Reed Learning Institute Training Programs

Reed Learning Institute (RLI) Training

Reed is an expert at helping governments and agencies worldwide build workforce skills in the latest technologies, improving the quality, speed and efficiency of government services through our Reed Learning Institute (RLI).

Reed is on both the GSA HCaTS and Multi Award Schedules (MAS), which means all levels of government – Federal, State and Local Governments, plus qualified Federal Contractors – receive the most cost-effective training solutions to achieve optimized performance and true mission success.

Reed maintains a catalog of over 70 commercially-available training programs in Project/Program Management, Acquisition/Contract Management, Systems Engineering, and Leadership.

RLI’s mission is to provide government and civilian personnel with the knowledge, skills and solutions to achieve success within their business, department or agency, including:

Project / Program Management

As projects and programs grow and become more complex, having well trained and certified program and project managers on staff is essential. Certification places you among the elite in your field and serves as tangible recognition of meeting your personal and organizational goals. Reed helps you get there with the program /project management training and certification courses and tools you need to prepare for and earn the prestigious PMI certifications. Reed is a PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP).

  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. Fundamentals of Project Management
  3. Fundamentals of Earned Value Management (EVM)
  4. Introduction to Risk Management
  5. Fundamentals of Risk Management
  6. Project Monitoring and Controlling
  7. Managing Project Procurement
  8. Project and Systems Integration
  9. Project Cost Management
  10. Project Leadership and Team Dynamics
  11. Lean Project Management
  12. Project Management Using Microsoft Project
  13. Advanced Project Management
  14. Recovering Troubled Projects
  15. Project Management for Non-Project Managers
  16. Transitioning to a Project Management Role
  17. Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Prep
  18. PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep
  19. Fundamentals of Program Management
  20. Integration Management
  21. Negotiation and Contract Management Skills for Program Managers
  22. Program Management for Improved Business Results
  23. Project Portfolio Management and the Project Management Office (PMO)
  24.  PMI® Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Exam Prep
Acquisition / Contract Management

These courses provide in-depth study of government contracting within federal agencies and military and civilian defense operations. It focuses on the processes and criteria government uses to assess and select proposals for contract following the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). 

  1. Contract Types, Roles, and Responsibilities
  2. Effective Negotiation in Government Contracts
  3. Evaluating Contractor Performance in Government Contracts
  4. Introduction to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  5. Intellectual Property and Data Rights in Government Contracts
  6. Introduction to Managing Government Contracts
  7. Introduction to Statements of Work (SOW)
  8. Introduction to the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT) Suite
  9. Acquisition Requirements Workshop
  10. Introduction to Cost and Price Analysis
  11. Introduction to Source Selection
  12. Introduction to Commercial Item Acquisition
  13. Introduction to Market Research
  14. Introduction to Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP)
  15. Managing Government Furnished Property (GFP)
  16. Acquisition Strategy Development and Documentation
  17. Service Acquisition Workshop (SAW)
  18. Developing the Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)
  19. Writing Performance Work Statements (PWS)
  20. Intermediate Contract Pricing
  21. Source Selection Workshop
Systems Engineering

Our Systems Engineering courses, from Intro to Systems Thinking to Concept & Architecture Development, provide an integrated approach to the set of management and technical disciplines that combine to optimize system effectiveness, enhance project success and reduce risk.

  1. Introduction to Systems Thinking
  2. Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  3. Requirements Elicitation, Development and Management
  4. Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V)
  5. Concept and Architecture Development
Leadership And Professional Development

As the Government as well as businesses deal with 21st century change and disruption, the ones most expected to lead the way are front line managers and supervisors. To help them become the leaders your organization needs, Reed offers a suite of courses designed to provide a foundation for leadership. It reinforces interpersonal and communication skills; critical thinking and problem solving abilities; and gives participants a better understanding of the personal behaviors and motivational skills necessary to become successful leaders.

  1. Introduction to Effective Communication
  2. Introduction to Team Building and Team Communication
  3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  4. Having Difficult Conversations
  5. Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
  6. Building High Performance Teams
  7. Leadership Through Storytelling
  8. Negotiation and Persuasion
  9. Self Understanding Leadership
  10. Practices of Transformational Leadership
  11. Ethical Leadership
  12. Motivating and Developing Others
  13. Strategic and Organizational Leadership
  14. Effective Decision Making and Problem Solving Workshop
  15. Effective Briefing and Presentation Skills Workshop
  16. Lateral Thinking for Leaders
  17. Coaching and Mentoring

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