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May 2018

Intellectual Property in Government Contracts: Data Rights (& Wrongs)

May 29 @ 9:00 am - May 30 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Government’s and contractors’ respective rights in intellectual property (IP) arising from government contracts is very important to both sides.  For contractors, IP rights may be critical for the very survival of the company.  For Government agencies, IP rights may have a great impact on the cost and time to accomplish an agency’s mission. “Rights in data” is an unusually complex area, but one that is essential to learn.  Not the least of the difficulties…

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Trending Cost & Pricing May 30: Cost Analysis and Cost Realism and Their Expanding Roles in Contract Pricing

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Virtual Class and Webinar Series Summary Join Dixon Hughes Goodman's David Eck and Bill Walter for an interactive discussion of considerations in using cost analysis to support proposed pricing for prime and subcontracted goods and services. Among the topics to be discussed will be: Cost Analysis – When is it required? Cost or Pricing Data - How much is enough?  What type of data is needed?…

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Drafting & Negotiating Teaming Agreements

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This intensive course provides an overview of teaming agreements, discusses how they differ from typical subcontractor relationships and identifies both legal and policy considerations that underlie the formation and operation of teaming agreements. The course also gives tips on drafting a successful teaming agreement by discussing provisions relating to scope, terminations, defaults, dispute resolution, and protections for proprietary information. This course is designed to arm you with the necessary information to negotiate and draft a…

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The Professor’s Forum May 31: Alternate Methods of Assessing Contractor Capability

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Webinar and Virtual Class Series Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary For over 50 years, companies seeking to do business with the U.S. Government have had to master the art of writing a proposal, and Government evaluators have been tasked with selecting the best contractor by reading those proposals. Is this essay-writing contest actually a smart way to spend taxpayers' money? Are there other, better methods to consider?…

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June 2018

Timekeeping for Government Contractors

June 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
George Mason University (Reston,VA), 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191 United States
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$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to timekeeping/labor reporting. Additionally, this overview serves as a guide through specific FAR and CAS regulations as well as best practices for labor compliance. This course guides the participant through writing policies and procedures, an overview on labor laws and acts, timekeeping roles and compensation requirements, labor accounting methods, and how to prepare employees for audits. The seminar is beneficial to company personnel who are new to…

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Contractors’ Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR) Virtual Class

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Click here to learn more or register Summary Upon completion of this course, the participant should have adequate knowledge of the background and requirements related to the CPSR. Further, the participant should have a basic understanding of policies, procedures and practices required to comply with the requirements. We will highlight recent developments in the CPSR environment from the Defense Contract Management Agency’s perspective and cover new regulations and statues. Further, we will provide industry best practices to achieve successful CPSRs.…

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Ethics and Compliance in Government Contracting

June 5 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
George Mason University (Reston,VA), 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191 United States
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$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Legal and ethical conduct is the way to protect your credibility and earn the respect and trust of your employees, partners, clients, and community. This one-day course provides an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that apply in the federal government marketplace. It emphasizes the importance of ethical conduct when contractors do business with the federal government; enable contractor (and government) employees to recognize compliance and ethical issues and traps before they make irreparable…

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June 5 Government Contracting Update Virtual Class

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
$199

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Stay Current on Federal Contracting Changes & Developments Welcome to PCI’s virtual class series covering important regulatory, legislative, and legalupdates in government contracting. During each session, PCI will provide you an update outlining the changes, and your instructors Paul Pompeo, Arnold & Porter I Kaye Scholer LLP,and Robin Schulze, Ernst & Young, will provide analysis on the impact that these changes will have on you. Join us for an interactive discussion on the latest changes and developments with: The Federal…

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Negotiation Strategies and Techniques in Government Contracting

June 6 @ 8:30 am - June 7 @ 4:30 pm
George Mason University (Reston,VA), 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191 United States
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$1095

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…

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Trending Developments in Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity

June 6 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 12:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This 1.5 day course examines the intersection of cybersecurity compliance and regulations and federal government contracting.  In this course, veteran Government Contracts and cybersecurity attorneys Alexander Major and Franklin Turner will discuss the following topics: Pertinent cybersecurity definitions Threat management Breach response Cybersecurity costs Hacker motivations FAR and DFARS requirements pertaining to information systems The NIST framework Agency-wide efforts to regulate cybersecurity Cloud computing requirements Liability for data breaches   Continuing Education Credits 8.25 CLE/…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Program Management Skills and Practice

