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October 2017

Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

October 23 @ 8:30 am - October 24 @ 4:30 pm
$1195

LEARN MORE & REGISTER COURSE DESCRIPTION This fast-paced interactive course examines the organization, content, policy and procedures of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as it applies to Federal acquisition. Designed for new professionals in both government and industry, as well as more experienced professionals, to build or update their familiarity with the Federal Government’s procurement system. The course includes a review of the topical divisions of the FAR, exercises to help the participant find and analyze FAR contracting issues, and…

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Drafting & Negotiating Teaming Agreements

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This intensive course provides an overview of teaming agreements, discusses how they differ from typical subcontractor relationships and identifies both legal and policy considerations that underlie the formation and operation of teaming agreements. The course also gives tips on drafting a successful teaming agreement by discussing provisions relating to scope, terminations, defaults, dispute resolution, and protections for proprietary information. This course is designed to arm you with the necessary information to negotiate and draft a…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals Virtual Class

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The popular 3-day Fundamentals training is now available virtually with live instruction over the course of 7 weeks/sessions. You can attend in person at PCI in Washington, DC or virtually from any computer. The course provides an overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course will…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals

October 25 @ 8:30 am - October 27 @ 4:30 pm
$1495

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…

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Cost & Price Realism: Practical Price and Cost Analysis

October 25 @ 9:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Cost realism analysis is the process of independently reviewing and evaluating specific elements of each offeror’s proposed cost estimate to determine whether the estimated proposed cost elements are realistic for the work to be performed, reflect a clear understanding of the requirements, and are consistent with the unique methods of performance and materials described in the offeror’s technical proposal   Cost realism analysis is performed on cost-reimbursement contracts to determine the probable cost of performance…

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The Future of Government Contracting: How Should Bid Protests and IDIQs Evolve?

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
George Mason University, Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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$55

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary An 809 Panel and Industry Review and Discussion: 10:30 am: Registration 10:50 – 11:00 am: Welcome 11:00 am – 12:15 pm: First Panel: How Should IDIQs and Contract Vehicles Evolve? Nearly half of all federal unclassified contract dollars flow through Indefinite Delivery Vehicles. Task orders on multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicles have become the preferred method of purchasing IT and professional services at most federal agencies. Some industry and government observers argue that IDIQs are broken—that they…

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Labor and Employment Key Updates Virtual Class

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The headlines might be all about the latest Tweet, but make no mistake, Trump’s Department of Labor, the Courts and Congress have been busy.  During this webinar, we will be examining what has happened in the world of employment and labor law since President Trump took office, including: Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act salary basis test Impact of Trump deregulation efforts Key judicial decisions and Congressional actions Service Contract Act health and welfare…

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Subcontracting Summit: Joint Ventures and Teaming Agreements Virtual Class

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI’s discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary As many veterans of Government contracting know, there is certainly a lot that can happen between a prime contractor and its agency customer over the course of a U.S. Government procurement, but it falls far short of what can happen between a prime and its subcontractors. Join Bill Walter and Cy Alba as they discuss two critical aspects of the…

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The Professor’s Forum October 26: Pricing Equitable Adjustments

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The “Changes” clause is a topic of frequent discussion among people involved in Government contracts, and one of its most unique features is the language which permits a contracting officer to make an “equitable adjustment in the contract price, the delivery schedule, or both” if the circumstances justify doing so. In the September program, Professor Nash and Tim Sullivan explored the key differences between claims and requests for equitable adjustments. In our October program, Professor…

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Appropriations Law of Federal Procurement

October 31 @ 9:00 am - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two-day course will explore, explain, and provide hands-on practice in the key issues and principles of fiscal law as it affects federal procurement contracting. This course covers the significance and risks in making fiscal law decisions. It is designed for Government contracting officers and COTRs/CORs, program managers, resource managers, budget officers and legal staffs. Contractors who want to understand the financial issues that their federal counterparts face in contract awards, modifications and administration, and…

