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The federal government’s training needs continue to evolve, and so should your learning solutions. As part of our ongoing commitment to providing the public sector with the most up-to-date information, our subject matter experts and instructional designers continue to enhance current courses and create newly relevant ones. Check back often because we will continue to add to this list, and call us at 888-545-8571 if you have suggestions for additional content or need assistance with registering yourself or your team.

Acquisition & Contracting

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
1231 CON 1100 Contract Foundations Course 8 days Students will learn the basics of contract formulation, from requirement to market research, and the activities leading to pre-award. DAU equivalent course. Part of the new Contracting certification track for 2022. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Registration Open Now
1232 CON 1200 Pre-Award Contracting 10 days Get a complete understanding of pre-award contracting activities, from market research findings through source selection. DAU equivalent course. Part of the new Contracting certification track for 2022. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Registration Open Now
1233 CON 1300 Contract Award 8 days An in-depth exploration of the basics of contract award activities, from formulating the source selection decision through announcement and publication of the award. DAU equivalent course. Part of the new Contracting certification track for 2022. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
1234 CON 1400 Post-Award Contracting 8 days Learn the basics of how to administer a contract after award, including building the contract file, and modifications through contract closeout. DAU equivalent course. Part of the new Contracting certification track for 2022. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
Acquisition & Contracting Credentials/Career Development Programs Varies by credential Credentials are more than just training—they support your career development from the classroom to the real world. Our credential programs are 3 to 4 courses in length and are aligned with industry-standard competencies set forth by NCMA, CMS, CMBOK and/or DAU. Each program will give you the advanced knowledge you need on specialized topics such as Agile Acquisition, Construction & Architect-Engineer Services Acquisition, and even Program Protection-Cyber. View our current offerings here, and watch for the eight new Credentials/Career Development Programs coming this fall. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
Career Gateway: Acquisition Approximately 7–9 months This program will teach students all the foundational technical knowledge acquisition and contracting professionals will need for certification, plus leadership preparatory skills not usually included in early-career programs. Students will learn business acumen, professional skills, critical thinking, and decision-making. A facilitated cohort experience, where participants will apply the foundational technical knowledge within a realistic experiential scenario. After completion, participants will have the tools they’ll need to be successful acquisition and contracting professionals. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
Data-Driven Decision-Making for Contracting Professionals 2 days You will apply a data-driven process to decision-making while considering both the larger business context around risk and uncertainty and the organizational factors that influence stakeholder acceptance of data-driven conclusions. Relevant examples will help you learn to arrive at decisions individually, as a team, or as an organization. Acquisition and contracting professionals and team members who gather and analyze data as well as individuals who make decisions based on data gathered by others Estimated Release Date Spring 2023

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
1021 CON 2440V Construction Contracting 5 days Contracting for construction comes with its own set of guidelines and approaches. Personnel responsible for construction contracting must understand the nuances of the construction acquisition and contracting phases to successfully obtain goods and services. You will gain the knowledge and skills to contract for federal government construction—from acquisition planning through closeout. You will learn how to conduct market research and administer the contract.

Note: this is a current FAC-C Level III Certification elective course.
This course is designed for contracting personnel involved in the construction process. Additionally, contracting officer’s representatives involved in construction project oversight may find this course to be beneficial. Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
CON 2430V Architect and Engineering Contracting 5 days 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 architect-engineer services pursuant to Public Law 92-582, the Selection of Architects and Engineers statute, and FAR Part 36. Through numerous assignments and case studies, you will go through the contracting process—with an eye focused on the nuances of this specialized area. This course is designed for experienced contracting personnel new to the acquisition of architect-engineer services. Those currently buying architect-engineer services may use this as a refresher course and to earn continuing education credits to maintain certification. Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
CON 3700V Acquisition Law 4 ½ days 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 analyze actual court decisions, discuss how judicial decisions affect the acquisition process, and leave class with best practices you can implement on the job. Contracting personnel who require an elective to complete their Level III certification training requirements or other acquisition personnel who wish to gain an appreciation for how government contract law and judicial decisions affect the acquisition process Estimated Release Date Spring 2023

