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Contract Changes and Equitable Adjustments
October 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
One event on September 30, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on October 1, 2020 at 10:00 am
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.
This course may also be eligible for the following credits through The Public Contracting Institute:
- 13 CLEs
- 16 CLPs
This course is eligible for 16.00 CPEs
George Mason University Continuing and Professional Education (formerly George Mason University Executive and Professional Education) 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417.
- Identify constructive changes.
- Identify excusable delays and suspensions of work.
- Learn the rules governing inspection, acceptance and warranties.
- Identify the grounds for default termination.
- Learn the rules governing terminations for convenience.
- Determine how to price adjustments.
- Learn the rules governing payment and discharge.
100% attendance and participation are expected from participants.
This course is designed for early to mid-career government contractors seeking to enhance their professional knowledge and skills. For seasoned contractors, this course also serves as a refresher on current industry best practices.