The course starts with the FITARA roadmap to guide the deployment of sustainable IT reform, providing CIOs with specific budgetary and acquisition authority for enterprise IT infrastructure projects. The students will learn to apply the principles, practices, and processes of agile acquisition framed by FAR 15.201. As part of FITARA implementations, success starts with portfolio reviews of the current projects and paths forward to deliver needed business and public facing Capabilities, consistent with the department’s Mission and Vision. Applying Capabilities Based Planning, the students will learn the Principles, Practices, and Processes needed to increase the probability of success of IHS projects. [...]
GUARANTEED TO RUN! The Fundamentals of Cost and Prince Analysis course reviews market research and contractor pricing strategies and explains calculating an objective using simple quantitative analysis. An overview of the regulations and processes for cost analysis and requiring certified cost and pricing data is provided. Contract financing techniques are discussed. After, learning the basic elements of price and cost analysis, students will build and defend a pre-negotiation objective. Application of cost analysis techniques will be demonstrated during a week two proposal analysis capstone case, including writing a Price Negotiation Memorandum. SPECIAL FAC-C LEGACY OFFER: $1,000 per seat! (Originally $2,200) [...]
Project leaders introduce change and innovation, manage technical requirements and team challenges. Moreover, they influence, motivate, and persuade the project team to work toward a common objective. This course allows professionals to discover and define the leadership skills that are necessary for program and project managers to fulfill the mission and vision of their program and agency. The course covers a broad range of organizational leadership skills that are focused on the challenges that government employees face. It focuses on the importance of communication, adaptive leadership, conflict management, accountability, ethics and culture. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
This course provides an overview of managing federal contracts with a focus on the acquisition plan, the pre-award and source selection process, leading and appraising contract execution and formulating contract approaches. Participants participate in interactive exercises and discussions to assess and evaluate how to effectively and efficiently apply federal and acquisition policies such as concept of operations, cost, schedule, and scope to meet the program’s needs. Email email@example.com to register.
This course is specifically designed for Acquisition Professionals, Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts, and Contracting Officer’s Representatives. In this course, we teach the basic fundamentals and format for writing a PWS. This course combines lecture and intense exercises and guides the learners from development of a requirement through the writing of a PWS, as well as contract administration. This curriculum is designed to assist in standardizing the PWS process within your agency, and to ensure compliance, auditability, and well formulated requirements to avoid risk If you would like to register for this training please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This course explores FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items. Participants will walk through the acquisition lifecycle for commercially available products and services, and receive specific guidance on unique requirements regarding terms and conditions for commercial items and commercially available off the shelf items. Lessons will be supplements with practical application thru hands-on exercises and in-class activities. Email email@example.com to register.
This course will dive deeper into Simplified Acquisitions. Discussions of Part 13 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, which cover simplified acquisition procedures (SAP). An in-depth review of the Simplified Acquisition Procedures and many authentic scenarios are presented in this very interactive course. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
This course is specifically designed for the COR that has attained FAC-COR Level I certification and desires to increase their mastery of the FAC-COR competencies. Students will gain the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) at a greater level of competency. They will gain an understanding of standards of conduct and ethics, development of requirements documents, contract documentation, inspection procedures, changes, terminations, and disputes. Students will navigate more complex acquisition situations than typically encountered at the FAC-COR Level 1 ranging from acquisition planning to issues with contractor performance. This course will aid [...]
This course is specifically designed to provide contracting professionals with the basic knowledge required to perform the tasks required of a FAC-COR Level 1 Certification. The Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) is essential to the efficient and effective management of acquisitions and acts as the eyes and ears of the Contracting Officer. Students will learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform your duties as a Level I COR, such as proper communication, documentation, contract monitoring, payments, and ethics. You will attain a better understanding of the overall acquisition process. Email email@example.com to enroll! Special Discount Pricing! Save $200!
This virtual instructor led training (VILT) course focuses on unique construction contracting issues, such as acquisition planning, contract performance management, funding, environmental concerns, construction contract language, construction contracting in a commercial setting, the Construction Wage Rate Requirements Statute, design/build, basic schedule delay analysis, constructive changes, acceleration, and construction contract quality management. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.