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This is a comprehensive course addressing US Government contractor requirements related to letting subcontracts under government prime contracts.

Participants will learn the flow of the acquisition process, the types of procurements and the types of contracts, how to prepare a solicitation, and identify sources, how and when to perform price or cost analysis, how and when to request and evaluate performance of a technical analysis, the clauses to include in government subcontracts, what to include in small business plans, US Government contract unique purchasing related activities and events, purchasing file documentation requirements, areas to address in purchasing policies and procedures, purchasing system contractual requirements, and government oversight.

This course provides participants with the knowledge needed to comply with US Government contractor contractual requirements regarding implementation and maintenance of an adequate purchasing system. It is recommended for those individuals who are responsible for US Government contractor purchasing or subcontracting, implementing and maintaining adequate purchasing systems and supporting US Government Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs), and conducting oversight of purchasing systems.

This course taught from a financial perspective, covers the management of subcontracts from acquisition to closeout.  Students will walk away with a basic understanding of subcontracting including the following:

… The flow of the subcontract acquisition process
… Types of procurements and types of contracts
… The differences between negotiated and competitive procurements
… How to prepare a solicitation, and identify and justify sources
… How and when to perform and document price analysis
… How and when to perform and document cost analysis
… How and when to perform technical analysis
… Which clauses to flow-down clauses in subcontracts
… What to include in small business subcontracting plans
… Other purchasing related activities and events
… Purchasing file documentation requirements
… Areas to address in purchasing policies and procedures
… Purchasing system contractual requirements

Dates and Locations
March 23-24, 2017
Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista Resort
Orlando, FL
$1325
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May 8-9, 2017
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
San Diego, CA
$1325
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July 17-18, 2017
The Westin Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, SC
$1325
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September 18-19, 2017
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV
$1325
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DAILY SCHEDULE
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Schedule for La Jolla, CA and Hilton Head, SC Weeklong Conferences
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Schedule for All Other Locations

DAY 1
1. Overview of US Government Subcontracting Regulations and  Notional Process

2. Critiquing the Statement of Work

3. Developing technical evaluation Factors

4. Preparing Solicitations

5. Identifying Sources

6. Performing and Documenting Price Analysis

7. Justifying Source Selection

8. Complying with the “Truth in Negotiations” Act

  
DAY 2


1. Performing and Documenting Analysis

2. Performing and documenting Technical Evaluations

3. Flowing Down Upper Tier Contract Clauses

4. Complying with Small Business Subcontracting Plans

5. Reporting First Tier Subcontract Awards and Executive Compensation

6. Requesting Prompt Payment Discounts

7. Preparing Negotiation Memoranda

8. Conducting Subcontract Surveillance

9. Closing Out Subcontracts

1. Ensuring Compliance with Other Requirements
a. Preparing Consulting Agreements
b. Letting Letter Contracts
c. Understanding Joint Ventures and Teaming Agreements
d. Resolving Prime/Subcontractor Disputes
e. Complying with Export Regulations
f. Complying with Defense Priorities and Allocations (DPAS)

2. Documenting Purchasing and Subcontracting Files

3. Preparing Purchasing and Subcontracting Policies and Procedures

4. Surviving a Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR)

Ki Captiano- Mr. Capitano provides consultation advice, assistance, and training on government contract financial and other regulatory compliance matters. From 1976-1989, he worked as contract auditor, trainer, and headquarters program manager for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Mr Capitano supports clients in preparing estimated and actual cost representations, evaluating contractor business system internal controls, implementing ERP systems, complying with CAS and FAR, and addressing various contract and subcontract administration issues.

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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.
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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.
CPE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 13.0 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Basic
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.
CLP HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 11.0 (CLP) hours of credit
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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.
CLE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 11.0 (60 minutes), 13.0 (50 minutes)
Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
8662775944
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE
The group rate is $169 per night, $32+tax per night. Guests may call Caesars reservations line at 1-866-227-5944. Please keep in mind there is a $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS7 . Rooms are subject to availability.
TRAVEL INFORMATION
The group rate is $169 per night, $32+tax per night. Guests may call Caesars reservations line at 1-866-227-5944. Please keep in mind there is a $15+tax processing fee. There is no fee with the weblink. https://aws.passkey.com/go/SCFPS7 . Rooms are subject to availability.
Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista Resort
8100 Lake Street
Orlando, FL 32836
4072391144
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

A room block is available for this location and is $159/night plus taxes. There is also a discounted resort fee included which is $19.95 daily, plus tax, and it valued at $150.  This fee includes wi-fi, local and domestic calls, 10% off Spa Services, two bottled waters upon arrival, Walt Disney World shuttle*, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, daily Disney drive-in movie and Activity Concierge.  