June 11 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Managing several interrelated projects at the same time presents certain challenges and varies greatly from managing one project at a time. Program Managers do not manage individual projects, they organize teams working on connected projects. In Program Management a well planned coordination is required and an interaction with various functional units is critical. Thus, assembling a right team and gaining input from all stakeholders may play a very important role in the program’s success. Since managing programs goes well beyond satisfying outputs…

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Contractors’ Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR) Virtual Class

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Click here to learn more or register Summary Upon completion of this course, the participant should have adequate knowledge of the background and requirements related to the CPSR. Further, the participant should have a basic understanding of policies, procedures and practices required to comply with the requirements. We will highlight recent developments in the CPSR environment from the Defense Contract Management Agency’s perspective and cover new regulations and statues. Further, we will provide industry best practices to achieve successful CPSRs.…

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Contract Changes and Equitable Adjustments

June 12 @ 8:30 am - June 13 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This course focuses on the central role the Changes clause plays in the performance of government contracts. It addresses the use of the clause in ensuring the government achieves its goals during contract performance. The use of the clause by contractors to assert requests for equitable adjustment when the conditions of performance change, the myriad of rules governing the negotiation of equitable adjustments, and the process of modifying the contract to accomplish these goals are covered.…

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Financial Forum June 12: CAS Part 2: Full-CAS Coverage: Disclosure Statements and Allocation of Selected Costs Webinar

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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How to Read and Interpret Government Contracts

June 13 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Most contract disputes and misunderstandings concern the meaning of the contract. Contract interpretation is not the exclusive domain of the lawyers. Rather, it is an essential skill set for successful contractors and government acquisition professionals – all of whom need to be familiar with these principles in order to spot, avoid, and resolve potential problems over the meaning of the contract and the parties’ obligations, and because they are the ones on the front lines…

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Subcontracting Summit: Administration Virtual Class

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
$169

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI’s discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary If you are perplexed by the twists and turns of subcontracting, the curve balls that prime contractors throw at you, and the challenges presented by your own subcontractors, we have just what you need! Join our instructors Cy Alba, Tim Sullivan, Bill Walter, as well as special guests, for PCI’s “Subcontracting Summit,” a series of nine 75-minute virtual webinars beginning…

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0-60 Accounting and Auditing in a Capsule

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$199

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This virtual class is an introduction and overview to two separate but complementary topics. Contracting with the U.S. Government can be challenging with the unique accounting requirements and contract audit expectations. This class is designed to provide an introduction to such Government accounting concepts as direct versus indirect costs; indirect cost allocations; cost allowability; and accounting for unallowable costs. The class will provide an overview of the contract auditing process and auditor expectations regarding the adequacy…

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Contractors’ Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR) Virtual Class

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Click here to learn more or register Summary Upon completion of this course, the participant should have adequate knowledge of the background and requirements related to the CPSR. Further, the participant should have a basic understanding of policies, procedures and practices required to comply with the requirements. We will highlight recent developments in the CPSR environment from the Defense Contract Management Agency’s perspective and cover new regulations and statues. Further, we will provide industry best practices to achieve successful CPSRs.…

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Preparing Compliant Proposals

June 19 @ 8:30 am - June 20 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This two-day course walks through the proposal preparation process. This includes work done prior to a customer issuing a request for proposal through contract award. It focuses on the importance of ensuring integrity between the technical, management and cost volumes of the proposal and the processes necessary to make that happen. The estimating process, a significant component of the proposal preparation process, is one of the business systems specifically addressed by the Department of Defense Supplement…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Supply Chain Symposium June 20: 2018 Update – Prime and Sub Cost Allowability and Pricing Issues Webinar

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary PCI and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman will collaborate again in 2018 to present the fourth year of the Supply Chain Symposium, a monthly webinar series that provides insights about latest legal and practical issues that impact the supply chain.  Attendees include management from the largest prime contractors and systems integrators to employees of small businesses and the lowest tier of subcontractors.  In 2018,…

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Contractors’ Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR) Virtual Class

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2018

Click here to learn more or register Summary Upon completion of this course, the participant should have adequate knowledge of the background and requirements related to the CPSR. Further, the participant should have a basic understanding of policies, procedures and practices required to comply with the requirements. We will highlight recent developments in the CPSR environment from the Defense Contract Management Agency’s perspective and cover new regulations and statues. Further, we will provide industry best practices to achieve successful CPSRs.…

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The Trifecta: Price Analysis, Cost Analysis, and Contract Negotiations

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1085

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 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…

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Emergency Contracting

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

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 events such as Superstorm Sandy and the Unaccompanied Children crisis…

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Trending Cost & Pricing June 27: Defective Pricing – Hazards & Defenses

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Virtual Class and Webinar Series Summary In this final session of this season’s Trending Cost & Pricing Issues, Bill Walter of Dixon Hughes Goodman and his guest host David Bodenheimer with Crowell & Moring will introduce one of the unique weapons in the Federal Government’s arsenal. Since 1963, when applicable, Public Law 87-652 (aka the “Truth In Negotiations Act” (TINA)) provides a contractual right to the…

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The Professor’s Forum June 28: Negotiating for Best Value

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Webinar and Virtual Class Series Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Professor Ralph Nash and Tim Sullivan are delighted to present the third year of "The Professor's Forum," a monthly virtual class designed to delve into some of the most challenging issues facing contractors and Government personnel alike. Join us beginning in January, as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of bid protests. In…

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July 2018

Executive Briefing: Government Contracting Overview and Update

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summary Executives are busy people. Our Senior Executive Briefing is designed to acquaint executives with the world of Government contracting, helping them understand why it is so different from the commercial sector. We explain the statutory and regulatory backdrop, and we describe the major players in the life of a government contract. We also describe the peculiar process that the government uses to award its contracts, the possibility of a bid protest, and what to expect after a contract is…

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0-60 Timekeeping in a Capsule

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$199

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary One of the foundational requirements unique to Federal contractors is timesheet and floorchecks by the government auditors. In this Capsule of 0 to 60 Timekeeping, your instructor will cover the cycle of timekeeping, expectations of the auditors and help to separate the myths from the realities surrounding this foundational control system for direct labor cost. Outline of Topics Specifically, this training will address: The regulations and guidance that impact timekeeping practices and accounting processes The elements of risk with timekeeping and how they…

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FREE Popular Topics Webinar: What is the Difference Between Claims and Equitable Adjustments?

July 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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CAS Cost Impacts

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

 LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two day course provides the student with a comprehensive learning experience on what constitutes a cost accounting practice (CAP) change and how to calculate the cost impact of such changes. The student will learn the requirements for preparing cost impact proposals, including General Dollar Magnitude Proposals and Detailed Cost Impact Proposals. The course also includes a focus on how to compute increased/decreased costs by contract, by contract group, and how recent legal decisions have…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals

July 16 @ 8:30 am - July 18 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER The Government Contracting Fundamentals course is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including applicable procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course provides an overview that will familiarize the attendee with the federal contracting process, provide a strong foundation on which to build greater subject-matter expertise, and dispel common myths and misunderstandings. For those with…

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Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

July 19 @ 8:30 am - July 20 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1195

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…

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HOW – Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) A Hands-On Workshop designed to help you complete your Disclosure Statement

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$295

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Cost Accounting Standards were designed to promote uniform and consistent methods of accounting practices for contractors. We will explain to which contracts and contractors the Standards are applicable, and confer on the current and proposed exemptions to the Standards. We will discuss the requirements of all 19 Standards, the differences in accounting as compared to GAAP and IFRS and methods of structuring your accounting system for compliance. Finally, we will cover the administrative requirements…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement continues to be a significant United States Government civil and criminal priority. While the United States continues to lead international anti-corruption enforcement efforts, other countries, mutli-lateral development banks, and quasi-regulators are also ramping up their interest in enacting and enforcing anti-corruption regulations. This course will provide an overview of the three provisions of the FCPA. The expert faculty will discuss the current international anti-corruption regulatory landscape, including trends in…

