Project Description


Project Management Basics (FPM 120A) is a five-day, entry level certification course providing the basic knowledge and comprehension skills that entry-level program and project managers (PMs) in the Federal sector require to manage a small project or to participate as an effective member of an integrated project team (IPT). The target audience for this training is entry-level project managers within the Federal civilian agencies desiring to complete the training requirements for the Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM). Using a scenario-based approach, FPM 120A covers project management roles, responsibilities, decision points, and key deliverables required for effective project management. Learners will comprehend acquisition basics for program and project management.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize key knowledge and skills required to successfully plan, establish, and manage Government programs and projects.
  • Learn about the project lifecycle, which is the process typically used to develop a Government project from start to finish.
  • Apply the six phases of the project lifecycle to a small project.

Course Details

  • Course Length –5 days
  • Graded Materials Include: Attendance of all Instructional Hours, Participation, and Course Exercises, Exam
  • Pre-course work Required: None


Course ID

FPM 120A

Course Length

5 Days



Delivery Method

Course is available In-Person and Virtually

To request this course, email us at: