Studies & Reports

The Federal Acquisition Institute promotes and coordinates government wide research and studies to improve the procurement process and the laws, policies, methods, regulations, procedures, and forms relating to acquisition by the executive agencies [41 U.S.C. 405(d)(5)(b)]. 

Certification Reports

Human Capital Reports

Additional information may be found in the Governance that guides FAI's operations.

Certification Reports

This report presented by FAI in consultation with the Chief Acquisition Officers (CAO) Council, the Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council, the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council, the Chief Human Capital Officers Council (CHCO), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and other government and non-government organizations, reflects recommendations for establishing the Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (FAC-P/PM) Program.

"Contracting Officer Technical Representatives: Managing the Government's Technical Experts to Achieve Positive Contract Outcomes" provides findings and recommendations based on a survey of COTRs from 10 agencies that spent 90 percent of the Government's contracting dollars. These highly experienced COTRs provide a compelling and authoritative perspective on contracting and on how they can be better managed to ensure positive contract outcomes in terms of the quality, timeliness, completeness, and cost of contract deliverables.

Human Capital Reports

Annual Workforce Reports

Competency Reports/Evaluations