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August 2018

Subcontract Statement of Work Development Best Practices Workshop

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Statement of Work (SOW) or Performance Work Statement (PWS) is the most important document in any contemplated acquisition. Getting it right will determine how successful the acquisition will be in delivering the results your customers need. Workshop will focus discuss differences and similarities between a SOW and a PWS. It will discuss important factors that contribute to creating effective requirements document. It will provide participants with a structured way to create and structure both…

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Accounting and Auditing for Government Contracts

August 6 @ 8:30 am - August 7 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Doing business with the U.S. Government can be extremely challenging, but when you layer in the extensive accounting requirements, internal controls, and system expectations that come with U.S. Government contracts, it can become downright frightening. This course is designed to help contractors navigate the details of these requirements so that they can successfully recover all allowable and allocable contract costs incurred in support of their contracts. This course will also prepare contractors for the accounting requirements…

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Cost and Price Analysis for Government Contractors

August 8 @ 8:30 am - August 9 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to cost and price analysis. Additionally, how and when to perform and document price analysis, how and when to perform and document cost analysis, and how and when to request performance of and incorporate results of a technical analysis. Participants will also learn how to document source selection, including justification for single/sole source acquisitions and related negotiations. This course consists of practical techniques for analyzing the reasonableness…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Understanding Bid Protests

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary If your company does business with the federal government, the chances are pretty high that you’ve heard the phrase “bid protest” before.  But what exactly is a bid protest, and what must every contractor understand about the process?  In this course, veteran government contracts attorneys Franklin Turner and Alexander Major – Co-Leaders of McCarter & English’s Government Contracts & Export Controls Practice Group – will give companies critical insight in order to maximize their chances…

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August 9 Bridging the GAAP between Financial Accounting and Government Contracts Cost Accounting Webinar

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Dentons and Chess Consulting present a three-part series discussing the gaps and issues between financial accounting and government contracts cost accounting. This series features Steve Masiello (Partner at Dentons), James Check (Managing Director at Chess Consulting), and David Hess (Managing Director at Chess Consulting). Topics & Dates The first webinar of this series will be held on April 5 and the third one will be held December 6. To register for the entire series, please click here. All sessions run…

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Masters Academy: Best Practices in Government Contracting

August 13 @ 8:30 am - August 17 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1795

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…

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Ethics, Compliance, and Conflicts of Interest Virtual Class Series

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

$495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This popular seminar is now offered as a 2-part live instructor-led virtual class. Sessions will take place from 12:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) on August 21 and August 28. If you are unable to join a session live, please note that you will have access to the recordings and materials for a full year after the live sessions. This virtual course is intended to provide an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that…

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Supply Chain Management and Compliance

August 22 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 12:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Supply Chain Management and Compliance course is an intensive 1.5 day overview and interactive dialogue on the supply chain management risks and compliance issues that face government contractors. A government contractor must understand and effectively address a broad range of issues including laws, regulations, initiatives, and a number of new developments that cover issues from cyber threats to counterfeit parts. In addition, a supply chain may be globally dispersed, which raises additional issues. Whether…

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Contract Closeout: Procedures and Examples (FL)

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

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…

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HOW – A Hands On Workshop to Help You Develop an Ethics Compliance Program

August 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$295

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Ethics, Compliance, and Conflicts of Interest Virtual Class Series

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

$495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This popular seminar is now offered as a 2-part live instructor-led virtual class. Sessions will take place from 12:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) on August 21 and August 28. If you are unable to join a session live, please note that you will have access to the recordings and materials for a full year after the live sessions. This virtual course is intended to provide an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that…

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September 2018

FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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Cost Accounting Standards

September 10 @ 8:30 am - September 11 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER The Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) was designed to promote uniform and consistent methods of accounting practices for contractors. This course explains to which contracts and contractors the Standards are applicable, and highlights the current and proposed exemptions to the Standards. Discussions include the requirements of all 19 Standards, the differences in accounting as compared to GAAP and IFRS, and methods of structuring your accounting system for compliance. The administrative requirements, including preparation of the Disclosure Statement,…

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Financial Forum September 11: Tangible Assets, Cost of Money, and Related Issues Webinar

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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Timekeeping for Government Contractors

