Skillful leadership traits are vital to successfully overseeing large-scale, high-visibility government programs and driving strategic missions. This FAC-P/PM Progressive Leadership in Program Management course provides the leadership skills to build strong relationships and leverage the strengths of others toward the attainment of organizational goals. Plus, this FPM 334 course will help you in achieving FAC-P/PM Senior-Level certification.
Learning Tree’s FAC-P/PM training has been fully verified by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI).
Progressive Leadership in Program Management Course Delivery Methods
Progressive Leadership in Program Management Course Information
In this FPM 334 course, you will:
- More effectively project yourself as a leader in the federal acquisition process.
- Differentiate between management and leadership.
- Apply leadership models to your situation.
- Learn techniques to embrace change.
- Lead Project Portfolio initiatives.
Four years of program or project management experience, which shall include a minimum of one year of experience on Federal programs and projects within the last ten years.
FAC-P/PM certification is awarded at the agency level, and requirements vary by agency.
Progressive Leadership in Program Management Course Outline
Projecting yourself as a leader
- Navigating leadership challenges throughout the acquisitions process
- Defining the science and art of program management
Differentiating between management and leadership
- Evaluating management activities
- Assessing leadership actions
Building a shared vision as a catalyst for change
- Balancing facts with emotion
- Guiding teams through leadership
Exploring modern leadership frameworks
- Identifying leadership attributes within your team
- Establishing self-awareness of your values
- Leading with an entrepreneurial mindset
Addressing external awareness
- Investigating local and national policies that can impact your agency
- Monitoring industry trends
Establishing an atmosphere of accountability
- Championing accountability within the government
- Steering accountability within the contracting community
Evaluating the team dynamics necessary to solve complex problems
- Describing characteristics of an effective team
- Implementing effective Integrated Product Team (IPT) structures
- Communicating with team members
- Empowering team members to engage proactively
Leading the technical community
- Identifying the behavioral qualities of technical experts
- Resolving conflicts regarding interface issues
- Managing the debate over technical soundness
- Leading the verification and validation process
Evaluating known/unknown stakeholders
- Mitigating difficult relationships early
- Maintaining professionalism throughout conflict
Creating your stakeholder strategy
- Evaluating strategy objectives
- Briefing the executive branch and Congress
Expanding channels of communication
- Employing active listening skills
- Encouraging outreach and regular communication
Adapting a process for driving cultural change
- Overcoming the political hurdles
- Leading a complex change effort
- Deploying best practices in change management
- Evaluating progress
- Instituting regular evaluation
Working with a multiple-project mindset
- Transitioning from a competitive mindset to a cooperative mindset
- Defining the organizational objectives
The importance of financial tools
- Outlining common business tools
- Prioritizing projects to optimize goals