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An information-packed two-day program for government, construction, and commercial contract professionals on how to successfully price and prove supply, service and construction contract claims.
Benefit immediately from special guidance on how to turn contract claims into recoverable dollar figures - with special coverage of the often complex, difficult elements of calculation and proof. Dynamic coverage of:
- Claims you are entitled to and should pursue
- The full range of dollars you are entitiled to recover
- The most effective techniques you can use to calculate the claim's value
- The legal framework
- How to analyze and price productivity
- Every cost and profit factor to include in claims
- How your claim can be presented in clear, indisputable terms
- Pricing equitable adjustments, direct costs, indirect costs
- Successfully manage the special issues that can arise when pricing and proving claims from delays, contract breaches, and termination ...and much more.
The program focuses on techniques for preparing and calculating claims and on how to transform claim elements into recoverable figures. This involves carefully pricing the tangibles and intangibles--labor, material, equipment, overhead, profit, etc.--and, in many claims (especially those related to construction): loss of efficiency. The most costly losses a contractor can incur on a project frequently result from reduced labor and equipment productivity, where delay and disruption to contract work impacts productivity--which then leads to loss of efficiency claims.
Furthermore, in its entirety, the course provide you with skills to:
- Identify all of the cost factors that can be and should be included in claims under Government contracts and construction contracts.
- Compute the proper dollar amounts assignable to those factors.
- Present your claim in clear, indisputable terms.
- Understand and successfully manage the necessary elements of a claim’s proof.
- Price equitable adjustments, direct costs, loss of efficiency, indirect costs, and more.
- Successfully manage the special issues that can arise when pricing and proving claims that arise from delays, contract breaches, and terminations.
- The course will be presented by a highly distinguished Course Faculty--two experienced practitioners whose credentials are detailed below. In addition to highly insightful lectures and classroom discussions, you will also receive a comprehensive Manual of written materials--for your use during the course and for concise reference after the course has been completed.
Dates and Locations
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
John C. Person
Mr. Person is a Partner with, Person & Craver LLP, a firm offering particular expertise in the litigation and resolution of disputes in connection with Federal and State government contracts, domestic and international construction contracts, environmental remediation contracts, bid protests and general litigation.
Mr. Person is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Person is a Registered Professional Engineer (Michigan, Virginia), and is a member of the National Panel of Construction Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He also is a member of the American Bar Association, including its Section of Public Contract Law and the Forum Committee on the Construction Industry. Mr. Person holds a top secret security clearance.
Mr. Person has lectured and presented many papers in a number of professional forums in his areas of expertise, and has written widely on construction law, regulation of power generation and hazardous waste cleanup contracting topics. With respect to Government contract and cost issues, Mr. Person regularly teaches a course (twice yearly) on pricing of claims that is taught mainly from a Government contracting perspective (Federal Publication Seminars, Inc.). Mr. Person has also taught courses that focused on Government contract compliance and multiple award task order contracting issues. Most recently, Mr. Person has led seminars before Government contracts professionals on "Incentives for Performance-Based Contracts;" "The Masters Institute in Government Contracts;" and "Cost and Price Analysis." In the fall of 2001, he authored the Government contract Briefing Paper entitled "Deductive Changes," published by the West Group.
John C. Person graduated from the University of Michigan in 1974, with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He received his master's degree in Civil Engineering in 1980, and his law degree in 1983, from the University of Michigan.
Darrell J. Oyer
Darrell J. Oyer is the Principal of Darrell J. Oyer & Company, a CPA firm with offices located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, specializes in accounting services for commercial clients with federal government contracts and government agencies in the administration of federal contracts.
Prior to starting his firm, Mr. Oyer was a partner with Deloitte & Touche where he had approximately nine years of experience with Deloitte & Touche, Touche Ross and Peat Marwick. Before that Mr. Oyer served nearly 20 years in the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) in various capacities. As a field staff auditor, he was involved in the large contractors' price proposals and review of direct and indirect incurred costs. As a DCAA Headquarters program manager he specialized in quantitative auditing techniques, statistical sampling, computer auditing techniques, judicial and quasi-judicial cost accounting decisions and Cost Accounting Standards. Mr. Oyer was also Assistant Regional Director in the Atlanta Region, DCAA with responsibility for ten audit offices. Mr. Oyer served as Assistant Director, DCAA in all three functional areas: Operations and Professional Development, Resources, and Policy and Plans. He has represented the U.S. Government in dealings with foreign Governments in the audit of multinational procurements.
Mr. Oyer received the Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration degree from American University.
Mr. Oyer is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Virginia and is a member and Fellow of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), a member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and a former member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He is past Chairman of the NDIA Procurement Division, is past chairman of the NDIA Contract Finance Committee, is past chairman of the NDIA Smaller Companies Subcommittee, has twice served as president of the Northern Virginia IMA chapter and is a former member of the National Research Committee of IMA and the IMA Management Accounting Practices Committee, and formerly the chairman of the Cost Accounting Standards Subcommittee of IMA.
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Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
NCMA: CONTRACT MANAGER CERTIFICATION
All Federal Publications Seminars courses meet the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs. We are a proud Education Partner of the NCMA.
CPE: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Federal Publications Seminars is part of West Professional Development, which 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 the 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.learningmarket.org
This Program is eligible for: 130 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Intermediate
Program Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None
Method: Group live
CLP: CONTINUOUS LEARNING POINTS
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DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY
Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position per DoD Instruction 5000.66. We will provide you with documentation of points awarded for completing the event.
This Program is eligible for: 11.0 (CLP) hours of credit
CLE: CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
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** Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
This Program is eligible for:
11.0 (60 minutes), tbd (50 minutes)
Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
Specific topics or issues within a topic area are covered. Students should be familiar with terms of art and general concepts concerning the course topic.
Workshops and class discussions cover specific subject matter in-depth, and participation is strongly encouraged. Attendees should have at least 2-3 years' experience in the area of study.
Courses build upon students' knowledge and experience, and cover complex issues within the subject matter. Should have 4-5 years' mastery of subject for in-depth analysis.
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