Analytics

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
Evidence-Based Hypothesis Building 2 days The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (Evidence Act) urges the federal government to make decisions using the best available evidence. This course will teach students to follow a logic model to formulate hypotheses based on evidence to aid the agency’s decision-making process. Data analysts and others involved in contributing to the data that form the basis of the agency annual evaluation plan Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
Business Acumen for Analysts 2 days Possessing “business acumen” means that you can speedily understand, address, and resolve business issues in ways that are likely to produce positive results. This course will teach analysts how to apply business acumen to a data project. Federal employees who are expected to understand data analysis as a part of their role Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
The Data Ethics Framework 2 days The Federal Data Strategy Action Plan required the development of a Data Ethics Framework, which is intended to help agency employees, managers, and leaders make ethical decisions as they acquire, manage, and use data. This course will provide guidance to encourage ethical decision-making at all levels of the federal government when acquiring, managing, and using data to support agency missions. All federal employees who acquire, manage, and use data Estimated Release Date Winter 2022

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4604 Data-Driven Decision-Making 2 days You will apply a data-driven process to decision-making while considering both the larger business context around risk and uncertainty and the organizational factors that influence stakeholder acceptance of data-driven conclusions. Relevant examples will help you learn to arrive at decisions individually, as a team, or as an organization. Individuals who gather and analyze data as well as individuals who make decisions based on data gathered by others Estimated Release Date Winter 2022
4606 Data Visualization 2 days Applying best practices for data visualization will allow you to solve problems, identify how to use visuals in presentations and reports, and make decisions. You will learn how to use data visuals to convey distribution and relationships and how to use the psychology of perception to assess and enhance the impact of these visuals for your audience. Federal employees who are interested in or work with data sets for visual presentation Estimated Release Date Winter 2022

Financial Management

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
5815 Information Systems Audit 3 days This three-day course is designed to provide guidance on information systems audits. This course aligns with GAGAS and the Yellow Book’s Federal Information System Control Audit Manual, giving auditors insight into information system audits for programs, governance, implementation, management, or cybersecurity. Federal, state, and local auditors who need to plan and conduct information systems audits Registration Open Now
5083 Joint Travel Regulations-PCS for DoD Civilian Employees 2 days (3-day version in development) This course is designed for individuals who are involved with processing or certifying DoD PCS orders, claims for PCS per-diem travel, transportation or other allowances, or housing relocation. It applies to Joint Travel Regulations for DoD civilian employees and their dependents and other travelers who are authorized to use appropriated DoD funding. The forthcoming 3-day version will include enhancements to lessons’ exercises and resources as well as improved timing of lessons to allow for a more in-depth experience.

Looking for a more comprehensive overview? Consider pairing this course with 5081—Joint Travel Regulations-TDY
DoD travel management personnel, approving officers, reviewing officials, supervisors, budget analysts, auditors, and anyone who will be making a PCS move 2-day – Available Now!
3-day – Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
5084 Joint Travel Regulations-PCS for Service Members 2 days This course is designed for individuals who are involved with processing or certifying DoD PCS orders, claims for PCS per-diem travel, transportation or other allowances, or housing relocation. It applies to Joint Travel Regulations for Uniformed Service members and their dependents and other travelers who are authorized to use appropriated DoD funding.

Looking for a more comprehensive overview? Consider pairing this course with 5081 – Joint Travel Regulations-TDY
DoD travel management personnel, approving officers, reviewing officials, supervisors, budget analysts, auditors, and anyone who will be making a PCS move Estimated Release for Winter 2023
5082 Federal Travel Regulation-PCS for Civilians Employees 2 days This course is designed for individuals who are involved with processing or certifying PCS orders, claims for PCS per-diem travel, transportation or other allowances, or housing relocation. It applies to Federal Travel Regulation for Non-DoD Agencies’ civilian employees and their dependents and other travelers who are authorized to use appropriated DoD funding.