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Cybersecurity: It Isn’t Just for Techies Anymore! Virtual Class Series

October 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$859

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals Virtual Class

October 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The popular 3-day Fundamentals training is now available virtually with live instruction over the course of 7 weeks/sessions. You can attend in person at PCI in Washington, DC or virtually from any computer. The course provides an overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course will…

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November 2017

FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

$2495

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…

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Set Aside Trends Virtual Class

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$149

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The 2010 Small Business Jobs Act had a profound effect on small business contracting with the federal government. That act, along with policy and industry changes since then, have transformed the ways government buyers interact with small businesses. We’ll examine the trends, the policy drivers and the impacts on small businesses, large businesses and government agencies. Learning Objectives During this session attendees will learn about: Key trends in small business utilization and set asides Policy…

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Acquisition of Commercial Items (FL)

November 7 @ 9:00 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$995

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…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals Virtual Class

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The popular 3-day Fundamentals training is now available virtually with live instruction over the course of 7 weeks/sessions. You can attend in person at PCI in Washington, DC or virtually from any computer. The course provides an overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course will…

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Emergency Contracting

November 8 @ 9:00 am - November 9 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

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…

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FUN with the DFARS℠ Season 3

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2017

$1495

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…

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Contract Closeout: Procedures and Practical Examples (FL)

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contract closeout is required for all government contracts to establish the final contract price and make the final contract payment.  The process starts when contract performance is complete for a contract and ends when all administrative actions have been completed, all disputes settled, and final payment has been made.  The process can be simple or complex depending on contract attributes such as type (e.g. firm-fixed price, cost-reimbursement), period of performance, significance and type of subcontracted work…

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Accounting and Auditing for Government Contracts

November 13 @ 8:30 am - November 14 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Doing business with the U.S. Government can be extremely challenging, but when you layer in the extensive accounting requirements, internal controls, and system expectations that come with U.S. Government contracts, it can become downright frightening. This course is designed to help contractors navigate the details of these requirements so that they can successfully recover all allowable and allocable contract costs incurred in support of their contracts. This course will also prepare contractors for the accounting requirements…

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Program Management Skills and Practice (FL)

November 13 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$995

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…

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Financial Forum Webinar November 14: Termination Cost Recovery

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This webinar will focus on termination cost recovery, including an overview of terminations for convenience, the types of costs that are recoverable, and formulas used to calculate termination costs. We will then discuss strategies to maximize cost recovery, including settlement negotiation strategies. Lastly, we will provide recommended best practices and recent case law updates.   Topics & Dates A CAN'T-MISS LIVE…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals Virtual Class

November 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The popular 3-day Fundamentals training is now available virtually with live instruction over the course of 7 weeks/sessions. You can attend in person at PCI in Washington, DC or virtually from any computer. The course provides an overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course will…

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Cost and Price Analysis for Government Contractors

November 15 @ 8:30 am - November 16 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to cost and price analysis. Additionally, how and when to perform and document price analysis, how and when to perform and document cost analysis, and how and when to request performance of and incorporate results of a technical analysis. Participants will also learn how to document source selection, including justification for single/sole source acquisitions and related negotiations. This course consists of practical techniques for analyzing the…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

$2495

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…

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Subcontracting Summit: Risk Management Virtual Class

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary If you are perplexed by the twists and turns of subcontracting, the curve balls that prime contractors throw at you, and the challenges presented by your own subcontractors, we have just what you need! Join our instructors Cy Alba, Tim Sullivan, Bill Walter, as well as special guests, for PCI’s “Subcontracting Summit,” a series of nine 75-minute virtual webinars beginning…

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Trending Cost & Pricing Issues November 16: Defective Pricing – Hazards & Defenses

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar Series Summary Join Dixon Hughes Goodman's David Eck and Bill Walter for an interactive discussion of considerations in using cost analysis to support proposed pricing for prime and subcontracted goods and services. Among the topics to be discussed will be: Cost Analysis – When is it required? Cost or Pricing Data - How much is enough?  What type of data is needed? Cost Realism –…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals Virtual Class