September 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to timekeeping/labor reporting. Additionally, this overview serves as a guide through specific FAR and CAS regulations as well as best practices for labor compliance. This course guides the participant through writing policies and procedures, an overview on labor laws and acts, timekeeping roles and compensation requirements, labor accounting methods, and how to prepare employees for audits. The seminar is beneficial to company personnel who are new to…

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HOW – A Hand On Workshop to Help You Pre-Identify and Legend Proprietary Technical Data and Software (FL)

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$295

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FUN with the FAR℠ Season 5

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

$2495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 26 Bi-Weekly* Sessions from October 2017 to September 2018 Covering each Part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and created to make the FAR approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.  The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is a complex set of rules governing the federal government's purchasing process. Its purpose is to ensure purchasing procedures are standard, consistent and conducted in…

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The Professor’s Forum September 27: The Role of the Contracting Officer

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Webinar and Virtual Class Series Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Professor Ralph Nash and Tim Sullivan are delighted to present the third year of "The Professor's Forum," a monthly virtual class designed to delve into some of the most challenging issues facing contractors and Government personnel alike. Join us beginning in January, as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of bid protests. In…

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October 2018

Types of Contracts

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary A one day in-depth analysis of the new focus and guidelines on the selection, use, and management of contracts by type. Implications on costs, accounting systems, management, and administration of this new emphasis on all contract vehicles will be examined There is a new emphasis on Contract Types in Government Contracting. In acquisition planning, Government agencies have been directed to move away from Cost Type Contracts to Firm Fixed-Price Contracts. This emphasis on Fixed-Price Contracts…

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Intellectual Property in Government Contracts: Data Rights (& Wrongs) (AZ)

October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 4 @ 4:00 pm
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E 2nd St
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Government’s and contractors’ respective rights in intellectual property (IP) arising from government contracts is very important to both sides.  For contractors, IP rights may be critical for the very survival of the company.  For Government agencies, IP rights may have a great impact on the cost and time to accomplish an agency’s mission. “Rights in data” is an unusually complex area, but one that is essential to learn.  Not the least of the difficulties…

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Drafting & Negotiating Teaming Agreements

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This intensive course provides an overview of teaming agreements, discusses how they differ from typical subcontractor relationships and identifies both legal and policy considerations that underlie the formation and operation of teaming agreements. The course also gives tips on drafting a successful teaming agreement by discussing provisions relating to scope, terminations, defaults, dispute resolution, and protections for proprietary information. This course is designed to arm you with the necessary information to negotiate and draft a…

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Risk Management

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This fast-paced one-day class will introduce the concept of risk management and present some ways to prevent risks in the government contracting environment. Many of the risk management activities companies are currently performing do not provide them with actionable tasks to address performance, cost and schedule risk. This course will cover risk management best practices in order to deliver projects within specified time frames, budgets, and quality requirements. Agenda Brief Introduction to Risk Management Preliminary Questions…

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HOW – A Hands On Workshop to Help You Develop an Export Controls Compliance Program

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$295

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Financial Forum October 9: Intangible Assets – IR&D, Patents, and Royalties Webinar

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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FUN with the DFARS℠ Season 4

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on February 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on March 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on April 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 1:00pm

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER 12 Instructor-Led Virtual Training Sessions from October 2018 to September 2019  Covering each Part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and created to make the DFARS approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement specific to Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions. The DFARS provides acquisition regulations that must be followed by both…

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Appropriations Law of Federal Procurement

October 10 @ 9:00 am - October 11 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two-day course will explore, explain, and provide hands-on practice in the key issues and principles of fiscal law as it affects federal procurement contracting. This course covers the significance and risks in making fiscal law decisions. It is designed for Government contracting officers and COTRs/CORs, program managers, resource managers, budget officers and legal staffs. Contractors who want to understand the financial issues that their federal counterparts face in contract awards, modifications and administration, and…

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0-60 Contractors’ Purchasing System Reviews in a Capsule

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$249

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Buckle your compliance belts -- This session will take you down Interstate CPSR from 0 to 60. Whether you are eager for your first Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) CPSR or have experienced DCMA’s review of a purchasing system before, come join us as we explore the current CPSR environment, lessons learned from other contractors’ recent reviews, and success strategies to consider employing with the objective winning the CPSR race – an approved purchasing system.…

