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12 Sessions
This 12-part Webinar Series focuses on contract accounting, audits and compliance and is designed to enhance your knowledge over an 8 month span without being too overwhelming. Each session is 90 minutes long and taught by leading experts in the industry. You'll have the opportunity to participate through interaction with the instructors. This Webinar Series is perfect for professionals with all levels of experience. We'll start with foundational subject matter and end with risk mitigation and best practices. Each session is CPE accredited so you can earn up to 36 hours of CPEs. $795 per person for the entire series. Groups Welcome! Cost for this entire webinar series for groups is $2,995. Call 888.494.3696 for more information on group pricing.
Upcoming Sessions
June 1, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 3 of 12. Session 3 of 12. A negotiated contract (or procurement) allows the government to select a contractor on criteria other than solely a formal price competition. The FAR provides guidance for conducting these types of procurements. Only certain contract types can be used such as fixed price, incentiv... more
June 22, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 4 of 12. As a contractor, you may be subject to certain requirements related to your accounting systems. This program will cover the Pre-Award Survey of Prospective Contractor - Accounting System (Standard Form 1408) as well as the DFARS Accounting System Rule including Timekeeping, Labor Distribution and Bi... more
July 13, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 5 of 12. Indirect Costs refers to the overhead applied to a contract. The Federal Government requires contractors to submit an annual proposal to finalize claimed indirect costs. In this program, you will learn about indirect rate structures, the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP), DCAA's FPRP Checklist, a... more
August 3, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 6 of 12. So what is an "allowable cost"? FAR Part 31.205 (Selected Costs) discusses this sometimes mis-understood and confusing area. There are 46 sup-parts including advertising costs, bad debts, cost of money, depreciation, manufacturing costs, etc. Learn about these unique costs and whether they are a... more
August 24, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 7 of 12. This session will focus on the pricing issues related to a negotiated contract. We will discuss FAR Table 15.2, DCAA's criteria for auditing a negotiated cost based contract, challenges in subcontract pricing and the DFARs Proposal Adequacy Checklist. 90 Minutes Earn CPE credits if you attend this... more
September 14, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 8 of 12. This session on Estimating Systems will discuss impacts of estimating systems on the accounting and pricing functions. We will cover the Estimating System adequacy criteria contained in the DFARS business systems rule, and what DCAA looks for in the audit process. Earn CPE credits if you atten... more
October 5, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 9 of 12. In this session, we will discuss Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and full and modified CAS covered contracts. You will learn about the most important standards and applicability as well as CAS administration issues such as changes to cost accounting practices. 90 Minutes Earn CPE credits if you atte... more
October 26, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 10 of 12. In this session, we will discuss additional CAS requirements and take a deep dive into the disclosure statements that may be required. We will also cover DCAA's and DCMA's audit and review processes. 90 Minutes
November 16, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 11 of 12. This session will provide an overview of the reviews and audits conducted by the DCMA and DCAA. Learn about the types of audits, how to address the audit process and how to deal with audit positions and written findings. 90 Minutes. Earn CPE credits if you attend this webinar live.
December 7, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET - Session 12 of 12. In this final session, we will wrap up the series with discussion on contract compliance risk management and discuss industry best practices. 90 Minutes Earn CPE credits if you attend this webinar live.