November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The popular 3-day Fundamentals training is now available virtually with live instruction over the course of 7 weeks/sessions. You can attend in person at PCI in Washington, DC or virtually from any computer. The course provides an overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course will…

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Cybersecurity: Protecting Sensitive Information Virtual Class

November 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 29, 2017

$2495

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…

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Contract Closeout

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contract closeout is a critical, but often forgotten, piece of the Contract process.  This seminar will focus on what contractors need to move the close out process through to completion, efficiently and effectively.  Achieving closeout will ensure final payments are made, audit issues are concluded, past performance evaluations are submitted and any open issues are resolved.  Timely close out efforts result in reduced contract administration and ensure a greater likelihood that contractors still have and…

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December 2017

Masters Academy in Government Contracting

December 4 @ 8:30 am - December 8 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Prerequisite: To gain the most from the Masters Academy, it is recommended that participants have at least five years of contracting experience in industry, government, law, or accounting. The Masters Academy is designed to provide an exceptional learning experience. Each day, different experts will share their insights into the leading practices in key areas of Government contracting. Over the course of five days, you will have the unique opportunity to learn the lessons experts have culled…

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Federal Government Contract Accounting (FL)

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

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…

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Preparing for a Federal Government Contract Audit (FL)

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The course is designed to help government contractors develop strategies for mitigating contract cost audit risk and vulnerability by discussing the processes used by contract auditors.  This course provides an overview of the government contract audit process, auditor expectations regarding the adequacy of accounting systems, labor timekeeping and distribution, cost representations for forward pricing, billing, and incurred costs. By knowing the factors and processes that influence contract audit risk, contractors will be in a better…

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Get to Know BPAs Virtual Class

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$149

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Indefinite delivery vehicles are used widely across government for purchasing a broad range of goods and services. Understanding how IDVs work, which IDVs are right for which kinds of situations and which specific IDVs are in use today can help federal buyers and sellers make better decisions. We’ll explore IDVs with an eye toward providing actionable information for government and industry. Dates and Topics To register for the entire Understanding IDIQs Virtual Class Series, click here.…

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Risk Management

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This fast-paced one-day class will introduce the concept of risk management and present some ways to prevent risks in the government contracting environment. Many of the risk management activities companies are currently performing do not provide them with actionable tasks to address performance, cost and schedule risk. This course will cover risk management best practices in order to deliver projects within specified time frames, budgets, and quality requirements. Agenda Brief Introduction to Risk Management Preliminary Questions…

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Federal Grants Symposium (FL)

December 6 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$895

 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 December 6th  and 7th , to understand the requirements under…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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Types of Contracts

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary A one day in-depth analysis of the new focus and guidelines on the selection, use, and management of contracts by type. Implications on costs, accounting systems, management, and administration of this new emphasis on all contract vehicles will be examined There is a new emphasis on Contract Types in Government Contracting. In acquisition planning, Government agencies have been directed to move away from Cost Type Contracts to Firm Fixed-Price Contracts. This emphasis on Fixed-Price Contracts…

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Security Clearances: What is Needed and How to Obtain One to Work on Classified Contracts Virtual Class

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

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…

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CAS Cost Impacts

December 11 @ 9:00 am - December 12 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two day course provides the student with a comprehensive learning experience on what constitutes a cost accounting practice (CAP) change and how to calculate the cost impact of such changes. The student will learn the requirements for preparing cost impact proposals, including General Dollar Magnitude Proposals and Detailed Cost Impact Proposals. The course also includes a focus on how to compute increased/decreased costs by contract, by contract group, and how recent legal decisions have…

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The Trifecta: Price Analysis, Cost Analysis, and Cost Principles

