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The Integrated Baseline Review
Preparing for and Conducting It
Advanced Project Management Training Seminar
Presented by Northern Virginia Community College Workforce Development
A PMIWDC Strategic Partner
14 PDUs for Certified PMs
This seminar provides 14 PDUs for certified PMs.
Dates and Location
Thursday and Friday, April 29 and 30, 2010
Course Length: 14 hours – 2 class days from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Providing 14 PDUs
Reston 2 Center, Room 307
1831 Wiehle Ave
Reston, Virginia 20190 Driving Directions
Registration and Costs
$785 per person
online or by phone at calling 703-450-2551. Reference course
code BUSC 1656 70L
Please register early: The Advanced PM Training series is very popular and space is very limited.
About the Course
Is your program executing a sound contract baseline? What requirements drive contract baseline review and evaluation? What tools are available to conduct a contract baseline evaluation? How would the Program Manager prepare for and conduct the baseline review? These questions are examined in detail through this two-day intensive workshop on the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR). This workshop is designed for both the Customer’s and the Prime Contractor’s stakeholders tasked with executing the IBR.
Through the first day of this workshop, participants concentrate on preparing their contract for the IBR. Through lecture and interactive activities, students will learn the history, regulations, agency guidance, and best practices associated with planning an IBR. They will learn the IBR participants, planning schedule, training regimen, documentation set review, and other preparatory tasks necessary to ensure all relevant stakeholders are ready to participate in the IBR.
Through the second day of this workshop, participants concentrate on executing the IBR itself. Through lecture and interactive activities that include role-playing, observing, and feedback, each participant will learn and apply the skills necessary to ensure successful conduct of the IBR. This includes opening the IBR, reviewing applicable documentation, conducting interviews, identifying and briefing-out Findings, concluding the IBR, and next steps following the IBR.
Through lecture, discussion, and activities, participants will review and expand their expertise in the following areas:
- IBR directives, guidance, criteria, and contract clauses
- IBR definitions, terminology, methods, and templates
- IBR-related agency offerings, consultancies, information sources, and best practices
- IBR planning and execution activities and schedules, and
- Relevant stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities in preparing for and executing the IBR
By the end of the workshop, participants will have the information and resources they will need to plan and execute a successful IBR, the outcome of which is the validation of a program’s contract baseline.
Register online or by phone at calling 703-450-2551. Reference course code BUSC 1651 70L
About the Instructor
Knapp Jr., MSPM, PMP
Mr. Knapp is a Senior Consulting Manager with Robbins Gioia, where he initially supported the US-VISIT Program Office as a program control analyst. Here, he developed and maintained the program's Earned Value Plan, Policy and Procedures. Additionally, he planned, scheduled, and guided the program’s Integrated Baseline Review process. He also developed and maintained the Program's Program Management Review Plan, Process and Procedures. Currently, Mr. Knapp supports the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Here, he drafted the TSA EVMS and OA Policy, MD 300.11, and the TSA Office of Security Operations Program Planning and Evaluation Review Board (PPERB) portfolio directive, OD-400-30-12. He supports the Office of Security Operations staff in their program portfolio management, process development, and program outreach.
Mr. Knapp has been engaged in program and project management for the past seventeen years, consulting in it for the past ten. He has specialized in IT integration, Program Management Office support, and program control. During this time, he has worked for McDonnell Douglas Aerospace and, subsequently, The Boeing Company installing and supporting systems at such US commands as EUCOM, JAC, SHAPE, and JICPAC. While at Boeing, he also served as the Configuration Manager for a significant IT program. He followed these efforts as a consulting manager with Verity, Inc., a Sunnyvale California-based software company, managing its projects in its Federal market space.
Mr. Knapp is a veteran of the US Navy, where he served first as the aviation squadron Intelligence Officer, then on staff in the Pentagon's Desert Shield/Desert Storm Joint Intelligence Center.