Live Webinars
Dec 14, 2018
12:00-1:30 PM EST
FAR Parts 6, 7 and 11 - Competition, Planning, Agency Needs
2019 Foundations of the FAR
December 14, Noon-1: 30 pm ET - This is Session 3 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This session will cover Parts 6,7 & 11 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Instructors, Amy Fuentes, Mary Beth Bosco and Mitchell Bashur of Holland & Knight will cover competition requirements, acquisition planning and describing agency needs. You will learn how the government promotes full and open competition as well as exclusions, sealed bidding and competitive proposals (Part 6). You will also get an overview of the acquisition planning process (Part 7) and agency needs (Part 11). Part 6 This part prescribes policies and procedures to promote full and open competition in the acquisition process and to provide for full and open competition after exclusion of resources, other than full and open competition, and advocates for competition. Part 7 This part prescribes policies and procedures for- (a) Developing acquisition plans; (b) Determining whether to use commercial or Government resources for acquisition of supplies or services; (c) Deciding whether it is more economical to lease equipment rather than purchase it; and (d) Determining whether functions are inherently governmental. Part 11 This part prescribes policies and procedures for describing agency needs. This live webinar is eligible for both CLE and CPE credit. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jan 10, 2019
12-1 PM EST
The Hiring Crunch: How to Hire the Right Employees
FPS Thought Leadership Series: The Hiring Crunch
January 10th, 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET - Please join FPS for the first webinar in our complimentary, three-part series on the current hiring crunch. Three panelists come together to share insight and answer some of the most pressing questions related to hiring the right employees in this challenging labor market: - Leah Schmid, VP of HR and Administration at Delta Risk Delta Risk, a cyber security company founded in 2007 helps commercial and government clients worldwide build advanced cyber defense and risk management capabilities, providing strategic, operational, and advisory cyber security solutions. - Sophia Marshall, Government Contracting Job Development Specialist at the School of Business, Career Services, George Mason University - Stephanie Ramm, General Manager, ClearanceJobs ClearanceJobs is the largest career network dedicated to matching security-cleared candidates to government, defense and intelligence companies. Who should attend this webinar: - Human Resources Professionals - Training and Development Professionals - All Hiring Managers Please bring your questions and any insights you would like to share.
Live Webinars
Jan 31, 2019
12-1 PM EST
FAR Parts 12 and 16 - Commercial Items, Types of Contracts
2019 Foundations of the FAR
January 31, Noon-1:00 pm ET - This is Session 5 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This session will cover Parts 12 and 16 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Presenters Eric Crusius and Greg Hallmark of Holland & Knight will cover the acquisition of commercial items (Part 12) and discuss the use of commercial item as preference by the government. Eric and Greg will also discuss Types of Contracts (Part 16) - Fixed-Price; Cost-Reimbursement; Incentive; Indefinite-Delivery; Time and Materials, Labor-Hour, and Letter Contracts; and Agreements. Part 12 This part prescribes policies and procedures unique to the acquisition of commercial items. It implements the Federal Government's preference for the acquisition of commercial items contained in 41 U.S.C. 1906, 1907, and 3307 and 10 U.S.C. 2375-2377 by establishing acquisition policies more closely resembling those of the commercial marketplace and encouraging the acquisition of commercial items and components. Part 16 This part describes types of contracts that may be used in acquisitions. It prescribes policies and procedures and provides guidance for selecting a contract type appropriate to the circumstances of the acquisition. This live webinar is eligible for both CLE and CPE credit. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Feb 12, 2019
12-1 PM EST
FAR Parts 15 and 36, Contracting by Negotiation, Construction, Architect & Engineer Contracts
2019 Foundations of the FAR
Feburary 12, Noon-1:00 pm ET - FAR Parts 15 and 36, Contracting by Negotiation, Construction, Architect & Engineer Contracts This is Session 6 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. Franklin Turner of McCarter English will cover Parts 15 and 36 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Contracting by Negotiation (Part 15) includes information on Source Selection, Solicitation and Receipt of Proposals, Pricing Notifications, Protests and Unsolicited Proposals, Construction, Architect and Engineering Contracts. (Part 36) prescribes the policies and procedures in these types of contracts with certain clauses and standard forms which would be unique to this area. Part 15 Scope This part prescribes policies and procedures governing competitive and noncompetitive negotiated acquisitions. A contract awarded using other than sealed bidding procedures is a negotiated contract. Part 36 Scope This part prescribes policies and procedures peculiar to contracting for construction and architect-engineer services. It includes requirements for using certain clauses and standard forms that apply also to contracts for dismantling, demolition, or removal of improvements. This live webinar is eligible for both CLE and CPE credit. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE