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Need to Re-set Your FAITAS password?

FAITAS is currently unavailable to Civilian Non-DoD Agency Acquisition Workforce members due to temporary access restrictions. If you receive a system-generated notification to update your FAITAS password and cannot access the system, you will be able to log into FAITAS with your current password and the system will prompt you to update your password once full access has been restored. Check for updates.

Earn Points

Looking for alternative ways to earn Continuous Learning Points?

There are a variety of ways you can choose to earn your required CLPs. Training classes are certainly the most popular option, but there are many other options as well. For example, CLPs can be earned through attendance at a professional association meeting or a learning event such as a seminar, brown bag, or presentation; publication of an article on an acquisition topic; mentoring; and rotational or developmental assignments. Click here for a complete list of CLP opportunities.


Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council Training Symposium

The Second Annual Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council (MAAC) Training Symposium was held in Philadelphia on December 7, 2017. This event celebrated federal contracting in the Philadelphia metro area and featured speakers from the acquisition community including FAI Director, Jeff Birch.  View the slides from the MAAC Career Development and Training Sub-committee.    

Gateway U

Register Today for Gateway U - Winter Session! 

Register to attend Acquisition Gateway University, from Jan 22 - Feb 2. These webinars help you get the most from the tools on the Gateway. Learn about Best in Class, the IGCE tool and more. Open to federal personnel. Earn CLPs!

Category Management

Category Management Dashboards Demo

You are invited to attend the next monthly demonstration of the Government-wide Category Management Dashboards! Mark your calendars for January 18th from 2 to 3:30 pm Eastern time. In this session, the Government-wide Category Management PMO's Data Team will demo the latest release of the dashboards and answer questions about functionality. The event will take place in Adobe Connect. Learn more about what's up with CM dashboards by accessing this link and following prompts to join meeting audio.


Join the FEDPM CoP Cross Functional Working Group meeting

The FED/PM/CoP Cross Functional Working Group (CFWG) will host their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, January 11 at 1:00 PM (EST). Discussion will center on topics for 2018, while reviewing those we highlighted in 2017 including PMOs, governance, and risk management. Join in to help shape meeting/discussion topics and presentations for the coming year. The CFWG meetings are every 2nd Thursday of each month. Conference Number(s): US (Toll): 1-719-325-2013 US (Toll Free): 1-866-928-2008 Participant Code: 676422.  Click here to join the meeting. Passcode: CFWG