Government project management is known to have tougher deadlines, tighter budgets, and stricter requirements. Get the skills you need to not only excel at project management, but also execute the government project lifecycle, from obtaining a contract to closing it out.
Build a strong foundation of project management skills.
Identify and explore the government project lifecycle.
Practice techniques to increase your project management efficiency, leadership, and business acumen.
Project Management Foundations  with Bonnie Biafore
Learn project management techniques to effectively manage simple projects and complex enterprise-wide initiatives. This course tackles the basics of project management, from building a project plan to managing resources.
3h 20m • COURSE
Microsoft Project 2016 Essential Training with Bonnie Biafore
Master the essential features of Project 2016 and project management techniques, such as creating and scheduling tasks, assigning resources, and running reports.
5h 5m • COURSE
Project Management: Government Projects with Oliver Yarbrough
Learn the nuances of managing government projects: from navigating the RFP process, obtaining government contracts, and getting a project authorized to executing and closing out projects.
1h 6m • COURSE
Leading Projects with Daniel Stanton
Learn how to lead projects successfully using the DIRECT project leadership framework—define, investigate, resolve, execute, change, and transition.
2h 16m • COURSE
Business Acumen for Project Managers with Daniel Stanton
Learn core strategic and business management skills that can help to bolster your business acumen. Discover how to align your projects with the larger purpose of your organization.
1h 15m • COURSE
You'll learn government project management skills with these experts
Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.
Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonniebiafore.
Oliver Yarbrough, PMP®, is an author, speaker, trainer, and project management and strategic marketing expert.After a highly productive corporate career that took him from the halls of corporate America to assignments in the Middle East and beyond, Oliver combined his diverse B2B marketing, sales, and project management experience in order to empower organizations and professionals to build relationships faster, shorten sales cycles, execute projects better, and increase profits.He offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences and clients to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style. He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional relationships for some of the largest companies in the world, including Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.Oliver holds a master's degree from the F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA program ranked #1 in entrepreneurship for 25 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report). He is a former board member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), as well as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Atlanta chapter. Additionally, he has been featured in "People on the Move" in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.Today, he is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Oliver is also president of BOBCAT Academy. He can be found at OliverYarbrough.com and on Twitter @OliverYarbrough.On a personal note, Oliver has a great passion for global cultural immersion. He loves to travel and learn about customs from locals that he meets. He has been fortunate to live, work, and explore such fascinating places as South Africa, Asia, South America, Central America, Saudi Arabia, and Canada. Currently, he lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is a staple in the city's professional and social fabric, volunteering with nonprofit organizations, moderating events, and regularly networking.
Daniel Stanton is an executive leader who specializes in logistics and building high-performing teams.
His expertise in tackling complex challenges and implementing innovative solutions comes from years of experience in supply chain management, professional project management, and consulting. His recent work includes instructing as an adjunct professor at Bradley University and serving as the vice president of strategy at APICS.