FITSI Authorized Training:  FITSP-Manager Review Course and Certification Exam


This 3 day training class will help candidates prepare for the FITSP-Manager certification. The FITSP-Manager certification is designed to demonstrate that federal workforce personnel, both federal employees and contractors, possess the knowledge of federal IT security requirements necessary to successfully oversee and govern the management, operational, and technical IT security controls for systems owned by, or operated on behalf of, the federal government. This role deals with high-level, cost-effective, risk-based IT security management functions that assure program value is achieved within the ever-changing risk and evolving threat environments.


The course content covers the six domains that make up the FITSP exam. These domains are:
• NIST Special Publications
• NIST Control Families
• NIST Interagency Reports
• Government Laws and Regulations
• NIST Risk Management Framework


The FITSP-Manager certification is intended for federal workforce personnel, both federal employees and contractors, whose role is primarily focused on the management and oversight of systems owned by, or operated on behalf of, the federal government of the United States.

Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation

Candidates should meet the prerequisites required for the certification.

Learning Level


Class size: 20


The class is Tuesday. Wednesday, Thursday, March 17th-19th, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The exam is on Saturday March 28th, 2020.


George Mason University
Arlington Campus Van Metre Hall
3351 North Fairfax Drive
Room: TBD
Arlington, VA 22201

Facility information and/or closing due to inclement weather please call:
(703) 993-8140 or (703) 993-8999
(Located close to the Virginia Square Metro stop on Fairfax Drive.
Location map:
It is recommended that you take the Metro Orange line to the Virginia Square stop. If driving, please plan to start early to avoid traffic congestion. Check out the Web site for directions.




You can park at the parking garage for GMU Founders Hall, which is accessible off of Kirkwood Road near the Washington Blvd intersection. There is a sign for the garage. The cost is $3/hr or $15 max per day.


Cosi gift card for 3 days is provided.