December 12 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1085

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The US Government relies on contractor pricing proposals and cost representations to establish prices and/or reimburse actual costs. In this regard, the burden is on the buyer to demonstrate that prudent business actions have been taken to determine that the prices paid to suppliers are fair and reasonable in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 15.4, Contract Pricing. In addition, FAR Part 31, Contract Cost Principles And Procedures, contains cost principles and procedures…

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FUN with the DFARS℠ Season 3

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2017

$1495

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…

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Cybersecurity: Regulations and Standards Virtual Class

December 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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Trending Cost & Pricing Issues December 21: Defective Pricing – Hazards & Defenses

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar Series Summary In this final session of this season’s Trending Cost & Pricing Issues, Bill Walter of Dixon Hughes Goodman and his guest host David Bodenheimer with Crowell & Moring will introduce one of the unique weapons in the Federal Government’s arsenal. Since 1963, when applicable, Public Law 87-652 (aka the “Truth In Negotiations Act” (TINA)) provides a contractual right to the Government – in…

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January 2018

FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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Federal Vendor Trends Virtual Class

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$149

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary We examine ten crucial trends that are shaping federal contracting in the late 2010s. From small business set asides to shifting contract types, levels of competition, acquisition strategies and industry repositioning, this course offers a strategic assessment of the most important trends affecting federal buyers and industry partners. The course uses a data-driven approach to identifying and exploring federal contracting trends. Implications for government buyers and industry sellers will be examined. Learning Objectives During this…

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Supply Chain Management and Compliance (TX)

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Supply Chain Management and Compliance course is an intensive 1.5 day overview and interactive dialogue on the supply chain management risks and compliance issues that face government contractors. A government contractor must understand and effectively address a broad range of issues including laws, regulations, initiatives, and a number of new developments that cover issues from cyber threats to counterfeit parts. In addition, a supply chain may be globally dispersed, which raises additional issues. Whether…

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Trending Developments in Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This 1.5 day course examines the intersection of cybersecurity compliance and regulations and federal government contracting.  In this course, veteran Government Contracts and cybersecurity attorneys Alexander Major and Franklin Turner will discuss the following topics: Pertinent cybersecurity definitions Threat management Breach response Cybersecurity costs Hacker motivations FAR and DFARS requirements pertaining to information systems The NIST framework Agency-wide efforts to regulate cybersecurity Cloud computing requirements Liability for data breaches   Continuing Education Credits 8.25 CLE/…

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Financial Forum Webinar Series 2018

January 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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Legislative and Regulatory Cybersecurity Developments Affecting Government Contractors Webinar

January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Join Dentons US LLP Government Contracts practitioners in this newly-revamped cybersecurity update session covering recent legislative and regulatory cybersecurity developments affecting government contractors.  This session will review cybersecurity compliance trends at both the federal and state levels and session will provide a year-to-date review of key cyber developments as well as an update on the current web of obligations applicable to contractors at all tiers of the supply chain.  We'll discuss the state of implementation…

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Risk Management

January 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This fast-paced one-day class will introduce the concept of risk management and present some ways to prevent risks in the government contracting environment. Many of the risk management activities companies are currently performing do not provide them with actionable tasks to address performance, cost and schedule risk. This course will cover risk management best practices in order to deliver projects within specified time frames, budgets, and quality requirements. Agenda Brief Introduction to Risk Management Preliminary Questions…

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Preparing Compliant Proposals

January 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - January 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

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…

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Emergency Contracting

January 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

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…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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Supply Chain Symposium 2018 Webinar Series

January 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$945

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,…

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Intellectual Property in Government Contracts: Data Rights (& Wrongs) (FL)

January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$995

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…

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Drafting & Negotiating Teaming Agreements

January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This intensive course provides an overview of teaming agreements, discusses how they differ from typical subcontractor relationships and identifies both legal and policy considerations that underlie the formation and operation of teaming agreements. The course also gives tips on drafting a successful teaming agreement by discussing provisions relating to scope, terminations, defaults, dispute resolution, and protections for proprietary information. This course is designed to arm you with the necessary information to negotiate and draft a…

