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LEARN MORE & REGISTER This course is divided into two parts. The first part is designed to provide attendees with a thorough understanding of the qualities of an effective negotiator, with examples rooted in the government contracting process. The second part focuses on the negotiation process itself—the preparation stage, the actual negotiation, and the techniques for ensuring that the deal is closed once and closed correctly. Class discussion and case studies underscore the importance of the principles covered in the lecture. Recognize the traits that make an effective negotiator Apply the principles taught in the program to your own negotiations Determine effective negotiation practices Identify different agenda approaches that can be used to meet your goals Recognize and defeat strategies being used against you Analyze … Continue readingFind out more »
To Learn More or Register, Click here The US Government relies on contractor pricing proposals and cost representations to establish prices and/or reimburse actual costs. In this regard, the burden is on the buyer to demonstrate that prudent business actions have been taken to determine that the prices paid to suppliers are fair and reasonable in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 15.4, Contract Pricing. In addition, FAR Part 31, Contract Cost Principles And Procedures, contains cost principles and procedures for the pricing of contracts, subcontracts, and modifications to contracts and subcontracts whenever cost analysis is performed. Consequently, it is also incumbent upon the analyst to ensure that proposed costs are in conformance with FAR Part 31. This course is designed to provide … Continue readingFind out more »
To Learn more or sign up, click here! This course covers MMAS regulatory requirements, techniques for addressing MMAS compliance issues, and practical approaches to achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance as well as good business practices. It is recommended for individuals with responsibilities for providing input to or relying on output from the material management and accounting system (MMAS), or are responsible for conducting or subject to MMAS audits. Upon completion of this workshop, the participant should: Know the concepts of material requirements planning, interrelationships of material requirements planning and material accounting, and the effects of inadequate material management on material accounting Understand the nature and intent of the MMAS standards Know approaches used by DCAA to determine risk/vulnerability, and audit scope> Know the techniques used … 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.