USDA to train project managers

Robbins-Gioia LLC will teach Agriculture Department employees how to manage projects.

The department has hired Robbins-Gioia to teach a five-week course on program management, capital planning and investment control and requirements for process change set by the Office of Management and Budget. The course offers Project Management Professional certification guidance so students can take the PMP exam after the course.

The course is mainly intended for USDA workers but is open to other agencies.

OMB has identified more than 700 systems that need project management improvement. The Office of Personnel Management has outlined a new project management job classification, and initiatives are underway to develop and retain qualified managers.

Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.