Looking for a more comprehensive overview? Consider pairing this course with 5081—Joint Travel Regulations-TDY
Federal Agencies travel management personnel, approving officers, reviewing officials, supervisors, budget analysts, auditors, and anyone who will be making a PCS move Estimated Release for Winter 2023
5318 G-Invoicing- Reimbursable Solution 3 days This course explores the federal government reimbursable application, G-Invoicing, from understanding of the buy/sell transactions through receipt and acceptance of general terms and conditions agreements, orders and invoicing. All Federal Agencies must begin new reimbursable activity using G-Invoicing after October 1, 2022. All federal employees involved in support or execution of intragovernmental activity. This large audience could include individuals from financial management, acquisition, program management, logistics, and information technology. Estimated Release for Winter 2023

Improved & Revised Courses

Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
5848 Audit Interviews: Skills for Success 2 days This course has been updated with additional content to enhance students’ experience of improving their interviewing skills and gaining insights into active listening and nonverbal communication while gathering audit evidence. Auditors new and old in federal, state, and local government as well as private audit firms can benefit from this training. Registration Open Now
5802 Preparing for High-Impact Audit Reports 2 days This course has been updated to improve students’ experience in gaining the skills needed to compose effective and thought-provoking audit reports. You will learn best practices that will help you prepare for financial audits, performance audits, and attestation engagements. Auditors new and old in federal, state, and local government as well as private audit firms can benefit from this training. Registration Open Now
5189 The Legislative Process: Working with Congress 3 days This course has been updated to provide additional insights for federal personnel who need to know and understand how Congress is organized and functions toward authorizing and appropriating for federal agencies. All Federal Personnel Registration Open Now

Grants & Assistance

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
2094 Relationship-Building for Effective Grants Management 2 days Grants management is a partnership. To be successful, grantees and grantors must work together and understand one another. Communication between grantees and grantors is a critical—and often overlooked—part of effective stewardship of grant funds. This course will look at how to build relationships, understand other points of view, and communicate effectively. You will develop an understanding of the importance of managing relationships to improve the performance of federal grants. All grant professionals Registration Open Now
2205 Developing and Leveraging Risk Assessments for Grants Management 2 days This course explores the concept of risk assessment and mitigation as it applies to grants management. Starting at the organizational level, this course examines what risk is and then explores the process of developing and executing pre- and post- award risk assessments. It includes discussion of which risk factors should be considered, how to develop a risk-based monitoring plan, and how to act on the results of risk assessments to support grant oversight. Federal grant managers who are responsible for monitoring and oversight of grants; especially recommended for students who have taken Monitoring Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Federal Personnel (2043) Registration Open Now
Understanding the Single Audit for Grants Management 1 days The single audit is constantly highlighted as a key piece of data in accessing grantee capabilities, but many grant managers are not familiar with the processes and terms involved. This course, designed for federal employees, will help grant-making entities understand what to do when reviewing a recipient’s single audit—for a pre-award risk assessment or during the life of an award, what to focus on, and what actions may be required by the awarding agency. Grantors who need to review and understand their recipients’ single audits Estimated Release Date Winter 2022/Spring 2023
Audit of Federal Grants for Recipients 2 days Any nonfederal entity that expends more than $750,000 in federal funds in a year is required by the OMB Uniform Guidance to have a single audit. This course, designed for grant recipients, will help nonfederal entities that receive federal grant funds to navigate the single audit process—from engaging an auditor, through the audit process and understanding the resulting audit, and addressing any findings. Grantees who expend more than $750,000 in federal grant funds annually Estimated Release Date Spring/Summer 2023

Human Resources

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Course ID Title Length Description Audience(s) Launch
4908 HR Bootcamp 5 days Our most popular HR class has been updated with both HR employees and employees with HR responsibilities in mind. This course offers five days of HR basics. Topics include an introduction to Federal HR, position management and position classification, staffing, employee relations, employee development, labor relations, and HR analytics. The latest course updates include feedback from participants and instructors to make this an even better virtual classroom experience, with examples and activities that will resonate with the target demographics. Professionals new to federal HR, those considering a career change, and managers and leaders in federal agencies who seek to gain breadth in their HR knowledge Registration Open Now
4911 HR Analytics 2 days 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 use Microsoft Excel to derive the most relevant data and techniques for organizing, analyzing, and presenting that data. Updates to the course content include new data sets and creating a valuable, relevant experience. Managers, HR generalists, specialists, and other professionals who need to make informed decisions using HR data. Participants are expected to have foundational knowledge in the field and experience with Excel. Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
4922 Exceptional Customer Service in Federal HR 2 days Federal HR personnel often provide customer service to internal stakeholders, and delivering exceptional service can in turn enhance others’ job performance. You will learn how to work with customers in the federal arena by delivering excellent customer service through root cause analysis, diagnosing and solving problems, and anticipating customer needs and objections. One of the most popular courses in our HR portfolio, this course is being updated to align with what resonates best with the Federal HR audience. Anyone seeking to expand their customer service skills in federal HR, such as HR generalists, HR specialists, and HR consultants Estimated Release Date Winter 2022

