Events for January 18, 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 »
Security Clearances: What is Needed and How to Obtain One to Work on Classified Contracts Virtual Class
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Increasingly, the best paying and most promising jobs in the Federal Government and in the Federal contracting world require security clearances. At the same time, the Government has learned from Edward Snowden that it has to be more vigilant in screening candidates for cleared positions. The purpose of this virtual class is to identify the different types of security clearances and to show how to navigate your way through the complex procedures for obtaining such clearances. Learning Objectives By the end of this course you will know: What different types of security clearances are there Which one do you need How to apply for a security clearance What to expect throughout the process What to do if you don’t get … 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.