The U.S. House of Representatives has approved S.1550, the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA), which will enhance accountability and best practices in project and program management throughout the federal government. PMIAA, which has been strongly supported by the Project Management Institute, reforms federal program management policy in four important ways:
1. Creating a formal job series and career path for program managers in the federal government.
2. Developing a standards-based program management policy across the federal government.
3. Recognizing the essential role of executive sponsorship and engagement by designating a senior executive in