Events for January 30, 2018
LEARN MORE & REGISTER The Government Contracting Fundamentals course is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including applicable procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course provides an overview that will familiarize the attendee with the federal contracting process, provide a strong foundation on which to build greater subject-matter expertise, and dispel common myths and misunderstandings. For those with some experience, the course will heighten knowledge, provide context, sharpen issue awareness, and improve the ability to operate successfully in this highly complex and competitive field. This "fundamentals" course is designed to be of benefit to both government and contractor personnel, including contracting officers, contract … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contracting with the U.S. Government can be challenging, but when you consider the unique accounting requirements, internal controls and system expectations, and government regulations, it can become overwhelming. This course is designed to help contractors navigate these requirements to successfully recover all allowable costs incurred in support of their contracts. Whether your company is new to government contracting or has years of experience, this course will help ensure you are up to speed on these changing accounting requirements. Learning Objectives Discuss basic accounting terms and procedures required for contracting with the Federal Government Discuss the differences between direct and indirect costs and indirect cost allocation methods Discuss labor accounting system internal controls Discuss the applicable Federal Acquisition Regulations addressing the … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary These courses are designed to cover two separate but complementary topics. They are designed to be taken together but can be taken separately. Day 1: Federal Government Contract Accounting Contracting with the U.S. Government can be challenging, but when you consider the unique accounting requirements, internal controls and system expectations, and government regulations, it can become overwhelming. This course is designed to help contractors navigate these requirements to successfully recover all allowable costs incurred in support of their contracts. Whether your company is new to government contracting or has years of experience, this course will help ensure you are up to speed on these changing accounting requirements. Day 2: Preparing for a Federal Government Contract Audit The course is designed to help government … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Managing several interrelated projects at the same time presents certain challenges and varies greatly from managing one project at a time. Program Managers do not manage individual projects, they organize teams working on connected projects. In Program Management a well planned coordination is required and an interaction with various functional units is critical. Thus, assembling a right team and gaining input from all stakeholders may play a very important role in the program’s success. Since managing programs goes well beyond satisfying outputs of individual projects, and the Program Management is usually aligned with reaching identifiable strategic objectives, e.g. improving customer service, increasing market share, lowering of operating costs, the Program Manager must possess special skills, and acquire unique experience to guide the process towards such objectives and yet be … 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 Class 4 in the series will explore cyber issues in the cloud, including Federal policies and guidance, acquisition of cloud services, and issues unique to Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). We will examine the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and related requirements, as well as the processes to obtain FedRAMP authorization. In addition, the class will examine agency-specific approaches to cloud computing, including DoD cloud provisions, and considerations when using a third party to provide cloud services under agency contracts. Dates and Topics This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as … 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.