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Live Webinars
Feb 8, 2023
12:00-1:30 PM EST
Socioeconomic Programs under the FAR Part 2 - Session 5 - Foundations of the FAR 2023 Series
Foundations of the FAR - 2023 Webinar Series
Session 5 continues with Subchapter D, Socioeconomic Programs with emphasis on Freedom of Information Act; foreign acquisitions that are connected to the Buy American Laws and trade agreements; and other programs for Indian Incentives, Black Colleges and Universities, and disaster programs. Socioeconomic programs and other demands based on fiscal and political breakdowns set the base for decision making in the acquisition world of exceptions and deviations. Part 52 plays a role in "exceptions and deviations", required certifications, and matrix determinations Learning Objectives (After this webinar you will have learned) - How Socioeconomic considerations result in programs. - How Program goals conflict. - How Program practices conflict. This live webinar is eligible for CPE and CLE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Feb 15, 2023
12:00-1:30 PM EST
General Contracting Requirements under the FAR (Subchapter E) - Session 6 - Foundations of the FAR 2023 Series
Foundations of the FAR - 2023 Webinar Series
Subchapter E, General Contracting Requirements provides the base for fiscal standard principles, procedures, administration, taxes, and contract financing. This section also deals with patents, data, and copyrights; bonds and insurance; and protests, disputes, and appeals. This session will address cost accounting, payments, certifications, issues of compliance and non-compliance, and contract modifications as laid down in Part 52. Learning Objectives (After this webinar you will have learned) - How Intellectual Property must be protected. - How Cost control is mandatory. - How Cost control standards must be uniform. - How Disputes are common and must be settled. This live webinar is eligible for CPE and CLE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Feb 21, 2023
12-1 PM EST
The FPS Federal GovCon Quarterly Brief - Q1 2023
New regulations, executive orders, class deviations, statutes, protests, and litigation all ensure that the compliance landscape for government contracts is always evolving at a breakneck pace. These changes can be difficult to track, but Federal Publication Seminars' Quarterly Update gathers the most significant changes and distills them for government contracting professionals. That usually (but not always) includes updates to: -Cybersecurity requirements -Changes to labor regulations and enforcement -Domestic preferences; and -Small business regulations. Each session will be jammed packed with the latest information and is a valuable tool in staying up to date in an ever-changing environment. This live webinar is eligible for CPE and CLE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Feb 22, 2023
12:00-1:30 PM EST
Special Categories of Contracting under the FAR (Subchapter F)- Session 7 - Foundations of the FAR 2023 Series
Foundations of the FAR - 2023 Webinar Series
Subchapter F addresses special categories of contracting. This section is closely aligned with the specific contract and the exact nature of the acquisition. This subchapter clearly includes parts that are totally irrelevant to some contracts. The point is made that there are many regulations that have no effect on the highly specified contracts. This session will address acquiring major systems, research and development, construction and architect-engineer contracts, service contracting, information technology, and utility services. The specialty of contracting for the special category end products has demanded specific Part 52 flowdowns. Learning Objectives (After this webinar you will have learned) - How Special needs exist. - How Process of meeting special needs is unique. This live webinar is eligible for CPE and CLE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Feb 23, 2023
12:00-1:30 PM EST
CMMC Update - Where We Are Now and What's Ahead
Though the Department of Defense's (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program has experienced some delays, the regulations are still imminent and your government contracting organization still needs to be prepared. Join CohnReznick, a C3PAO, and their cyber and government contracting professionals, as they shed light on the current status of CMMC regulations and the critical actions that need to be taken. Topics to be discussed (learning objectives):  Update on current status of CMMC  Anticipated rulemaking timeline and hot-button issues impacting the timeline  Current active regulatory and enforcement considerations that contractors need to understand  Actions contractors should be taking in the meantime to minimize risk and maintain compliance This live webinar is eligible for CPE and CLE credit.
CPE, CLE
Virtual Events
Feb 27 - Mar 03, 2023
FAR Week - Virtual Feb/March 2023
The three courses offered during this FAR Week training by Federal Publications Seminars are designed to give you a solid, practical understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation so that you can comply with the complex requirements and avoid pitfalls by anticipating and resolving potential problems.
Live Webinars
Feb 28, 2023
12-1 PM EST
Select Compliance Issues in International Contracting
This session will cover select issues in international government contracting, including export controls (ITAR and EAR), anti-corruption (FCPA), foreign military sales and direct commercial sales, and offsets in defense contracting. The session will seek to provide the registrant with a high-level understanding of how such issues can emerge in the international context. Learning Objectives: - Understand current issues related to int'l gov't contracting, including but not limited to ITAR, EAR and anti-corruption (FCPA) - Understand how these issues can emerge in the international context. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
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    Choose from any of the hundreds of unique FPS courses from the past or currently offered to the public – OR we will create a new course based on the needs of your company, agency or department. We can also provide live webinars or on-demand, online courses. FPSCustom provides robust, practical...
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    FPS will design high quality training courses designed to reach audiences of any size. There is no minimum number of participants required. Your team will build essential skills and competencies in an efficient manner. FPSCustom gives you the flexibility to build in your own internal requirements in...
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