Events for November 9, 2017
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This course will discuss the relevant laws and regulations that apply to the federal contracting community when procuring activities during contingency operations, defense or recovery from certain attacks, major disaster declarations, or other emergencies. Each emergency is different but having a viable procurement readiness plan and personnel trained in emergency contracting procedures will help to optimize an Agency’s responsiveness during an emergency situation. Drawing on experience from events such as Superstorm Sandy, the Unaccompanied Children crisis of 2014, and the latest triple hurricane event of 2017, this course will discuss pre-emergency acquisition planning, considerations when awarding or administering contracts supporting emergencies, and acquisition flexibilities to improve the agility of the acquisition workforce during these critical situations. Although focused on the ability … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contract closeout is required for all government contracts to establish the final contract price and make the final contract payment. The process starts when contract performance is complete for a contract and ends when all administrative actions have been completed, all disputes settled, and final payment has been made. The process can be simple or complex depending on contract attributes such as type (e.g. firm-fixed price, cost-reimbursement), period of performance, significance and type of subcontracted work and the volume of property. FAR 4.804-5, Procedures for Closing Out Contract Files, provides the basic procedures for the administrative closeout of contracts. While seemingly straight forward, successful contract closeout requires an in-depth knowledge of this clause and the other contractual requirements included in the … Continue readingFind out more »
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