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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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Contractor Resources
May 3, 2021
FPS Podcast 16 - 3 Things GSA Schedule Contractors Need to Know Now
In this FPS Podcast, FPS talks to Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners about GSA Schedule Contracts for 2021 and beyond. Larry provides insights on both opportunities and challenges facing Federal Government Contractors.
Contractor Resources
Apr 7, 2021
Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Government Contracting: An Interview with Deborah Nixon
If you've taken a Federal Publications Seminars (FPS) course with Deb Nixon as your instructor, you know why she has a loyal following. Deb is often described as an amazing, energetic instructor who makes complicated topics clear and easy to understand. Deb knows her customer, and she knows our audience at FPS. To that end, it just made sense to ask Deb if she'd allow us to interview her related to the impact of the global pandemic on the Government Contracting industry.
Contractor Resources
Apr 5, 2021
Law360 Expert Analysis: New Defective Pricing Audit Risks for Defense Contractors
Contractors across the defense industry are experiencing increased scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Defense in two directions: (1) an increased number of Defense Contract Audit Agency audits for defective pricing; and (2) increased demands for contractor cost data in the form of "data other than certified cost or pricing data," as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation 2.101, often in the area of commercial item procurements. The article discusses pricing audit risks for defense contractors and advises redoubling efforts to protect against Defense Contract Audit Agency findings of defective pricing and to determine the circumstances under which they will agree to provide data other than certified cost or pricing data.
Contractor Resources
Apr 2, 2021
SELLING TO FEDERAL AGENCIES IS NOT A "ONE SIZE FITS ALL" BUSINESS
Although some in government insist that "the government is one customer", experienced contractors know that federal business success requires a variety of approaches depending on what you're selling and to whom you are selling it. The approach a company uses to sell to a large agency may be very different than that for a smaller or independent government customer.
Contractor Resources
Apr 1, 2021
THE SCHEDULES PROGRAM DOES SO MUCH BUSINESS NOBODY USES IT ANYMORE
With apologies to Yogi Berra, there's so much buzz over new contracts coming soon from GSA, NIH and other government agencies contractors could be forgiven for thinking that none of their customers use Multiple Award Schedule contracts anymore. The numbers, however, make it abundantly clear that Schedule contracts remain an important piece of a company's overall federal business strategy.
Contractor Resources
Mar 24, 2021
FPS Podcast 15 - The GAUGE Report with CohnReznick
This special podcast discusses the 2021 GAUGE report compiled by Cohn Reznick in conjunction with Unanet.
Contractor Resources
Sep 22, 2020
FPS Podcast 14 - Earned Value Management
This program, episode #14, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts BDO Managing Director, Dave Scott to discuss EVM and the EVM Forum held every year in October.
Contractor Resources
Aug 24, 2020
FPS Podcast 13 - DOD Guidance on 3610 CARES Act
In episode #13, David along with legal partner Cindy Robertson discuss the new DOD guidance on 3610 for contractors.
Contractor Resources
Jun 26, 2020
DOD Provides Guidance for Government Contractors on CARES Act Section 3610: 'Federal Contractor Authority'
Section 3610 of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act, P.L. 116-136) is titled "Federal Contractor Authority." The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense recently issued Class Deviation guidance indicating that contracting officers should use DFARS 231.205-79, CARES Act Section 3610 Implementation, as a framework for its implementation.
Contractor Resources
Jun 26, 2020
Government Contracting: A Business Survival Guide for Government Contractors for the COVID-19 Pandemic
During this unprecedented time for our country, government contracting business leaders and owners should take steps to meet an action plan to manage the future of their businesses and contracts. The news surrounding the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is fluid, and the changes the disease has brought to our daily lives are shaping a new world.