Agile and Government Contracting

Agile and Government Contracting

Expert Guidance for Legally Applying Agile Contracting Practices


John G. Stenbeck, PMP, CSM, CSP, PMI-ACP

GR8PM, Inc.

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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About the Seminar

Government contracting and project management always shared two common approaches – Traditional and Agile. However, the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L No. 104-106, 1996) made Agile practices mandatory. Making this transition for many has been difficult and legally risky. Until now.

Morning Session:

  • Learn to Agile fundamentals and map vocabulary to the PMBOK Guide®.
  • Understand how to apply Agile principles to execution of government contracts.
  • See how Agile architectural and engineering practices are used in government projects.
  • Apply advanced Agile practices to program and portfolio-level scheduling.
  • Master reporting compliance using Earned Value Management.

Afternoon Session:

  • Creating acquisition and project contracts that integrate Agile best practices.
  • Understand how to align federal contracts with Agile and maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Study Agile practices that meet the needs of Contracting Officers and Customers.
  • Learn to optimize agile estimating and risk management for contract compliance.
  • Study how to implement contract control using Earned Value Management.
Event Location

Crowne Plaza, Tyson's Corner
1960 Chain Bridge Road
McLean, VA, 22102

Agenda and Cost:

8:00 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - Seminar Begins
4:30 PM - Seminar Ends

(Fee includes seminar, materials, breakfast, and lunch)
$335.00 - Member Registration
$360.00 - Nonmember Registration

PDUs Available: 
7.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

Event Keywords

Soft Skills


Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

Hard Skills

Resource Problem Solving

"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

Industry / Sector

Construction / Infrastructure

Construction, Utilities or other public works, Transportation, or related industries


Federal, state, local or tribal government entities / Contractor for such entities


Information Technology, including organizations that utilize Agile development methodologies

About the Speakers

John G. Stenbeck, PMP, CSM, CSP, PMI-ACP

GR8PM, Inc.

John G. Stenbeck, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, is the Founder of GR8PM, Inc. (pronounced "Great PM"). His is a two-time "Amazon #1 Best Selling" author. John's industry-leading project management books have achieved almost $2 million in sales. He has been a guest on VoiceAmerica talk radio, Good Morning America, the Today Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show. John has been featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union.

He recently recorded 71 video lectures for Villanova University's online certificate and degree programs. John has taught numerous public and corporate on-site programs to over 12,000 participants. John helps technical professionals master project management and leadership skills dramatically improving their contribution to enterprise results.

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