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SOCIOECONOMIC CONTRACTING
QUALIFIED PRODUCTS
POST AWARD ACTIONS
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
TERMINATIONS OF CONTRACTS
PROTESTS CLAIMS DISPUTES
FOREIGN ACQUISITIONS
Module Others
PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES
D.P.A. Systems
ACQUISITION PLANNING
CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS
CONTRACTING METHODS
GENERAL CONTRACTING
CONTRACT  CATEGORIES
CONTRACTING FOR SERVICES
PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

 

Module 1:

SOCIOECONOMIC CONTRACTING PROGRAMS

It is the duty of the Federal Government to look after the interests of its citizens and territories while stimulating economic growth. The government has prescribed certain policies to ensure that small and disadvantaged businesses benefit from the procurement budget. In addition to these economic programs, there are Federal statutes, which govern all contractors to comply with the social problems of the nation, such as employee drug use and environmental pollution. This course will explain the socioeconomic policies and procedures which apply in' all Federal Government contracts. etc.

Module 2:

QUALIFIED PRODUCTS

An introductory course for those interested in having their products sold to the Federal Government as a sole source. WHAT IS QUALIFICATION? The term 'products' includes materials, parts, components subassemblies, assemblies and equipments. This course will also explain the encompasses of a family of products. A family of products is defined as all products of the same classification, design, construction, material, type, etc.


Module 3:

POST AWARD ACTIONS

After award of a contract performance becomes of prime importance to both the Federal Government and the contractor. This course will explain what action to take after award of a contract. A few basic guidelines have been prepared in this Video Seminar. A contractor's primary concern is that during the fife of the contract, a team of government personnel will help the contractor perform well on the contract. The Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) is the team chief. Spending a great deal of time with the contractor will also be the Quality Assurance Representative (QAR), and the Industrial Specialist A Property Administrator will be available to assist if government-furnished property is involved.


Module 4:

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

A practical course covering all the aspects of contract administration from award through execution and completion of the contract. This course will address the processes of planning, organizing, writing sound proposals, and proper execution of contracts until dose out It presents critical concepts, requirements, and techniques through a practical, step-by-step approach, making contracting with the Federal Government profitable.


Module 5:

CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS

A practical course dealing with all aspects of contract qualifications and emphasis is placed on problems. Contracts are awarded only to responsible contractors. The contracting officer considers whether the contractor can meet the delivery schedule, has adequate financing, has satisfactory records, satisfactory records of integrity, and then reaches a determination of responsibility.


Module 6:

CONTRACTING METHODS AND TYPES

There are thousands of contracts available through the Defense Procurement process. However, certain businesses are unaware of the types and methods and what pertains to their interests.

This course emphasizes practical 'how-to-do-it" contracting methods and techniques.


Module 7:

GENERAL CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS

Federal contracting is not simply obtaining a solicitation and presenting a proposal, then waiting for award or denial of the contract. This course will put both buyers and sellers in the Federal marketplace, meeting their procurement or marketing objectives.


Module 8:

CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING

This course will fully introduce the various categories of government contracts, so that the contractor could better understand his company's position in the procurement business.


Module 9:

CONTRACTING FOR SERVICES

The U.S. Government spends billions of dollars for services provided by the public sector. This huge market is available to almost anyone in the services industry. This forth of contracting can be very rewarding due to the less stringent rules and regulations, which apply. In many cases, these contracts can be negotiated by telephone. This course will examine the key factors in service contracting along with some examples of the types of services, which the government buys.


Module 10:

PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act Amendments of 1988, pub. L. 100-679 has established new standards of procurement integrity for government contractors and procurement officials. This course will cover the requirements of the Act.


Module 11:

CONTRACT ACQUISITION PLANNING

This course is designed to assist all those who wish to understand how the Federal Government plans and prepares a contract, and reviews the structure of a 'prospective prime contractor.' The contractor will gain an inside view of contracts, thus facilitating the proposal writing and performance after award.


Module 12:

DEFENSE PRIORITIES & ALLOCATIONS SYSTEM

The Defense Production Act of 1950 authorized the President of the United States (U.S.A.) to require the priority performance of contracts and orders necessary or appropriate to promote the National Defense. An introductory course for those interested in obtaining comprehensive, detailed information on the Defense priority system; to allocate products, materials and services.


Module 13:

TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS

This course explains the most important aspect of contract administration: The termination process for contracts. Termination falls into two categories, convenience or default.' Both parties must know when and how the government can exercise this option. This course thoroughly explores the contractor's rights, responsibilities, and remedies in each type of termination.


Module 14:

PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES

This course emphasizes one of the most important aspects of contracting with the Federal Government. Prior to submitting a proposal for award, contractors must understand all the provisions and clauses pertaining to the contract performance.


Module 15:

PROTESTS, CLAIMS AND DISPUTES

Protests, claims and disputes are everyday occurrences in Federal contracting. There are certainly many occasions when contractors feel that the government has treated them unfairly, but they are unaware of how to remedy the situation. This course explains when and how to protest, and how to settle all claims and disputes against the government.


Module 16:

FOREIGN ACQUISITIONS

This course covers the Federal Foreign Acquisitions regulations and guidelines that benefit foreign contractors who wish to sell their products or services to the U.S. Government. The course offers the contractors significant marketing opportunities; however, those entering into the arena must be familiar with the network of policies, procedures and participants involved. The purpose of the module is to introduce the basic knowledge and the multiple bureaucratic delays and road blocks and how to avoid them.

 
 
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