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How to Read and Interpret Government Contracts

January 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

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…

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Trending Cost & Pricing Issues 2018

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$945

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…

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Subcontracting Summit: Flowdowns Virtual Class

January 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary If you are perplexed by the twists and turns of subcontracting, the curve balls that prime contractors throw at you, and the challenges presented by your own subcontractors, we have just what you need! Join our instructors Cy Alba, Tim Sullivan, Bill Walter, as well as special guests, for PCI’s “Subcontracting Summit,” a series of nine 75-minute virtual webinars beginning…

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The Professor’s Forum with Ralph Nash & Tim Sullivan 2018 Virtual Class Series

January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Professor Ralph Nash and Tim Sullivan are delighted to present the third year of "The Professor's Forum," a monthly virtual class designed to delve into some of the most challenging issues facing contractors and Government personnel alike. Join us beginning in January, as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of bid protests. In subsequent months, Ralph and…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals

January 29, 2018 @ 8:30 am - January 31, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1495

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…

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Federal Government Contract Accounting (FL)

January 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

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…

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Government Accounting Requirements and Preparing for Contract Audits (FL)

January 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$995

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…

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Cybersecurity: The Cloud and FedRAMP Virtual Class

January 30, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series…

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Preparing for a Federal Government Contract Audit (FL)

January 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The course is designed to help government contractors develop strategies for mitigating contract cost audit risk and vulnerability by discussing the processes used by contract auditors.  This course provides an overview of the government contract audit process, auditor expectations regarding the adequacy of accounting systems, labor timekeeping and distribution, cost representations for forward pricing, billing, and incurred costs. By knowing the factors and processes that influence contract audit risk, contractors will be in a better…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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February 2018

Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

February 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - February 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1195

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This fast-paced interactive course examines the organization, content, policy and procedures of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as it applies to Federal acquisition. Designed for new professionals in both government and industry, as well as more experienced professionals, to build or update their familiarity with the Federal Government’s procurement system. The course includes a review of the topical divisions of the FAR, exercises to help the participant find and analyze FAR contracting issues, and group activities…

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3 Day Contracting Essentials (AZ)

February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 United States
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$1085

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The 3 Day Contracting Essentials seminar is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the Federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. This fast-paced, interactive Seminar builds on the essential elements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), examines its organization and content, and illuminates the more relevant policies, processes, and procedures of the Federal contracting process. Cases, exercises, and assessment tools are used to practice the participant in analyzing…

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Contract Closeout

February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contract closeout is a critical, but often forgotten, piece of the Contract process.  This seminar will focus on what contractors need to move the close out process through to completion, efficiently and effectively.  Achieving closeout will ensure final payments are made, audit issues are concluded, past performance evaluations are submitted and any open issues are resolved.  Timely close out efforts result in reduced contract administration and ensure a greater likelihood that contractors still have and…

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Types of Contracts

February 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary A one day in-depth analysis of the new focus and guidelines on the selection, use, and management of contracts by type. Implications on costs, accounting systems, management, and administration of this new emphasis on all contract vehicles will be examined There is a new emphasis on Contract Types in Government Contracting. In acquisition planning, Government agencies have been directed to move away from Cost Type Contracts to Firm Fixed-Price Contracts. This emphasis on Fixed-Price Contracts…

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Trending Cost & Pricing February 7: Commercial Item Pricing and Challenges in the Current Environment

February 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

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…

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Subcontracting Summit: Subcontracting Plans Virtual Class

February 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI’s discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary If you are perplexed by the twists and turns of subcontracting, the curve balls that prime contractors throw at you, and the challenges presented by your own subcontractors, we have just what you need! Join our instructors Cy Alba, Tim Sullivan, Bill Walter, as well as special guests, for PCI’s “Subcontracting Summit,” a series of nine 75-minute virtual webinars beginning…