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Ethics and Compliance in Government Contracting

October 15 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$695

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Legal and ethical conduct is the way to protect your credibility and earn the respect and trust of your employees, partners, clients, and community. This one-day course provides an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that apply in the federal government marketplace. It emphasizes the importance of ethical conduct when contractors do business with the federal government; enable contractor (and government) employees to recognize compliance and ethical issues and traps before they make irreparable…

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Negotiation Strategies and Techniques in Government Contracting

October 16 @ 8:30 am - October 17 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

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…

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How to Read and Interpret Government Contracts

October 16 @ 9:00 am - October 17 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Most contract disputes and misunderstandings concern the meaning of the contract. Contract interpretation is not the exclusive domain of the lawyers. Rather, it is an essential skill set for successful contractors and government acquisition professionals – all of whom need to be familiar with these principles in order to spot, avoid, and resolve potential problems over the meaning of the contract and the parties’ obligations, and because they are the ones on the front lines…

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Contract Changes and Equitable Adjustments

October 18 @ 8:30 am - October 19 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER This course focuses on the central role the Changes clause plays in the performance of government contracts. It addresses the use of the clause in ensuring the government achieves its goals during contract performance. The use of the clause by contractors to assert requests for equitable adjustment when the conditions of performance change, the myriad of rules governing the negotiation of equitable adjustments, and the process of modifying the contract to accomplish these goals are covered.…

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Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Government Contracting

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) course will provide an in-depth analysis of both OCI theory and OCI practice. The course will begin by analyzing different types of OCIs, regulatory provisions in the FAR and DFARS, and the obligations of both government and contractor as defined by the extensive and evolving case law from the GAO and courts. The next part of the course will be unique- it will provide practical, hands-on guidance to contracting…

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Emergency Contracting

October 23 @ 9:00 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

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 events such as Superstorm Sandy and the Unaccompanied Children crisis…

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Contract Closeout

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contract closeout is a critical, but often forgotten, piece of the Contract process.  This seminar will focus on what contractors need to move the close out process through to completion, efficiently and effectively.  Achieving closeout will ensure final payments are made, audit issues are concluded, past performance evaluations are submitted and any open issues are resolved.  Timely close out efforts result in reduced contract administration and ensure a greater likelihood that contractors still have and…

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The Professor’s Forum October 25: CPAF vs. CPIF

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted Webinar and Virtual Class Series Bundle to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary Professor Ralph Nash and Tim Sullivan are delighted to present the third year of "The Professor's Forum," a monthly virtual class designed to delve into some of the most challenging issues facing contractors and Government personnel alike. Join us beginning in January, as we kick off the New Year with a discussion of bid protests. In…

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Government Contracting Fundamentals

October 29 @ 8:30 am - October 31 @ 4:30 pm
George Mason University (Reston,VA), 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191 United States
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$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER The Government Contracting Fundamentals course is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including applicable procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course provides an overview that will familiarize the attendee with the federal contracting process, provide a strong foundation on which to build greater subject-matter expertise, and dispel common myths and misunderstandings. For those with…

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3 Day Contracting Essentials (FL)

October 30 @ 9:00 am - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$1085

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The 3 Day Contracting Essentials seminar is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the Federal government contracting process, including the procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements applicable to it. This fast-paced, interactive Seminar builds on the essential elements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), examines its organization and content, and illuminates the more relevant policies, processes, and procedures of the Federal contracting process. Cases, exercises, and assessment tools are used to help the participant practice analyzing…

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Foreign Military Contracting Best Practices: FMS, FMF, and DCC/DCS

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This is an essential course for manufacturers, exporters and their executives, and legal and financial advisors, featuring: What the laws and regulations require for FMS sales and direct sales of military products Foreign Military Financing Practical instruction on export licensing of defense articles and services Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Continuing Education Credits 5.5 CLE/ 0.55 CEU/ 6.5 CPE (Finance) credits may be earned for this course. This course is recommended for 8…

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November 2018

Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

November 1 @ 8:30 am - November 2 @ 4:30 pm
George Mason University (Reston,VA), 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191 United States
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$1195

