills increases your self-awareness and strengthens your ability to better understand others. Gain a better understanding of your communication...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,129 USD
26 more dates
Management Concepts
What are the essential traits and behaviors of leaders and how can they be honed throughout your career? Skills like engaging, motivating, coaching, and enhancing performance are integral to the success of all leaders. As the first step to seeking out opportunities for growth, you will learn...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,129 USD
37 more dates
Management Concepts
Leaders exist at all levels of an organization, and face challenges no matter their role. But with challenges come opportunities. Learn how to identify and seek out those opportunities, and use your strengths to communicate effectively, build relationships, and solve problems. Using real-world...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in San Antonio, Texas, United States
1,059 USD
46 more dates
Management Concepts
Effective supervisors need to be more than managers of people; they also need to have a full understanding of the policies, procedures, and accountabilities that apply to government supervisors. You will learn legal guidelines and best practices to effectively collaborate with HR representatives....
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,239 USD
14 more dates
Management Concepts
Understanding the legal framework behind the FAR is essential for acquisition team members’ professional competence and growth. You will walk through the full range of legal issues that frequently arise in Federal contracting by reading and evaluating actual cases from the Comptroller General,...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Dallas, Texas, United States
1,269 USD
10 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...
Sep 13—17, 2021
5 days in Denver, Colorado, United States
1,249 USD
17 more dates
Management Concepts
For many, public speaking is an anxiety-inducing part of their work. Given that this daunting task is a responsibility for nearly every professional, how will you ensure that you’re communicating clearly and confidently? Learn to create and organize content, to write compelling introductions, and...
Sep 13—15, 2021
3 days in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1,129 USD
32 more dates
Management Concepts
Project management is not just for designated project managers. Every project—no matter the size—requires you to use sound project management principles, including interacting with stakeholders, managing and mitigating risk, and following the project lifecycle. You will learn the basics of...
Sep 13—14, 2021
2 days in Seattle, Washington, United States
1,469 USD
12 more dates

Online courses

Management Concepts
Accurate Federal financial statements help build taxpayer confidence that Federally-appropriated funds are being managed as intended. If you are responsible for preparing, reviewing, or auditing Federal financial statements, you know how important these accounting functions are in supporting...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Performance auditors conduct complex audits, provide recommendations to improve processes, and support decision-making through data analysis. It is critical for both auditors and auditees to gain insight into how effective performance audits are performed with such varied responsibilities. You...
Sep 13—15, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Many budget and program analysts understand the nuances of the budget process, but understanding how to leverage Microsoft Excel to analyze budgets and finances is a value-added skill for any organization. This skill is critical to the accurate and timely preparation of budget worksheets. After...
Sep 13—15, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
The standards contained in the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) provide Federal financial managers and accounting personnel the historical context to effectively carry out their responsibilities. You will develop the foundational knowledge to ensure your organization complies...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Successful grants managers understand how the Federal cost principles affect their awards. Gain a firm grounding and practical experience in the concepts central to cost principles by applying them to different recipient types. Use the cost principles throughout the grants lifecycle: budget...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
With increased scrutiny of acquisitions, it is critical that the source selection process is done responsibly. Through a real-world simulation, you will complete the seven steps of the services acquisition process. Additionally, you will learn to prepare acquisition documents, develop and deliver...
Sep 13—24, 2021
Online course
2,749 USD
21 more dates
Management Concepts
Effective internal control is the first line of defense against waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement of Federal funds. Complying with regulations that ensure reliability and accountability of financial information is not only critical to the success of an organization or agency, but is also...
Sep 13—15, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Internal controls are integral to effective grants management. In order to conduct effective internal controls, grants managers need a foundational knowledge of Government Accountability Office (GAO) standards, risk management, and requirements outlined in 2 CFR 200. You will practice applying...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
Reactionary, short-term thinking limits an individual’s—and an organization’s—growth and success. When you consider the larger picture, you gain a valuable perspective that enables you to make decisions to address immediate needs and achieve long-term success. You will identify characteristics of...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course
Management Concepts
The planning and management of government performance audits in today’s rapidly changing environment is challenging. Audit managers can overcome this challenge with a focus on Yellow Book guidelines for managing and keeping audits on track. You will learn about modern leadership techniques, how...
Sep 13—14, 2021
Online course