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A Bold New Program for Acquisition Professionals

Our training program goes far beyond the basics to immerse acquisition professionals in robust, experiential, cohort-based training with an emphasis on compliance and outcomes. 

Leading-edge Approach in Acquisition Training 

The latest innovation in federal acquisition training Career Gateway: Acquisition program has landed. We take learners beyond technical knowledge and put them through an outcome-based, scenario-driven training experience.

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CGA Launch Event

Taking Acquisition Workforce Career Training to New Heights

Tune in to this episode of FEDtalk and hear Robert Daugherty, Acquisition and Contracting Director at Management Concepts discuss the need for a new kind of training the future federal acquisition workforce needs to continue supporting our government’s mission.

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CGA Launch Event

Now Available On Demand

Watch Career Gateway: Acquisition launch event and see how we are changing the way federal acquisition professionals are developed. Our Career Gateway: Acquisition is an experiential, cohort-based program designed for new acquisition professionals.

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Your Gateway to Success Starts Here

Your Gateway to Success Starts Here

Practical & Applicable

Learners will explore essential concepts such as strategic sourcing and key technical competencies that can be leveraged immediately.

Business Focused

From establishing financial management fundamentals to burnishing board room acumen, learners will gain a comprehensive view of the acquisition landscape.

Centered on Collaboration

Cohort-based training provides numerous ways for learners to connect, build communication skills, and embrace teamwork-driven achievement.

Engaging, Dynamic, Professional Acquisition Training

Firm Foundation

Career Gateway: Acquisition conveys the knowledge acquisition professionals need for precise and correct acquisition and contracting actions.

Learner Friendly

Intuitive, straightforward acquisition training is expertly designed to get participants where they need to be with ease.

Motivation Minded

Because Career Gateway: Acquisition training is infused with moments of accomplishment, learners continuously strive for success as they move through the program.

Rocket Fuel for Learners 

What truly sets Career Gateway: Acquisition apart from other acquisition training solutions? Our use of seven key elements to create an immersive and engaging learning experience:

  • Cohort-Based Learning
  • Flipped Classroom Model
  • Objective-Based Activities
  • Professional Skills Development
  • Threaded Storyline
  • Individualized Support
  • Platform-Enabled Learning Journeys
On their own, each of these elements elevate educational possibilities; together, they reinforce and strengthen one another to shape qualified individuals into outstanding acquisition professionals, cementing essential competencies as they move forward in their careers.

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Download the four phases of Career Gateway: Acquisition through this essential summary of our solution.

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50 Years of Providing Professionals with the Essential Training They Need

For a half-century, Management Concepts has transformed how professionals learn by focusing on outcomes and innovation. As the nation’s premier provider of career development, performance improvement, and human capital solutions, we’ve assisted every part of the federal government as well as numerous state and local governments. Rely on us for professional training, custom learning solutions, and human capital advisory services.

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