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…

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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement continues to be a significant United States Government civil and criminal priority. While the United States continues to lead international anti-corruption enforcement efforts, other countries, mutli-lateral development banks, and quasi-regulators are also ramping up their interest in enacting and enforcing anti-corruption regulations. This course will provide an overview of the three provisions of the FCPA. The expert faculty will discuss the current international anti-corruption regulatory landscape, including trends in…

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Cost and Price Analysis for Government Contractors

November 5 @ 8:30 am - November 6 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Course participants will learn regulatory requirements and expectations related to cost and price analysis. Additionally, how and when to perform and document price analysis, how and when to perform and document cost analysis, and how and when to request performance of and incorporate results of a technical analysis. Participants will also learn how to document source selection, including justification for single/sole source acquisitions and related negotiations. This course consists of practical techniques for analyzing the reasonableness…

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Masters Academy: Best Practices in Government Contracting

November 5 @ 8:30 am - November 9 @ 4:30 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1795

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…

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Supply Chain Trifecta: CPSR, Commercial Item Determinations & Price Analysis, and Subcontract Management (FL)

November 5 @ 9:00 am - November 8 @ 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$1395

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Supply Chain Trifecta PCI is pleased to present this 4 day series of courses designed specifically to cover the contractor business systems with compliance criteria that are primarily under the execution responsibility of supply chain professionals. Each class may be taken on its own or you can sign up for the entire week to save over 35%. To register for the entire Supply Chain Week, click here. Monday and Tuesday: Contractor Purchasing Systems Reviews Wednesday: Commercial Item Determinations…

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Federal Government Contract Accounting (TX)

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Contracting with the U.S. Government can be challenging, but when you consider the unique accounting requirements, internal controls and system expectations, and government regulations, it can become overwhelming. This course is designed to help contractors navigate these requirements to successfully recover all allowable costs incurred in support of their contracts.  Whether your company is new to government contracting or has years of experience, this course will help ensure you are up to speed on these…

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Government Accounting Requirements and Preparing for Contract Audits (TX)

November 6 @ 9:00 am - November 7 @ 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary These courses are designed to cover two separate but complementary topics. They are designed to be taken together but can be taken separately. Day 1: Federal Government Contract Accounting Contracting with the U.S. Government can be challenging, but when you consider the unique accounting requirements, internal controls and system expectations, and government regulations, it can become overwhelming. This course is designed to help contractors navigate these requirements to successfully recover all allowable costs incurred in support of…

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FUN with the DFARS℠ Season 4

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on February 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on March 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on April 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 1:00pm

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER 12 Instructor-Led Virtual Training Sessions from October 2018 to September 2019  Covering each Part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and created to make the DFARS approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement specific to Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions. The DFARS provides acquisition regulations that must be followed by both…

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Accounting and Auditing for Government Contracts

November 7 @ 8:30 am - November 8 @ 4:30 pm
$1095

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Doing business with the U.S. Government can be extremely challenging, but when you layer in the extensive accounting requirements, internal controls, and system expectations that come with U.S. Government contracts, it can become downright frightening. This course is designed to help contractors navigate the details of these requirements so that they can successfully recover all allowable and allocable contract costs incurred in support of their contracts. This course will also prepare contractors for the accounting requirements…

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Preparing for a Federal Government Contract Audit (TX)

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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$595

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…

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Managing Government Property (FL)

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GuideWell Innovation Center, 6555 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32827 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Managing Government Property Concentrated training on the requirements for managing Government owned property (acquired property and furnished property) to ensure contractor and Government personnel will effectively manage the Property lifecycle per regulations and contractual requirements. This training will also include key points that will assist in resolving Property Management business system issues prior to occurrence. Includes point-by-point training on:   Authority. Including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness Types of Government Property Item Unique Identification and other…

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Financial Forum November 13: Developments in Cost and Pricing Issues: A Year in Review Webinar

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$159

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary A CAN'T-MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and…

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Trending Developments in Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity

November 14 @ 9:00 am - November 15 @ 12:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$795

