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Virtual Events
Jan 24-28, 2022
FAR Week - Virtual January 2022
The three courses offered during this Virtual FAR Week 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. This is a Virtual Weeklong Course and is accredited for CLE/CPE/CLP if you attend the live sessions.
Live Webinars
Jan 25, 2022
11:00 AM-12:30 PM EST
Contract Audits - Session 4 - Cost Based Acquisition Series
A Crash Course in Cost-Based Acquisition Series - 2022
Learn the fundamental audit expectations when chasing and supporting cost-based acquisition. The breadth of contract audits includes both pre-award and post-award reviews and range from contract pricing through contract close-out audits. This crash course will provide a basic overview of the contract audit process and discuss audit triggers and timing of common contract audits including Contract pricing, Accounting, Billing, Indirect rates, and Cost Accounting Standards. Learning Objectives: In this session, participants will become familiar with common contract audits - both pre-award and post award. They will learn the audit triggers for common contract audits and the expected timeline and key characteristics associated with each of these audits. Finally, they should be able to identify conventional audit risks and readiness strategies to mitigate contract audit risks. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
Live Webinars
Jan 26, 2022
12-1 PM EST
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and Other Recent Developments in Buy American Compliance - Session 4
The Buy American Act and Domestic Preference Series - 2022
In this final webinar, we will explore the rapidly changing domestic preference landscape. We will provide an update of recent proposed and final changes to the BAA/TAA regulations, new domestic preference enforcement activity, and will review recent developments and forecast upcoming changes to the laws and regulations that dictate the application of domestic preference in Government procurement. In particular, we will explore the recent Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA), which add more stringent Buy America rules to all federally funded infrastructure and public works projects. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completing this course, you will be able to:  Navigate requirements set forth in recent Executive Orders  Understand proposed and final regulatory changes made by recent administrations  Prepare for new and increased Buy American enforcement activity  Prepare for domestic preference requirements in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA) NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
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  • Top Quality
    Federal Publications Seminars instructors are nationally recognized specialists in government contracting. They are not only experts in their subject areas, but are proven educators – able to communicate the material in terms you can effectively relate to your individual government contracting...
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    FPSCustom training is developed for you and delivered to you. You choose the time and place that’s most convenient. You also choose the platform: in a classroom setting; live/online; on-demand/online; or blended (classroom plus FPSOnline Subscription). Courses will be tailored specifi...
  • Accreditation
    We take the work out of accreditation and do it for you! Certificates of completion will be provided to all seminar participants who attended Federal Publications Seminars courses and seminars following the event upon request. All FPSCustom courses are accredited for CLE (Continuing Legal Education)...
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    Depth of
    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...
  • Scalable
    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...
  • Cost Effective
    Your organization will eliminate travel costs, hotel expenses, per diem and lost productivity. Well-trained employees who know and understand the ever-changing rules and regulations in government contracting can save your organization thousands of dollars each year.
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  • I liked how the instructor could relate stories from experience to the topics he discussed. It helped with the clarification of the material he presented. He is very good at "teaching." I would recommend this class.
    —Jill, Senior Contract Manager
  • The instructor was phenomenal. Great instruction amplified by relevant and varied experience, and he was engaging. Would definitely like to take a course with FPS again.
    —Hope, Director of Contracts
  • Federal Publications offerings are some of the best I have ever attended. I attended my first in DC, the Basics of Government Contracting, back in the early 1990s. Fond memories!
    —Amy, Director of Contracts