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8:30 am

Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

December 6 @ 8:30 am - December 7 @ 4:30 pm

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This fast-paced interactive course examines the organization, content, policy and procedures of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as it applies to Federal acquisition. Designed for new professionals in both government and industry, as well as more experienced professionals, to build or update their familiarity with the Federal Government’s procurement system. The course includes a review of the topical divisions of the FAR, exercises to help the participant find and analyze FAR contracting issues, and group activities to reinforce the application of FAR principles. Identify the foundations, organization, and principles of the FAR. Learn to "navigate" the FAR in order to understand, interpret and use it in executing business transactions. Analyze the purpose of the policies, processes and procedures set out in … Continue reading

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12:00 pm

December 6 Bridging the GAAP between Financial Accounting and Government Contracts Cost Accounting Webinar

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Accounting for Merger and Acquisition Costs Mergers and acquisitions are a common way for government contractors to grow the size and scale of their businesses. Unfortunately, the cost principles of the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) do not always align with costs allowable under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost principles. This class will help participants better understand how to account for merger transactions and whether the related costs are allowable under government contracts. Topics covered in this course include the accounting and allowability of: Interest Depreciation Organization and Restructuring costs Goodwill Compensation Incidental to M&A Topics & Dates The first webinar of this series will be held on April 5 and the second one will be held August 9. To register for the … Continue reading

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The Acquisition of Federal Information Technology

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2018

Summary Click here to learn more or register NIST SP 800 53 and NIST SP 800-171: Technical Requirements and Practical Guidance on What they Mean to Contractors This fast paced, information-packed class will include: Overview of NIST SP 800-53 and 800-171/li> NIST 800-53 applicability and compliance requirements/li> NIST 800-171 applicability and compliance requirements/li> Technical requirements deep dive/li> Impact to government contractors/li> Practical guidance on how to meet these requirements Dates and Topics Key Contractual Cybersecurity Requirements in Federal IT Acquisitions: Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), The CUI Registry, Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (UCTI), Covered Contractor Information Systems, Covered Defense Information (CDI), Cyber-Incident Reporting Requirements and Practical Pointers This fast paced, information-packed class will include: What is CUI, CTI, CDI, and its importance to DFARS compliance and … Continue reading

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2:00 pm

Exploring Other Transaction Authority Agreements Virtual Class

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, happening 3 times


To Learn more or Register Other Transaction Authority agreements are increasingly becoming relevant for a number of U.S. Government agencies and contractors. With the flexibility to deviate from the Federal Acquisition Regulation and general procurement requirements, these types of agreements are attractive to both public and private personnel. However, the frameworks that apply to Other Transaction Authority agreements are continually changing and present novel considerations that are not immediately obvious to most individuals that participate in traditional government contracting, including individuals with years of experience in this space. In this series, our instructors will discuss the frameworks that apply to Other Transaction Authority agreements and differences between these forms of agreements and traditional government contracts. The series will focus on unique issues raised by Other … Continue reading

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