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This 1.5 day course examines the intersection of cybersecurity compliance and regulations and federal government contracting.  In this course, veteran Government Contracts and cybersecurity attorneys Alexander Major and Franklin Turner will discuss the following topics: Pertinent cybersecurity definitions Threat management Breach response Cybersecurity costs Hacker motivations FAR and DFARS requirements pertaining to information systems The NIST framework Agency-wide efforts to regulate cybersecurity Cloud computing requirements Liability for data breaches   Continuing Education Credits 8.25 CLE/…

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CAS Cost Impacts

November 27 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

 LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary This two day course provides the student with a comprehensive learning experience on what constitutes a cost accounting practice (CAP) change and how to calculate the cost impact of such changes. The student will learn the requirements for preparing cost impact proposals, including General Dollar Magnitude Proposals and Detailed Cost Impact Proposals. The course also includes a focus on how to compute increased/decreased costs by contract, by contract group, and how recent legal decisions have…

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Understanding Bid Protests

November 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary If your company does business with the federal government, the chances are pretty high that you’ve heard the phrase “bid protest” before.  But what exactly is a bid protest, and what must every contractor understand about the process?  In this course, veteran government contracts attorneys Franklin Turner and Alexander Major – Co-Leaders of McCarter & English’s Government Contracts & Export Controls Practice Group – will give companies critical insight in order to maximize their chances…

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December 2018

Government Contracting Fundamentals

December 3 @ 8:30 am - December 5 @ 4:30 pm
$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER The Government Contracting Fundamentals course is a comprehensive, three-day overview and discussion of the federal government contracting process, including applicable procurement laws, regulations, and practical requirements. For those who are new, relatively inexperienced, or require a supervisory understanding of government contracting, this course provides an overview that will familiarize the attendee with the federal contracting process, provide a strong foundation on which to build greater subject-matter expertise, and dispel common myths and misunderstandings. For those with…

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Subcontract Statement of Work Development Best Practices Workshop

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$595

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary The Statement of Work (SOW) or Performance Work Statement (PWS) is the most important document in any contemplated acquisition. Getting it right will determine how successful the acquisition will be in delivering the results your customers need. Workshop will focus discuss differences and similarities between a SOW and a PWS. It will discuss important factors that contribute to creating effective requirements document. It will provide participants with a structured way to create and structure both…

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December 4 Government Contracting Update Virtual Class

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
$199

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Stay Current on Federal Contracting Changes & Developments Welcome to PCI’s virtual class series covering important regulatory, legislative, and legalupdates in government contracting. During each session, PCI will provide you an update outlining the changes, and your instructors Paul Pompeo, Arnold & Porter I Kaye Scholer LLP,and Robin Schulze, Ernst & Young, will provide analysis on the impact that these changes will have on you. Join us for an interactive discussion on the latest changes and developments with: The Federal…

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FUN with the DFARS℠ Season 4

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
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One event on November 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on January 8, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on February 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on March 5, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on April 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on May 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 1:00pm

$1495

LEARN MORE & REGISTER 12 Instructor-Led Virtual Training Sessions from October 2018 to September 2019  Covering each Part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and created to make the DFARS approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement specific to Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions. The DFARS provides acquisition regulations that must be followed by both…

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Preparing the Incurred Cost Submission

December 5 @ 9:00 am - December 6 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$995

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Doing business with the US Government is always challenging and the many onerous accounting requirements only make it more difficult. The purpose of this class is to help add clarity to Incurred Cost Submission requirement, which is an annual requirement for any contractor with flexibly priced contracts. This course will provide government contractors with a step by step guide in developing their Incurred Cost Submission to ensure that all allowable costs are properly captured and…

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Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications

December 6 @ 8:30 am - December 7 @ 4:30 pm
$1195

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…

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

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$189

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Dentons and Chess Consulting present a three-part series discussing the gaps and issues between financial accounting and government contracts cost accounting. This series features Steve Masiello (Partner at Dentons), James Check (Managing Director at Chess Consulting), and David Hess (Managing Director at Chess Consulting). 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 entire series, please click here. All sessions run…

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The Trifecta: Price Analysis, Cost Analysis, and Contract Negotiations

December 11 @ 9:00 am - December 13 @ 4:00 pm
Nash & Cibinic Center for Excellence in Government Contracting, 1725 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 100 (Farragut Metro)
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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$1085

LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary 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…

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