To reserve a room, call 407-239-1144 and reference the ‘Federal Publications’ room block. Reservations must be made by Saturday, February 18, 2017 and are rooms are subject to availability.  

Early departure fee
The hotel reserves the right to impose a $75 early checkout fee for guests that depart the hotel on a date earlier than originally reserved.

Late departure fee
The hotel reserves the right to impose a $75 late checkout fee for guests that wish to stay up until 6:00 p.m.

PARKING
Valet parking is $18/day
Overnight parking is $12/day
Day valet parking is $7/day
Day self-parking is $5/day

TRAVEL INFORMATION

A room block is available for this location and is $159/night plus taxes. There is also a discounted resort fee included which is $19.95 daily, plus tax, and it valued at $150.  This fee includes wi-fi, local and domestic calls, 10% off Spa Services, two bottled waters upon arrival, Walt Disney World shuttle*, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, daily Disney drive-in movie and Activity Concierge.  

To reserve a room, call 407-239-1144 and reference the ‘Federal Publications’ room block. Reservations must be made by Saturday, February 18, 2017 and are rooms are subject to availability.  

Early departure fee
The hotel reserves the right to impose a $75 early checkout fee for guests that depart the hotel on a date earlier than originally reserved.

Late departure fee
The hotel reserves the right to impose a $75 late checkout fee for guests that wish to stay up until 6:00 p.m.

PARKING
Valet parking is $18/day
Overnight parking is $12/day
Day valet parking is $7/day
Day self-parking is $5/day

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
8884211448
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

For guest room reservations and to receive a rate of $199/night, plus taxes, click hereIn the drop-down menu, select ‘Attendee’.  These reservations MUST be made by April 7, 2017, and are subject to availability. As an additional benefit, we are offering a $5 flat rate for overnight and daily self-parking at the Hyatt. 

Early Departure Fee
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts have an early departure fee of one night’s room and tax. Departure dates are reconfirmed at check- in and are subject to a fee if changed after the check-in process is completed.

RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM

Please note that we have also reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem rate. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. To make a reservation, click here to obtain this special rate. In the drop-down menu, select ‘Govt Block’.  Guest rooms at the government per diem will be available until April 7, 2017, and are subject to availability. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.

Early Departure Fee
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts have an early departure fee of one night’s room and tax. Departure dates are reconfirmed at check- in and are subject to a fee if changed after the check-in process is completed.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

For guest room reservations and to receive a rate of $199/night, plus taxes, click hereIn the drop-down menu, select ‘Attendee’.  These reservations MUST be made by April 7, 2017, and are subject to availability. As an additional benefit, we are offering a $5 flat rate for overnight and daily self-parking at the Hyatt. 

Government Per Diem
Please note that we have also reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem rate. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. To make a reservation, click here to obtain this special rate. In the drop-down menu, select ‘Govt Block’.  Guest rooms at the government per diem will be available until April 7, 2017, and are subject to availability. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.

Early Departure Fee
Hyatt Hotels and Resorts have an early departure fee of one night’s room and tax. Departure dates are reconfirmed at check- in and are subject to a fee if changed after the check-in process is completed.

The Westin Hilton Head Island
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
8886278551
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Federal Publications' room block rate is $233/night plus taxes, plus a discounted resort fee of $8 (not reflected until checkout). Reservations must be made by Monday, June 16, 2017 and are subject to availability.  For guest room reservations, click here

RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM

Please note that we have a LIMITED number of guest rooms available at the government per diem ($144/night plus taxes, plus a discounted resort fee of $8 [not reflected until checkout]. Reservations must be made by Monday, June 16 and are subject to availability.   

These rooms are limited to ONE ATTENDEE PER QUALIFYING COMPANY, and you will be required to present a valid government ID upon check-in to confirm use of government rate.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Federal Publications' room block rate is $233/night plus taxes, plus a discounted resort fee of $8 (not reflected until checkout). Reservations must be made by Monday, June 16, 2017 and are subject to availability.  For guest room reservations, click here

Please note that we have a LIMITED number of guest rooms available at the government per diem ($144/night plus taxes, plus a discounted resort fee of $8 [not reflected until checkout]. Reservations must be made by Monday, June 16 and are subject to availability.   

These rooms are limited to ONE ATTENDEE PER QUALIFYING COMPANY, and you will be required to present a valid government ID upon check-in to confirm use of government rate.

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Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
200
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.
300
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.
400
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March 23-24, 2017 Orlando, FL
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May 8-9, 2017 San Diego, CA
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July 17-18, 2017 Hilton Head Island, SC
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September 18-19, 2017 Las Vegas, NV
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