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Capital Planning & Investment Control (CPIC)

CPIC Training Offerings

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We offer Continuous Learning Point (CLP) credit for CPIC Training.

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CPIC: 2 Day Course

This 2-day introductory course emphasizes an in-depth review of CPIC. Learn key tenets prescribed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). We will review the General Accountability Office (GAO) Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) Guide's maturity model and life cycle. We will review the latest of the on-going budget guidance changes announced annually by the Office of Management & Budget (OMB). This course is recommended for those new to capital planning and investment management, or those seeking to attend for a review of new guidance annually. 


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June 17-18, 2019, Metro DC

March 25-26 2019, Metro DC

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CPIC 4 Day Course (Boot Camp)

Four Days & 36 Continuing Professional Learning Credits Offered
Recommended for those pursuing Capital Planning Professional (CPP) certification or those looking for a deeper level of exposure to the CPIC Life Cycle Methodology, how CPIC ties to Project/ Investment/ Program/ Portfolio Management, in-depth exposure to required artifacts, and deeper dives into the content required to present a compliant business case justification for ongoing or new investments.


This course is offered once annually each November in Clearwater, Florida and is available for acquisition as a private course offering.


Candidates to Analysts Initiative (C2AI) candidates may upgrade to this course to complete course requirement.This 4-day intensive course covers the comprehensive nature of CPIC-in-practice, guidance, and specifics relating to required artifacts and how to do them; augmented with guest speakers and media presentations. The course includes:

  • CPIC Exam-recommended reading list
  • CPIC Body of Knowledge (BOK)
  • Capital Planning Professional Exam access for one exam completion

Throughout the course, The instructor will explain the common compliance challenges for contractor-led work versus government-led work, which efforts may be appropriately designated for contractor support versus “inherently governmental” roles, and how tools may support or enhance reporting efforts at the portfolio, program and project levels.Each course is facilitated by at least one certified Capital Planning Professional Certified Instructor(CPP-I) and counts towards:

  • C2AI requirements
  • Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) electives
  • The Capital Planning Professional Certification (CPP) application and/ or electives
  • Can be self-reported with the attendance certificate for other professional, project and program management certification continuing education requirements.

Learn about the on-going budget guidance changes announced annually by the Office of Management & Budget (OMB); The course is updated annually to reflect the most recent changes in guidance.This course introduces the annual, most recent changes to the process and reviews the current versions of Exhibits or Reports. It delves into the reporting requirements which now accompany the budget justification and submittal processes. This course is designed to review the current guidance and requirements, to include monthly reporting requirements to the IT Dashboard.The course is designed to teach attendees the key tenets behind OMB Circulars and the General Accountability Office (GAO) Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) Guide as requiring the use of CPIC. During this lecture-based and discussion-enriching course, the instructor will discuss which types of projects are defined as “Major” investments and how the Administration has changed the way we are gathering, measuring, reporting and monitoring performance via the IT Dashboard.We will discuss the requirements and compliance issues surrounding the laws driving and enabling Capital Planning, investment control, performance-based contracting, enterprise architecture and portfolio management. Attendees will learn the importance of establishing and reporting credible cost, schedule and performance data for reporting within the context of demonstrating performance in the required reports.Throughout the seminar, The instructor will explain the common compliance challenges for contractor-led work versus government-led work, which efforts may be appropriately designated for contractor support versus “inherently governmental” roles, and how tools may support or enhance reporting efforts at the portfolio, program and project levels.Capital Planning Professional (CPP) Certification seekers: With requisite knowledge, skills and experience, completing this full course, the survey, and a passing exam score could be sufficient credentials to complete a Capital Planning Professional (CPP) Certification. Application fees for the CPP may be included, see your course for particulars. Retake exam fees are not included. Students have up to three months to use the one-time exam access from the date the course is successfullycompleted. 

Register for October 20-24th, 2019 - Dunedin/Clearwater Florida

Continuing Professional CPIC Education

New guidance is issued annually by the Office of Management & Budget. Guidance is released in May. The annual CPIC Conference provides access to updated information and guidance. The CPIC Forum has merged the CPIC Conference with Artifact Academy as part of the larger educational FITGovSummit.

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