Leadership & Management

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4404 Federal Leadership Development Program® (Joint Offering from Management Concepts and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)® 5 days The longest-running program of its kind in the world, CCL’s flagship Leadership Development Program (LDP)® is a research-based training especially for mid-level and senior managers. It includes online training sessions, intensive assessments, innovative exercises, peer feedback, and one-on-one coaching to help reinforce learning. Mid to senior managers Registration Open Now
4084 Exploring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEI &A) 2 days Ready to dive deeper into understanding your role in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility? This course will heighten your awareness of unconscious bias and help you explore what it means to be an ally. We will focus on the DEI &A concepts that all federal employees need to develop self-awareness and promote positive behaviors in their organization. All federal employees Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
Cultivating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEI &A) While Managing Teams 3 days Take your advocacy and allyship to new heights, and learn how to support your team with equitable and inclusive practices. This course is ideal for supervisors, team leads, and managers. Managers of individuals or teams Estimated Release Date Winter 2022

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4710 Professional Government Supervisory Program 30 half-day modules Our most popular and customizable leadership offering includes all 30 of our modules, which have been fully revised and updated to prepare you for today’s leadership challenges. Mid to senior managers Registration Open Now
4730 Managing Virtual Teams 1 days This course explores the characteristics of effective virtual and hybrid teams and provides a framework for building or revitalizing virtual teams that you can apply in your organization. Learn targeted techniques you can use to develop a virtual or hybrid team and drive performance from its members. The latest update reflects valuable participant and instructor feedback, improves the virtual learning experience, and has some updated examples/activities. Leaders of teams who interact virtually and/or have virtual team members Registration Open Now
4320 Communicating Strategically 2 days Leaders who incorporate strategic considerations into daily communication maximize their impact. This requires intention and planning to ensure messages are aligned with organizational and personal goals. Learn to strategically tailor messages to different audiences in ways that strengthen professional relationships and promote workplace engagement. The latest update reflects valuable participant and instructor feedback, improves the virtual learning experience, and has some updated examples and activities. Mid to senior managers Registration Open Now
4370 Working on Virtual Teams 1 days Learn about the value, advantages, and challenges that come with working remotely and collaborating with teams in virtual settings. This course includes valuable content about hybrid, geographically dispersed, and fully remote team dynamics. The latest update reflects valuable participant and instructor feedback, improves the virtual learning experience, and has some updated examples and activities. Any employee, government or private, who works on a virtual team as a team member. This course is designed for team members, not team managers. Estimated Release Fall 2022

Project & Program Management

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6315 Agile Business Analysis 3 days The course focuses on a framework of tools, techniques, and tips that can be used to improve analysis on Agile projects. It provides participants with an understanding of the changing role of the business analyst and with the tools and techniques best suited to Agile projects. Business analysts, project and program managers, and project team members Registration Open Now
6006 Adapting to Agile in the Federal Government 1 days As federal agencies continue to adopt Agile methodologies, it is important that leaders, managers, and project teams understand Agile is more than just changing product development or contracting practices. Because of the unique environment in which the government must operate, implementing Agile must consider Federal constraints to support the deployment of a more adaptive approach. This course addresses the strategies, practices, and quality concepts that guide and facilitate a transition to implementing effective Agile practices that will transform and empower your organization. These new practices will maximize value to the customer and contribute to the long-term success of a federal organization’s goals and objectives. Business analysts, project and program managers, and project team members Estimated Release Date Fall 2022
Tailoring for Hybrid Projects 2 days This course teaches participants how to determine the most effective project management methodologies for their programs and projects and how to combine the best parts of adaptive and predictive practices to determine the best scenario for project success. Project and program managers and project team members Estimated Release Date Winter 2022