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Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Government Contracting

February 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) course will provide an in-depth analysis of both OCI theory and OCI practice. The course will begin by analyzing different types of OCIs, regulatory provisions in the FAR and DFARS, and the obligations of both government and contractor as defined by the extensive and evolving case law from the GAO and courts. The next part of the course will be unique- it will provide practical, hands-on guidance to contracting…

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Masters Academy: Best Practices in Government Contracting

February 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - February 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Masters Academy is designed to provide an exceptional learning experience. Each day, different experts will share their insights into the leading practices in key areas of Government contracting. Over the course of five days, you will have the unique opportunity to learn the lessons experts have culled during their careers in Government contracting.  This program is not intended to cover the basics or each topic in its entirety.  Instead, the Masters Academy is intended…

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Financial Forum February 13: Incurred Cost Submissions and DCAA Audits Webinar

February 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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Cybersecurity: Confronting the Threat – Sharing Information and Spreading the Risk Virtual Class

February 20, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series…

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Preparing the Incurred Cost Submission

February 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Doing business with the US Government is always challenging and the many onerous accounting requirements only make it more difficult. The purpose of this class is to help add clarity to Incurred Cost Submission requirement, which is an annual requirement for any contractor with flexibly priced contracts. This course will provide government contractors with a step by step guide in developing their Incurred Cost Submission to ensure that all allowable costs are properly captured and…

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Supply Chain Symposium February 21: 2018 Update – Advanced Flow-Downs, Mandatory DFARS Clauses and Best Practices Webinar

February 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$189

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,…

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The Professor’s Forum February 22: The Role of Past Performance

February 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Webinar and Virtual Class Series Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Professor Ralph Nash and Tim Sullivan are delighted to present the third year of "The Professor's Forum," a monthly virtual class designed to delve into some of the most challenging issues facing contractors and Government personnel alike. Join us beginning in January, as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of bid protests. In…

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Accounting and Auditing for Government Contracts

February 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - February 27, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Doing business with the U.S. Government can be extremely challenging, but when you layer in the extensive accounting requirements, internal controls, and system expectations that come with U.S. Government contracts, it can become downright frightening. This course is designed to help contractors navigate the details of these requirements so that they can successfully recover all allowable and allocable contract costs incurred in support of their contracts. This course will also prepare contractors for the accounting requirements…

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Cost and Price Analysis for Government Contractors

February 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - March 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to cost and price analysis. Additionally, how and when to perform and document price analysis, how and when to perform and document cost analysis, and how and when to request performance of and incorporate results of a technical analysis. Participants will also learn how to document source selection, including justification for single/sole source acquisitions and related negotiations. This course consists of practical techniques for analyzing the reasonableness…

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Appropriations Law of Federal Procurement

February 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two-day course will explore, explain, and provide hands-on practice in the key issues and principles of fiscal law as it affects federal procurement contracting. This course covers the significance and risks in making fiscal law decisions. It is designed for Government contracting officers and COTRs/CORs, program managers, resource managers, budget officers and legal staffs. Contractors who want to understand the financial issues that their federal counterparts face in contract awards, modifications and administration, and…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

February 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

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…

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March 2018

Timekeeping for Government Contractors

March 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to timekeeping/labor reporting. Additionally, this overview serves as a guide through specific FAR and CAS regulations as well as best practices for labor compliance. This course guides the participant through writing policies and procedures, an overview on labor laws and acts, timekeeping roles and compensation requirements, labor accounting methods, and how to prepare employees for audits. The seminar is beneficial to company personnel who are new to…

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Managing Government Property (FL)

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Managing Government Property Concentrated training on the requirements for managing Government owned property (acquired property and furnished property) to ensure contractor and Government personnel will effectively manage the Property lifecycle per regulations and contractual requirements. This training will also include key points that will assist in resolving Property Management business system issues prior to occurrence. Includes point-by-point training on:   Authority. Including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness Types of Government Property Item Unique Identification and other…

