Washington DC: PWS Development Workshop woth 8 CLPs for $350 or ...($500 for both days)

This event qualifies for 8 CLPs

DON'T MISS THIS GREAT WORKSHOP AND CHANCE TO LEARN ALL YOU CAN ABOUT: PERFORMANCE WORK STATEMENT DEVELOPMENT FOR $350 OR if you really want to SAVE take both days for $500.  This class can be used as a FAC-COR & P/PM Level II or III elective

This is a course every federal employee and industry BD sepcialist should take

This class on the development of Performance Work Statements (PWS) and is intended for employees in both industry and government desiring a greater understanding of 1) how to prepare a well-written and properly formatted PWS documents for Section C of a Request for Proposal 2) the process steps you must go through, 3) formatting requirements for a solicitation 4) attachments required, and 5) issues related to RFPs. You may be a government employee and not know what the process is-this class will teach you what you need to know. You may be a contractor asked to develop a PWS based on a Statement of Objectives (SOO) that you receive as part of an RFP. You will learn about the process, FAR regulations, the Uniform Contract Format (UCC), and how this process has been so successful for the DOD and other agencies. Consulting firms are paid upwards of $30,000 to $200,000 to write PWS documents. A recent FAA contractor located in DC was paid $200,000 to write a PWS. All FAC-C, FAC-COR, and FAC-P/PM personnel should be expected to know how to write a good Performance Work Statement. More and more, industry is writing PWS documents for government based on Statements of Objectives. You can too. You will get the opportunity to review and understand policy and proven formatting schemes, and test your skills individually and in a team exercise that will prove that YOU can develop and write a PWS. So, if you, your agency or firm are interested in gaining an understanding the PWS development process.


History, FAR Policy, Regulations, and Background (1 hour)

The Seven Step Process for Performance Based Acquisition (2 hours)

Uniform Contract Format and Writing Section “C” (1 hour)

Explanation of Sections C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6, C-7 etc. (1 hour)

Class Exercise in Writing Performance Work Statement task statement(s) (2 hours)

Class critique of Poorly Written PWS documents provided by the instructor (1 hour)

ATTENDEES SHOULD INCLUDE: business development managers, contracting officers (CO), CORs, program managers and analysts, management and industry officers. Students will learn how to understand why solicitations contain certain requirements and why they are written in a certain style. Each student will take back with them answers to their most pressing questions to better understand the contents of RFPs. This class is less expensive than most 8 CLP credit classes from training firms in the DC area.

If sending employees to BOTH workshops, save $200 by signing up and paying only $500 for both the 2nd and 3rd, BUT...if signing up for only the PWS workshop, pay $350 pp by Purchase Card or Credit Card at our SHOPPING CART located at our website www.AcquisitionInstitute.com  
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Speaker and Presenter Information

Mr. Robert Knauer CPCM CPPO who is a subject matter expert on PWS development for DOT, DOL, DOD and the NAVYY has a wide background performance based acquisition ranging ranging from $500K to 1 billion dollars for both DOD and non-DOD agencies. Learn from an expert.

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Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC


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Wed, Apr 2, 2014, 8:00am - 4:30pm

PWS Development Course
1501 M Street NW, Washington, DC
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
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