Task & Delivery Order Contracting

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Are you facing increased competition and changing requirements because of task and delivery order contracts? They are becoming increasingly popular contracting vehicles for federal agencies, but contractors who understand how to compete at the order level will be better positioned to take advantage of these changes.


Whether you are competing for a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS), Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), Multiple Award Contract (MAC), Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA), or Multi-Agency Contract, our “Task and Deliver Order Contracting” course can help you navigate the maze of regulations and will explain how to implement best practices to use to your advantage.

You’ll Learn How To:

  • Understand what task order/delivery order contracts are
  • Know why does the government use these contracts
  • Differentiate among different types of IDIQ contracts
  • Target the right contracts for your market
  • Successfully compete for orders
  • Determine when to request a debriefing or file a protest
  • Understand new FAR sections governing TO/DO and other types of IDIQs
  • Implement effective contract administration procedures at the master contract and task/delivery order level

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Light refreshments
  • Course materials

Speaker and Presenter Information

Michael B. Smith oversees Strategic Sourcing operations at a federal agency where he is responsible for achieving savings of over $1.5 Billion. He has over 28 years of experience in Federal procurement and acquisition-related fields.


Mr. Smith has worked in a wide variety of acquisition positions throughout his career, but has maintained a focus on national programs and department-wide acquisitions. Prior to his current position he also served as the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives in the Information Technology Acquisition Center, Director of the Enterprise Solutions Office, and as the Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security’s $48 Billion EAGLE and FirstSource acquisition programs.


In addition to DHS, his Federal experience includes: the Army Corps of Engineers, Marine Corps Research Development and Acquisition Command, Department of Commerce, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. His private industry experience working in business development also provides a unique perspective and appreciation for the issues that are important to both the public and private sectors. In addition to his civilian career, Mr. Smith started his public service career as a U. S. Marine, and is a retired officer in the U.S. Army Reserves having held multiple leadership positions from Company through Theater level organizations.


Mr. Smith holds a Master’s Degree in Public Management from the University of Maryland, and Bachelor’s Degrees in Marketing and Economics from Kentucky State University. He is a 2011 Service to America Medal Finalist and was honored by the United States Senate as a Great American Federal Employee for his work in Strategic Sourcing. He is also an Excellence in Government Senior Fellow, a graduate of the Department of Veterans Affairs’, “Leadership VA” program, and is a member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA).

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Wed-Thu, Oct 11-12, 2017, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Centre Law and Consulting
8330 Boone Blvd Suite 300
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
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