ULC Course Description

Continuing Authorities Program (CAP)
Control Number: 49
Course Number: 46CAP01A
CEUs: 2.5     PDHs: 0.0     LUs: 0.0     PDUs: 25.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
This course, Continuing Authorities Program, CAP, develops the skill sets of Program Managers, Project Delivery Teams, and Section level chiefs in essential knowledge of CAP Authorities, processes and guidance in managing CAP projects, timely decision-making, and scaling business processes to match complexity of the project.

The purpose of the CAP is to plan and implement projects of limited size, cost, scope, and complexity in an accelerated manner as compared to traditional specifically authorized projects. CAP Program Overview: General Principles and Intent, Guidance for Specific Project Authorities, Restrictions on Program Eligibility, Statutory Federal Participation Limits, and After Action Reviews. CAP Program Management and Project Management: Coordination Account, Program Cost Sharing, Project Management Plan. CAP Feasibility Phase: Processes, Milestones, and Approvals for Decision Documents, Scaled Plan Formulation, Economic Evaluation, and Environmental Evaluation, Ecosystem Restoration and Estuary Policies Applicable to Sections 204, 206, and 1135, Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material Multi-Purpose CAP Projects, Recreation, Monitoring and Adaptive Management, Converting GI Funded Studies to CAP, and Converting CAP Feasibility Studies to GI. CAP Design and Implementation: Design and Implementation Phase, Project Implementation, Real Estate, Design Deficiency Corrections, Post Implementation Federal and Non-Federal Responsibilities. Legal Agreements: Sponsor Agreements & In-Kind Contributions, Accelerated & Contributed Funds Agreements, Non-Federal Feasibility Work & Non-Federal Design and Implementation Work.

Students should be CAP Program Managers, PMs, PDT members (Civil, Geotechnical, H&H, Environmental, Cultural, Cost Specs, Real Estate), Planners, first line supervisors and senior staff responsible for the preparation, review and approval of CAP project/program submittals. Attendees should have basic knowledge of the Corps' Project Management Business Processes and have completed Planning Core Curriculum 1 online course or possess equivalent knowledge of general Civil Works processes.


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