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FAC-P/PM IT Core-Plus: IT Infrastructure and Architectural Design

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Jan 27—30, 2020
4 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 2039
USD 509 per day
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USD 2039
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4 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 2039
USD 509 per day
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About the course

The FAC-P/PM IT Core-Plus specialization program addresses the specialized knowledge and abilities unique to IT projects areas. You will focus on technical performance outcomes to satisfy competencies related to IT management, security, and performance assurance. You will learn these skills and techniques through robust content, Federal examples, and hands-on exercises.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine IT knowledge domains of the Federal government
  • Select tools, equipment, and technologies used to assist individuals with disabilities to use computer equipment and software
  • Operationalize the principles, procedures, and tools of Federal data management
  • Gather, organize, and maintain information residing on information management systems
  • Select the principles, methods, and tools to assess the effectiveness and practicality of IT systems
  • Administer the principles, methods, and techniques of IT assessment, planning, management, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Discover and implement new developments and applications of IT (hardware, software, telecommunications), emerging technologies to business processes, and information systems to meet organizational requirements
  • Implement the principles, methods, and tools for the coordinated management of an IT program, to include providing oversight of multiple IT projects, integrating dependent schedules and deliverables, and related activities

Course Topics

Introduction to Federal Information Technology

  • Accessibility Concepts and Tools
  • Data and Information Management
  • IT Systems Performance Assessment
  • Information Resource Utilization Strategies and Planning
  • Technology Awareness
  • IT Program Management


  • USG Accessibility Legislation
  • Application of Section 508 Standards and Regulations

Data Management

  • Database Systems Concepts
  • Database Storage
  • Database Design
  • Data Optimization, Execution, and Support
  • Data Models

Information Management

  • Introduction to Information Management
  • Data Mining
  • Federal Information Management Regulations and Policies
  • Information Management Structure
  • Best Practices for Federal Content and Document Management

IT Performance Assessment

  • IT Performance Assessment Terminology
  • Performance Assessment Objectives
  • Operational Information Systems
  • Agency Accountability

Information Resource Strategy and Planning

  • Information Resource Management (IRM)
  • Key IRM Laws and Regulations
  • Federal IT Investment Processes
  • Agency Strategic Plans and Visions
  • Capacity Planning
  • IRM Acquisition Vehicle Choices

Technology Awareness

  • Keeping IT Systems Current
  • Legal Aspects of Deploying Network Innovations
  • IT Trends for Federal Agencies

IT Program Management

  • Financial Methods for Program Management
  • Meeting Program Acquisition Objectives
  • Responding to Stakeholder Concerns
  • Mitigating IT and Cybersecurity Risks
  • Innovative IT Acquisition Strategies
  • Systems Engineering, Testing, and Project Execution

Who should attend

This course is designed for IT Project managers who have completed their FAC-P/PM certification at the Mid-Level and must obtain the FAC-P/PM IT Core- Plus Specialization.

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