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    Webinar series provide in-depth treatment in topical areas.Each series consists of a number of 60-90 minute live and on-demand webinars, presented by the foremost experts in the field.
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    The FPSOnline library contains hundreds of on-demand courses covering the foundations of contracting and hot topics in the federal contracting industry. IMPORTANT: On-demand webinars are NOT eliglible for CLE or CPE credits. Wherever possible, we provide accreditation for those who attend 'live' webinar sessions.
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Live Webinars
May 4, 2021
1-2 PM EDT
Advanced Indirect Rates for Government Contracting
Join CohnReznick's government contracting professionals for a complimentary webinar on advanced indirect rate topics. Designed for government contracting professionals at all levels, the content will cover FAR and CAS requirements for indirect rates, service centers, unallowable cost controls, full cost recovery best practices, and a discussion of the impact of PPP loan forgiveness on indirect rates. Learning Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:  Comprehend the FAR and CAS requirements relative to indirect rates  Understand service centers  Consider options for unallowable cost controls  Recognize best practices for achieving full cost recovery on government contracts  Grasp the impact of PPP loan forgiveness on indirect rates Presenters: Kristen Soles, CPA, Partner and Government Contracting Practice Leader, CohnReznick LLP Caleb Weber, CPA, Manager, Government Contracting Practice, CohnReznick LLP This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Apr 20, 2021
12-1 PM EDT
Contract Closeout - Webinar 2 - DCMA Series 2021
DCMA Webinar Series - 2021
Contract closeout is a growing challenge for DCMA and industry as a result of DCAA getting current with indirect rate audits. The number of contracts subject to closeout is significant as multiple rate years have been audited and negotiated. An extensive number of contracts can be associated with each rate year, many of which have been physically complete for years and are now required to be closed out. DCMA is primarily responsible for administering and closing out a significant portion of these contracts. At the same time, industry is facing big challenges with old data and a surge in demand for capable resources to prepare the contract closeout documentation. This webinar will look at how DCMA and industry can coordinate to address the contract closeout challenge. Learning Objectives:  The importance of contract closeout  A look at the current environment and the extent of contracts awaiting closeout  DCMA's role in contract closeout  A high-level overview of the contract closeout process and differences between contract type  Challenges industry is encountering  Current DCMA initiatives and guidance  Successful strategies and coordination between DCMA and industry
CPE
Live Webinars
Apr 28, 2021
1-2 PM EDT
CPSR - The Changing Landscape of Compliance
The purpose of this session is to facilitate a conversation regarding the most recent CPSR-related trends experienced to date in 2021. Our session will explore DCMA's changes regarding pre-CPSR questionnaires, virtual CPSR protocols, and post-CPSR corrective action responses.
Live Webinars
Apr 22, 2021
12:00-1:30 PM EDT
Exports of COTS Items to China, Russia, Venezuela, and Myanmar-Navigating the Expanded Military End Use/Military End User Rules
Course Description: Many contractors are now finding their sales of commercial off-the-shelf products to China, Russia, Venezuela, and most recently Burma to be subject to the expanded "Military End Use" and "Military End User" (MEUs) of the Export Administration Regulations' (EAR). The new rules particularly impact those in the aerospace, marine, telecommunications, electronics, and materials processing industries. Thus far, BIS has issued only limited guidance on how to comply with the new rules. On April 22, please join Barnes & Thornburg for a webinar detailing the MEU rules' key changes. Learning Objectives: This webinar will include a discussion of increased diligence obligations and common compliance pitfalls for exporters. Barnes & Thornburg faculty will also utilize practical exercises to engage the audience in a discussion of potential strategies for mitigating risks. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Apr 27, 2021
12-1 PM EDT
Government Property Reviews - Webinar 3 - DCMA Series 2021
DCMA Webinar Series - 2021
Contracting Officers within the DoD are required to determine the acceptability of a contractor's business system, including approving or disapprove the system. Notably, this includes evaluating Property Management systems. This session provides guidance on how to navigate a DCMA Government Property System Review. While not all DoD property system reviews are conducted by DCMA, this audit team conducts thousands of audits per year across the contracting community. This webinar takes a practical view of FAR and DFARS requirements and DCMA's expectations for an approved property system. Instructors will work through the government property lifecycle from acquisition through disposition, recommending tips and tricks along the way, while addressing challenges before, during and after the audit. Learning Objectives:  High level review of FAR and DFARS property requirements  Government property lifecycle focus areas for contractors and auditors  Getting to system approval: common policy & procedure documentation expectations  Common DCMA data requests to expect and the rationale behind them  Sensitive areas and common contractor pitfalls, including ways to get in front of potential findings and facilitate timely corrective action
