Events for December 5, 2017
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Masters Academy is designed to provide an exceptional learning experience. Each day, different experts will share their insights into the leading practices in key areas of Government contracting. Over the course of five days, you will have the unique opportunity to learn the lessons experts have culled during their careers in Government contracting. This program is not intended to cover the basics or each topic in its entirety. Instead, the Masters Academy is intended as an advanced course focusing on leading practices. Each participant will be provided the "Formations of Government Contracts" co-authored by Ralph C. Nash, Jr. Collectively, the body of knowledge you will acquire during this program will give you an unparalleled education in Government contracting leading … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The course is designed to help government contractors develop strategies for mitigating contract cost audit risk and vulnerability by discussing the processes used by contract auditors. This course provides an overview of the government contract audit process, auditor expectations regarding the adequacy of accounting systems, labor timekeeping and distribution, cost representations for forward pricing, billing, and incurred costs. By knowing the factors and processes that influence contract audit risk, contractors will be in a better position to develop strategies to handle issues that arise during contract audits. This course is recommended for those individuals responsible for contract audit related issues and preparing cost input or information for audit review. Learning Objectives Discuss general audit expectations for government contractors Discuss audit … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Blanket purchase agreements tied to General Services Administration schedule contracts are a growing yet under-studied area of federal contracting. We’ll examine the trends on BPA usage, discuss the drivers of those trends and analyze who’s buying what from whom on BPAs. Learning Objectives During this session attendees will learn about: BPA trend data Drivers of BPA usage Examples of key BPAs What industry sellers need to know about BPAs What government buyers need to know about BPAs Dates and Topics Indefinite delivery vehicles are used widely across government for purchasing a broad range of goods and services. Understanding how IDVs work, which IDVs are right for which kinds of situations and which specific IDVs are in use today can … Continue readingFind out more »
The Public Contracting Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.