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Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

The Role of Program Management in the Federal Government

The Role of Program Management in the Federal Government

The Project Management Institute® defines program management as a group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them as individual projects. A program manager is the person authorized by the performing organization to lead the team or teams responsible for achieving program objectives.

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Posted by on Feb 25, 2019

Hit the Training Bullseye: Making the Shift from LPTA

Hit the Training Bullseye: Making the Shift from LPTA

All too often, training is acquired via the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) evaluation process, not based on best value. LPTA is essentially a “good enough” evaluation—ideal for buying toner or office supplies, but inappropriate for more complex and critical purchases like learning solutions.

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2019

Supporting U.S. Veterans Return to the Workforce: National Veterans’ Training Institute and  Management Concepts Partnership

Supporting U.S. Veterans Return to the Workforce: National Veterans’ Training Institute and Management Concepts Partnership

Recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor show that veteran unemployment continues to trend downward. The veteran unemployment rate in December 2018 was 3.2 percent, down from 3.8 percent in December 2017, which puts their unemployment levels below that of the general U.S. population, which stands at 4 percent. It’s a bright moment amidst many dark clouds in current events see an uptick for this deserving segment of our population.

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