FPM 121 builds on and covers the basic concepts you learned in FPM 120A and FPM 120B. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed by an entry level project manager to successfully manage a small project or be an effective member of an integrated project team (IPT). Upon successful completion of this course, you will clearly understand how to fulfill entry level program/project management obligations.
- Integrate multiple roles and responsibilities as invested resources to make program/project decisions.
- Build elements of key program/project management deliverables to plan a program or project throughout its life cycle.
- Describe the process for developing program specification requirements and a performance work statement that defines the project, addressing roles and missions.
- Explain the source selection process, acquisition planning, market research, request for proposal (RFP), and evaluation of proposals and contract award.
- Justify program/project management decisions as part of problem-solving exercises.
- Relate principles of systems engineering to monitoring and controlling aprogram/project.
- Analyze program/project performance in terms of cost, schedule, and scope.
- Understand information in case studies, real-world scenarios, and project summaries to determine best solutions for the program/project.
- Graded Materials Include: Attendance of all Instructional Hours, Participation, and Course Exercises, Exam
- Pre-course work Required: None
*It is recommended that FAC-P/PM courses are taken in order.