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 7, 2021
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Procurement University - Accounting System Requirements - 2021 Series
Procurement University - 2021
As a contractor, you may be subject to certain requirements related to your accounting system. This program will cover the Pre-Award Survey (Standard Form 1408) as well as the DFARS Accounting System Rule including Timekeeping, Labor Distribution and Billing. Learning Objectives: By the end of the webinar you should be able to:  Understand a pre-award accounting system survey and its purpose in the federal-award process;  Identify the objective of the accounting business system and its common criteria;  Apply the accounting system adequacy attributes to real-world examples;  Recognize which accounting subsystems are covered in the Defense Contract Audit Manual (DCAM); and  Be aware of potential issues when implementing new accounting systems. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 1, 2021
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Procurement University - CAS Part 1 - 2021 Series
Procurement University - 2021
In this session, we will discuss Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) including both full and modified CAS coverage. You will learn about each of the standards, applicability, exemptions, and CAS administration issues such as changes to cost accounting practices. Learning Objectives: By the end of the webinar you should be able to:  Understand the purpose of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS);  Identify the specified exemptions to CAS;  Analyze whether or not a contract is subject to CAS based on contract clauses and thresholds and if covered, whether modified or full coverage is required; and  Have a basic understanding of the cost accounting practice changes. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Aug 5, 2021
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Procurement University - CAS Part 2 - 2021 Series
Procurement University - 2021
In this session, we will focus on the CAS administration requirements for reporting and documenting the cost impacts of changes to cost accounting practices. To do this, we will take a deeper look into the Disclosure Statement, including its components, applicability, and the process necessary when changes in accounting practice require a disclosure statement revision. Learning Objectives: By the end of the webinar you should be able to:  Understand how and when to file a Disclosure Statement;  Possess a general understanding of the components of a Disclosure Statement (Parts I to VIII);  Identify a cost accounting practice change; and  Understand the criteria required for an adequate Disclosure Statement. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jun 3, 2021
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Procurement University - Commercial Items - 2021 Series
Procurement University - 2021
FAR Part 12 regulates commercial item acquisition. Selling a commercial item to the Federal Government sounds easy right? Wrong. The Federal Government wants to make sure it is getting a fair and reasonable price and ensure it is a commercially available item. This session will cover what determines an item or service to be commercial and how to effectively support price reasonableness. Learning Objectives: By the end of the webinar you should be able to:  Identify commercial items and commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) items;  Determine how to classify an item as commercial and document commercial items with an adequate commercial item determination (CID);  Support price reasonableness with the appropriate method of analysis (price or cost); and  Understand the DCMA Commercial Item Group's role in the federal acquisition process. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 2, 2021
2:00-3:30 PM EST
Procurement University - DCAA/DCMA Reviews and Audits - 2021 Series
Procurement University - 2021
This session will provide an overview of the reviews and audits conducted by the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Learn about the types of audits, how to address the audit process, and how to deal with audit positions and written findings. Learning Objectives: By the end of the webinar you should be able to:  Be able to describe the similarities and differences between a review and an audit;  Understand what areas DCAA is responsible for auditing and DCMA is responsible for reviewing;  Understand the current DCMA and DCAA initiatives and how they impact the contracting industry;  Recognize potential challenges and corresponding mitigation strategies for auditees; and  Understand current auditor expectations and challenges. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE