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This course is designed as an Advanced course for professionals in the disciplines of compliance, finance, accounting and mid-high level contracting positions who have taken a CPSR class previously as well as those who have basic knowledge of terms and concepts related to CPSR. 

What you will learn:

This course builds on your basic knowledge of CPSR.  Discussion will focus on the challenges, issues and updates to requirements It provides expert insight and detail through classroom discussion on risks and remedies before and after the review is completed. Learn about designing an effective purchasing system; best practices in the monitoring of a system; the support of Government audits; and keys to preparing and responding to a review. 

Through a discussion and participative methodology, the course will include coverage of: the prime and subcontractor relationship; consent requirements; thresholds; types of contracts; advance notification requirements; contracting officer evaluations; considerations; review objectives; regulations requirements; extent of review; surveillance; approvals; responsibilities; notifications; disclosures; reports.

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Dates and Locations
April 26-27, 2017
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
Arlington, VA
$1275
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Michael Carter
Michael is a Senior Consultant with Capital Edge Consulting, Inc. and a member of the firm’s CPSR Compliance Practice. He is an expert in the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) process.
Michael’s areas of expertise include contractor business systems compliance, with an emphasis in DCMA CPSR readiness, execution, and compliance. He is also versed in FAR and DFAR regulations, DCMA processes and procedures pertaining to purchasing system reviews and contract administration, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), proposal analysis and evaluation, cost modeling and estimating, forward pricing rate recommendations (FPRR) and agreements (FPRA), and he is fluent in Spanish. Michael has experience conducting CPSR-related training to DCMA CPSR Group procurement analysts as well as to dozens of Federal contractors.
Professional Experience: As a DCMA CPSR Procurement Analyst, Michael was the “Team lead” for nearly 15 DCMA CPSRs in the last 3 years and served as the procurement analyst in nearly 15 additional reviews during the same time period. Michael was one of the few procurement analysts with experience in reviewing small business concerns and Ability One contractors.  His experience covers a complete spectrum of contractors from A&E service providers to foreign manufacturing firms. During his tenure as a DCMA CPSR Group Procurement Analyst, Michael developed a tool for use by all CPSR Group procurement analysts (for all four CPSR Teams) in performing CPSRs. Also, Michael developed a tool that all DCMA Administrative Contracting Officers (ACO) are currently required to use in their annual surveillance of contractor purchasing systems responsibilities. Michael was personally selected by the DCMA CPSR Director to represent the Phoenix CPSR Team at the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress (2015). 
Stephen `Chase' Kunk,
Stephen “Chase” Kunk is Capital Edge Consulting, Inc.’s Vice President, Contracts and Procurement and a Director. Chase specializes in U.S. Government contract and subcontract negotiations, administration, management and purchasing system compliance. His expertise stems from his legal education, former certification as a National Football League contract advisor to professional athletes, and in-depth experience as a contracts and procurement administration manager for an international contractor serving Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC) and civilian agency customers. Chase is a frequent lecturer at Federal Publication Seminars and the Public Contracting Institute on a variety of U.S. Government contracts matters.
Chase’s support to Capital Edge Consulting clients is predominantly in the areas of contract and subcontract administration, purchasing system compliance and Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) readiness and risk mitigation. His exceptional understanding of the federal procurement regulations, and ability to provide value-add advocacy for client’s during audits and negotiations, has directly resulted in numerous approved business systems and definitization of Government contracts that achieved the client’s profit goals. He also leads all contract and subcontract negotiation and administration for Capital Edge Consulting’s internal business operations. 
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CPE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 11.0 (CPE) hours of credit
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Program Prerequisite: N/A
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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.
CLP HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 11.0 (CLP) hours of credit
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Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Arlington, VA 22204
7035211900
RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM
A block of rooms has been set aside with a Government Per Diem rate of $249/night* plus taxes. To reserve a guest room, call 1.800.325.3535 and say you are part of the ‘Federal Publications Seminars Group’. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations must be made by April 3, 2017.

* This Daily Rate will be at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate. Should this standard Per Diem rate change between now and the date of the event, this Daily Rate should reflect the most current U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Per Diem rate.  
TRAVEL INFORMATION
Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own. 

There is a courtesy room block for this location. To reserve a guest room, call 1.800.325.3535 to obtain a rate of $279/night plus tax.  Say you are part of the ‘Federal Publications Seminars Group’. All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Reservations must be made by April 3, 2017.
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Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
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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.
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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.
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