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Ethics and Compliance in Government Contracting

March 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Legal and ethical conduct is the way to protect your credibility and earn the respect and trust of your employees, partners, clients, and community. This one-day course provides an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that apply in the federal government marketplace. It emphasizes the importance of ethical conduct when contractors do business with the federal government; enable contractor (and government) employees to recognize compliance and ethical issues and traps before they make irreparable…

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Federal Government Contract Accounting (TX)

March 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$595

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…

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Government Accounting Requirements and Preparing for Contract Audits (TX)

March 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$995

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…

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Negotiation Strategies and Techniques in Government Contracting

March 7, 2018 @ 8:30 am - March 8, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This course is divided into two parts. The first part is designed to provide attendees with a thorough understanding of the qualities of an effective negotiator, with examples rooted in the government contracting process. The second part focuses on the negotiation process itself—the preparation stage, the actual negotiation, and the techniques for ensuring that the deal is closed once and closed correctly. Class discussion and case studies underscore the importance of the principles covered in the…

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Preparing for a Federal Government Contract Audit (TX)

March 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The course is designed to help government contractors develop strategies for mitigating contract cost audit risk and vulnerability by discussing the processes used by contract auditors.  This course provides an overview of the government contract audit process, auditor expectations regarding the adequacy of accounting systems, labor timekeeping and distribution, cost representations for forward pricing, billing, and incurred costs. By knowing the factors and processes that influence contract audit risk, contractors will be in a better…

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Foreign Military Contracting Best Practices: FMS, FMF, and DCC/DCS

March 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This is an essential course for manufacturers, exporters and their executives, and legal and financial advisors, featuring: What the laws and regulations require for FMS sales and direct sales of military products Foreign Military Financing Practical instruction on export licensing of defense articles and services Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Continuing Education Credits 5.5 CLE/ 0.55 CEU/ 6.5 CPE (Finance) credits may be earned for this course. This course is recommended for 8…

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Trending Cost & Pricing March 7: Direct and Indirect Costs and a Little Thing Called G&A!

March 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

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…

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Subcontracting Summit: Best Practices in Prime’s RFP Development Virtual Class

March 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI’s discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary If you are perplexed by the twists and turns of subcontracting, the curve balls that prime contractors throw at you, and the challenges presented by your own subcontractors, we have just what you need! Join our instructors Cy Alba, Tim Sullivan, Bill Walter, as well as special guests, for PCI’s “Subcontracting Summit,” a series of nine 75-minute virtual webinars beginning…

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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

March 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement continues to be a significant United States Government civil and criminal priority. While the United States continues to lead international anti-corruption enforcement efforts, other countries, mutli-lateral development banks, and quasi-regulators are also ramping up their interest in enacting and enforcing anti-corruption regulations. This course will provide an overview of the three provisions of the FCPA. The expert faculty will discuss the current international anti-corruption regulatory landscape, including trends in…

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Supply Chain Trifecta: CPSR, Commercial Item Determinations & Price Analysis, and Subcontract Management (FL)

March 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$1395

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Supply Chain Trifecta PCI is pleased to present this 4 day series of courses designed specifically to cover the contractor business systems with compliance criteria that are primarily under the execution responsibility of supply chain professionals. Each class may be taken on its own or you can sign up for the entire week to save over 35%. To register for the entire Supply Chain Week, click here. Monday and Tuesday: Contractor Purchasing Systems Reviews Wednesday: Commercial Item Determinations…

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CAS Cost Impacts

March 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

 LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two day course provides the student with a comprehensive learning experience on what constitutes a cost accounting practice (CAP) change and how to calculate the cost impact of such changes. The student will learn the requirements for preparing cost impact proposals, including General Dollar Magnitude Proposals and Detailed Cost Impact Proposals. The course also includes a focus on how to compute increased/decreased costs by contract, by contract group, and how recent legal decisions have…

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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.

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