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On-Demand Webinars
Mar 17, 2020
DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Reviews - DCMA Series
DCMA Webinar Series- 2020
This is the first webinar in our 3-part DCMA webinar series. This session provides guidance on how to navigate a DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR). The webinar takes participants through the myriad of compliance requirements and DCMA's expectations for an adequate purchasing system. This course emphasizes the practical realities of successfully navigating a CPSR by offering tips and tricks to get out in front of review findings, managing relationships with your DCMA review team, avoiding common pitfalls, and facilitating timely corrective action if adverse findings surface. Learning Objectives:  High-level overview of purchasing system requirements  Common policy & procedure and documentation expectations  Common DCMA data requests to expect and the rationale behind them  Sensitive areas and common contractor pitfalls during CPSR  Tips and tricks to get in front of potential findings and facilitate timely corrective action NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards. Series Description: This webinar series explores how contractors can work with the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) on several current and imminent significant practice areas consisting of contractor purchasing system reviews, government property reviews, and contract closeout. As part of these webinars, we will discuss the challenges and common pitfalls, along with the best practices and successful strategies industry and DCMA can utilize for successful outcomes.
On-Demand Webinars
May 21, 2019
10 Top Subcontract Compliance Topics
May 21, 1:00-2:00 ET- 10 Top Subcontract Compliance Topics There have been a number of impactful compliance trends occurring in the industry recently. In reviewing these trends, it is clear that regulatory compliance related to supply chain management is a major concern of Government oversight entities. This session will discuss the current Government regulatory environment and provide insight regarding the top 10 subcontract related compliance issues as well as any pitfalls associated with them This webinar is sponsored by J.A. White & Associates and presented by Jeffery White. About our presenter:
On-Demand Webinars
Dec 11, 2018
2019 Compliance Outlook - Regulatory Updates and Challenges
Dec 11, 1-2pm ET- 2019 Compliance Outlook - Regulatory Updates and Challenges In the government contract regulatory compliance environment, transparency of the contracting process has gained considerable importance and visibility. Join industry expert Craig Stetson from Capital Edge Consulting, Inc. along with host JAMIS Software Corporation, as we review the compliance changes and obstacles that could directly affect government contractors' compliance programs which may impact multiple areas of your business. This webinar is intended for professionals in the areas of:  Accounting or Finance  Compliance or Internal Audit  Program or Contract Management  In-house Counsel What you will Learn Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be aware of recent legislative, regulatory and DCAA audit guidance actions affecting government contract compliance and identify challenges for 2019.
On-Demand Webinars
Feb 11, 2021
2020 CPSR Year in Review
Many of us were happy to celebrate the end to a very challenging 2020. Now that we are approach 2021 as a year filled with great promises, what were the compliance lessons learned in 2020 that we must take note of? The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the top CPSR related topics and trends that we observed as areas of focus during 2020. During this webinar, J.A. White & Associates Inc. provides a comprehensive overview of the key elements that CPSR Analysts focused on when conducting a CPSR. Topics will include:  Impact of COVID on CPSR's  Major Compliance Topics  Key CPSR Trends  Managing the CPSR  Documentation Trends  Developing Effective Corrective Action Plans  Post-CPSR Issues
On-Demand Webinars
Oct 15, 2020
2020 GAUGE Report - Leveraging Technology to Optimize your Business
To help government contractors maintain success and thrive through the current COVID-19 pandemic, CohnReznick and Unanet have again collaborated to create the 4th annual benchmarking survey report. Known as the GAUGE Report, this essential resource covers five key categories: Government Contract Compliance, Accounting, Utilization, Growth, and Efficiencies. Join us as we share highlights from the 2020 Report to help you improve your operations as we focus this year on leveraging technology to optimize business operations. Learning Objectives (After completing this webinar, you will have learned):  DCAA audit trends for future compliance requirements  Financial management best practices to stay competitive  Market trends to assist with creating and modifying business strategies  Best practices for optimizing technology
On-Demand Webinars
Nov 9, 2016
A Contractor's Guide to Doing Business with the Department of Homeland Security
November 9, 1:00 p.m. EDT -The Department of Homeland Security is a wide-ranging federal cabinet department with an annual budget of more than $40 billion, and with substantial procurement and grant-making functions. This webinar will: (1) provide an overview of DHS' organization, including its operating agencies such as TSA, CBP, FEMA, Coast Guard, and others; (2) discuss its procurement and grant-making challenges and strategies; and (3) explain unique aspects of DHS' procurement rules as compared to other major federal agencies, e.g., differences between DHS procurement rules and the DOD procurement rules. Speakers will include two former senior officials from DHS. This program is not available for CLE, CPE, CLP or other credits as a live program.
On-Demand Webinars
Mar 3, 2016
A Guide to Accounting and Billing Systems
Business Systems Webinar Series
This program is an in-depth look at Accounting System Administration as outlined in DFARS 252.242-7006.
On-Demand Webinars
Mar 3, 2016
A Guide to Accounting and Billing Systems - Part 4 in a Series
Business Systems Webinar Series
March 3, 2016 2:00 p.m. EST - This program is part 4 of a Series on Business Systems. Join Federal Publications with GovCon industry experts James Thomas and Thomas Reynolds of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for this fourth in a seven-part series on Contractor Business Systems. This program is an in-depth look at Accounting System Administration as outlined in DFARS 252.242-7006. This 75-minute program will explore the government contracting compliance challenges of establishing a compliant accounting and billing system, including:  Applicability of accounting system requirements  DFARS criteria/requirements for an acceptable accounting system  Approaches to maintain a compliant accounting and billing system  Discussion of common DCAA audit findings  Addressing system deficiencies and developing corrective action plans Limited to the first 500 Registrants. This program is not available for CLE, CPE, CLP or other credits as a live program.
On-Demand Webinars
Mar 17, 2016
A Manufacturer's Guide to MMAS - Part 5 In a Series
Business Systems Webinar Series
Fifth webinar in a series on Business Systems. An effective MMAS is essential to your organization's ability to plan, control, and account for the acquisition, use, issuing, and disposition of materials. Join Industry experts Anthony Kim and Craig Stetson as they review key components to uncover details related to MMAS requirements. This webinar will cover: DFARs Business Systems Overview - Business System Background and Outcomes - Applicability of the Rule and Potential Withholds - Process for Deficiency Resolution - Details on Who Will Conduct the Reviews/Audits - Common Criteria for Adequate Systems Material Management and Accounting System - DFARs Criteria - DCAA Procedure Guidance Not sure if you should attend? DFARs governing MMAS requirements are very complex. The expert guidance could help your organization's MMAS compliance status. Addressing the DFARs requirements and DCAA's expectations could mitigate the risk of withholdings from contract billings for failing to comply with the business system rule. Limited to the first 500 Registrants. This program is not available for CLE, CPE, CLP or other credits as a live program.
On-Demand Webinars
Aug 18, 2016
A Pocket Guide to Federal Government Contract Debriefings
August 18, 1:00 p.m. EDT - This session provides an overview of the federal government contract debriefing process. Whether you're thinking about filing a bid protest, worried a protest may be filed against you or just want to learn what went wrong and how to do better next time, this session will answer all your questions. You'll learn valuable tips to help you prepare, do's and don'ts for interacting with the government and how to get the most out of your debriefing-all designed to help you transform the debriefing process into a key tool in your toolkit. This program is not available for CLE, CPE, CLP or other credits as a live program.