Analytical Skills

Management and Program Analysis (343 Series): An Introduction

CPEs: 14|CEUs: 1.4
Classroom, Virtual

Who Should Attend

All Federal civilian and military employees and contractors are eligible to attend.  This class was formerly called Management Analysis: An Introduction.

We recommend that you have a laptop, notebook, phone, or other device with internet access so that you can do course-related research during the training.

Now Offering 2-Day and 3-Day Version of the Course

You may now choose between a 2-day or a 3-day version of the course. 

Is there a difference?

The course objectives will be the same for the 2-day and the 3-day version of the course.  The 2-day version of the course will be more streamlined than the 3-day course. The 3-day version of the course will be more in-depth than the 2-day version, particularly with respect to the exercises and activities used to reinforce and apply the principles and concepts discussed in the course.

Course Objectives and Agenda

Course Objectives

  • Find out what it takes to succeed as a management/program analyst or management/program assistant.
  • Learn the six knowledge, skills, and abilities of the management/program analysis series.
  • Gain an understanding of the promotions available within this series.
  • Discover the many similarities, as well as the differences, between management and program analysts.
  • Develop the analytical and critical problem solving skills required for management/program analysts and management/program assistants.
  • Learn the three fundamental research techniques that management/program analysts use.
  • Learn the five questions you should be able to answer about your organization.
  • Discover the basics of the written survey and the interview.
  • “Secrets” for moving up in this professional series.

Course Agenda

  Part One

- Management Analysis Defined

        - Knowledge and Skills Required

        - Introduction to Research and Analysis

- The Interview and Written Survey

  Part Two

- Knowledge of the Organization

       - Direct Observation, Reading a Source, Site Examination

       - Compiling Information

       - Analytical Skills

       - Summary of Writing, Speaking, and Computer Applications requirements

Why You Should Attend

Prepare yourself for a position as a management or program analyst. In this “HANDS-ON” workshop our expert will show you the skills that will help you become a professional in this field. 

Select a Date and Location
Jun 12 - 13, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004542
Jun 20 - 22, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004514
Jul 26 - 27, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004515
Aug 22 - 24, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004516
Sep 25 - 26, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004517
Oct 23 - 24, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004518
Dec 6 - 7, 2023
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004519
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