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For government contractors, navigating the labyrinthine maze of procurement regulations often presents the most significant business challenge they face.  It is not uncommon for potential contractors to simply forego Government work altogether because of the seemingly overwhelming regulatory burden.  It is also not uncommon for an unsuspecting contractor to win an award, only to discover after the fact the extent of the regulatory requirements it faces.  Such a scenario becomes a perfect storm when the Government notifies the contractor that it will be conducting a review of the contractor’s purchasing system, and a review demonstrates how unprepared the contractor is for a Government oversight actions.

For those contractors brave enough to forge ahead with Government work, understanding the regulatory framework governing subcontract compliance is paramount.  It is not sufficient to simply seek a good deal in awarding subcontracts; the compliant contractor must thoughtfully and carefully create, implement and maintain a relatively intricate and sophisticated series of systems to ensure that its purchasing system meets government requirements.

In this class, attendees will be introduced to FAR Part 44, the primary regulation affecting subcontracts, as well as other important FAR and DFARS sections which impact the purchasing function. 

Attendees will learn:

  • The basics of subcontract file creation and maintenance, including the scope and extent and compliant documentation, as well as methods to ensure appropriate file oversight.  
  • The importance of ongoing communication, not only with vendors but with project management, to ensure compliance requirements are being met and documented properly.
  • The importance of ongoing training in the latest regulations and “hot-topics” in the area of compliance, and will be introduced to the current regulatory trends facing contractors.
May 7, 2021
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
La Jolla, CA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,000.00
Premium: $1,395.00
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
La Jolla, CA and Hilton Head, SC
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • CPSR Risk Assessment
  • Overview of the CPSR process
  • CPSR Data Submission
  • Audit Protocol
  • Corrective Action Plans
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Advanced Notification and Consent Requirements
  • Certifications and Representations/Debarment
  • Socioeconomic Considerations
  • Purchase Requisitions
  • Proposal Analyses
  • Non-competitive Procurements
  • Negotiations
  • Vendor Rating System
  • Executive Compensation
  • Cost and pricing Requirements (TINA)
  • Commercial Item Acquisition
  • Corrective Action Plans
  • Internal Audit
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Subcontract and Vendor Closeouts
  • Subcontract Monitoring
  • Documentation Issues / Current Topics in Subcontracting
  • Jeffery White
    CEO and Founder, J.A. White & Associates
    Jeffery A. White is a successful executive with a blend of over twenty five years of subcontracting, contracting, project management, and financial experience in both the private and public sectors. His experiences include CPSR consulting, supplier financial management, procurement compliance traini...
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CPE: Continuing Professional Education
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Delivery Method: Group-Live Classroom
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CPE Hours
This program is eligible for: 6.00 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: N/A
Program Prerequisite: N/A
Advance Preparation: N/A
Method: N/A
CLP: Continuous Learning Points
Approved for CLP by 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: 6.00 (CLP) hours of credit
CLE: Continuing Legal Education
States have widely varying regulations regarding MCLE credit. LegalEdcenter is an approved provider in AL, AK, AR, CA, GA, IL, ME, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Credit may be applied for in other jurisdictions on request and in accordance with state MCLE rules.
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: 5.50 (60 minutes), (50 minutes)
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA, 92122
Hotel & Room Block Info

We have a room block secured at the Flamingo Hotel for Las Vegas Week.  Visit to reserve your room. Group rate is $94 + taxes + daily resort fee of $35/room/night. You must make your reservation by Friday, August 10, 2021. Rooms are subject to availability.

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Food & Beverage
Continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon coffee will be served.