Events for January 24, 2018
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Government’s and contractors’ respective rights in intellectual property (IP) arising from government contracts is very important to both sides. For contractors, IP rights may be critical for the very survival of the company. For Government agencies, IP rights may have a great impact on the cost and time to accomplish an agency’s mission. “Rights in data” is an unusually complex area, but one that is essential to learn. Not the least of the difficulties is that different agencies apply different rules. Nevertheless, the government contractor that fails to learn to protect its rights in data may be crippled – or worse – by its ignorance. This program will provide you with the practical tools to analyze and solve data … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Most contract disputes and misunderstandings concern the meaning of the contract. Contract interpretation is not the exclusive domain of the lawyers. Rather, it is an essential skill set for successful contractors and government acquisition professionals – all of whom need to be familiar with these principles in order to spot, avoid, and resolve potential problems over the meaning of the contract and the parties’ obligations, and because they are the ones on the front lines of contract and proposal writing, contract interpretation, and contract execution. This course covers the principles of contract interpretation, as they are applied every day in federal government contracting. These principles of contract interpretation are not in statutes, the FAR, or in any regulations. They are … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Virtual Class and Webinar Series Summary Government Contracting Officers are required to "purchase supplies and services from responsible sources at fair and reasonable prices." How to accomplish this lofty goal is part process and part experience. There are many tools and techniques that are available in the marketplace and many companies and agencies will apply these in different ways. Cost Analysis and Price Analysis are the primary, essential tools used in assessing fairness and reasonableness of proposed prices. The purpose of this Webinar series is to provide insight understanding into the requirements that need to be understood by buyers and sellers in all government contracting situations. The sessions are led in … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Many Federal contracting personnel are blissfully unaware of the toil and turmoil that surround the negotiation of subcontracts under the prime contracts they award. Join Bill, Cy and Tim as they kick off the New Year with a session devoted entirely to the topic of flowdown clauses in Federal subcontracting. Our panel will discuss the Top Ten Troublemakers, and they will address those Troublemakers from the viewpoint of both the prime and the sub. Whether you are a prime or a sub (or, more likely, both), this is a session you will not want to miss. If you are with the Government, you might want … Continue readingFind out more »
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