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NOW ONLINE: Masters Academy: Best Practices in Government Contracting

August 3 @ 9:00 am - August 7 @ 4:15 pm


he 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.Prerequisite: To gain the most from the Masters Academy, it is recommended that participants have at least five years of contracting experience in industry, Government, law or accounting.

Great News: The Masters Academy is now being offered as a certificate program through PCI’s relationship with George Mason University. Click here to learn more about our certificate programs. 


The first session of each day will run 9:00am – 12:15pm, and the second session of each day will run from 1:00pm-4:15pm.


Day 1:
Formation Principles & Acquisition Planning
Types of Contracts
Day 2:

Small Business Contracting & Subcontracting
Compliance and Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCIs)

Day 3:

Proposal Evaluations and Source Selections
Evaluating and Managing Bid Protests

Day 4:

Changes, Claims & Disputes
Pricing Equitable Adjustments & Cost Accounting

Day 5:

Terminations & Contract Closeouts