Events for November 8, 2017
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Upon completion of this course the participant should know the nature and intent of the US Government’s commercial acquisition initiatives for goods and services, regulatory requirements for commercial purchases made by US Government buyers and by prime contractors, requirements and best practices for performing market research, making commercial item determinations, preparing justifications, and performing prices analysis, acquisition approaches and contract vehicles including General Services Administration multiple award schedule contracts, and unique salient contract terms and conditions for both prime contracts and subcontracts. This course is recommended for contractors selling commercial products and services to the Federal Government or to higher tier government contractors as well as for US Government, prime contractor, and subcontractor buyers. Continuing Education Credits 11 CLE/ 13 … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This course will discuss the relevant laws and regulations that apply to the federal contracting community when procuring activities during contingency operations, defense or recovery from certain attacks, major disaster declarations, or other emergencies. Each emergency is different but having a viable procurement readiness plan and personnel trained in emergency contracting procedures will help to optimize an Agency’s responsiveness during an emergency situation. Drawing on experience from events such as Superstorm Sandy, the Unaccompanied Children crisis of 2014, and the latest triple hurricane event of 2017, this course will discuss pre-emergency acquisition planning, considerations when awarding or administering contracts supporting emergencies, and acquisition flexibilities to improve the agility of the acquisition workforce during these critical situations. Although focused on the ability … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 12 Instructor-Led Virtual Training Sessions from January 2017 to December 2017 Covering each Part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and created to make the DFARS approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels. All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement specific to Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions. The DFARS provides acquisition regulations that must be followed by both DoD government acquisition professionals and contractors who do business with the DoD. To accomplish this, it is critical for contracting professionals in the government and private sector to have a working knowledge of the source document—the DFARS. Ignorance of the rules can … Continue readingFind out more »
The Public Contracting Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.