Events for January 17, 2018
LEARN MORE & REGISTER This two-day course walks through the proposal preparation process. This includes work done prior to a customer issuing a request for proposal through contract award. It focuses on the importance of ensuring integrity between the technical, management and cost volumes of the proposal and the processes necessary to make that happen. The estimating process, a significant component of the proposal preparation process, is one of the business systems specifically addressed by the Department of Defense Supplement to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. This course addresses each of the specific components an acceptable estimating process must meet. The existence of a compliant estimating system will help maximize the likelihood an auditor will find the company’s proposal adequate. Even if a company does not … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Uniform Grant Guidance has changed the landscape for those that are in the Grants and Cooperative Agreement community. These changes drastically affect anyone managing grants and cooperative agreements. It’s critical that your organization is not only up-to-date on the latest rules and regulations, and that they understand the sensitivities and important compliance areas for your organization. Please join us at the “Federal Grants Symposium” in Orlando, FL, on January 17 and 18, to understand the requirements under 2 CFR 200, how the recent changes may impact your federal programs and where to practically begin. Without the proper guidance and tools, you and your current and future funding are at risk unlike ever before so don’t wait until it’s too late! Attend the “Federal … 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 events such as Superstorm Sandy and the Unaccompanied Children crisis of 2014, 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. The course covers the necessary regulations and guidance available, including OFPP’s Emergency Acquisitions Guide … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels. All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in a fair and impartial manner. 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 FAR. Ignorance of the rules can lead to costly and undesirable outcomes. This webinar is designed … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary PCI and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman will collaborate again in 2018 to present the fourth year of the Supply Chain Symposium, a monthly webinar series that provides insights about latest legal and practical issues that impact the supply chain. Attendees include management from the largest prime contractors and systems integrators to employees of small businesses and the lowest tier of subcontractors. In 2018, the PCI/Pillsbury Supply Chain Symposium will cover the mandatory FAR and DFARS flow-down clauses as of January 1, 2018; best practices in subcontract management and administration; preservation of data rights; monitoring cyber security throughout the supply chain; bid protest issues; cost and pricing issues; and recommended areas … 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.