Administration of Government Contracts


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This course gives you an in-depth tutorial on contract management fundamentals including the role of the contract manager in each phase of the acquisition lifecycle. Basic project management principles are interwoven to provide a baseline for successful contract management. Federal contract managers will be able to solve complex contracting issues, handle contract modifications, comply with contract requirements, fulfill documentation and reporting requirements, and manage difficult situations. Enhance your skills with this hands-on workshop.

 

Topics:

  • Contract administration planning
  • Managing task and delivery orders
  • Procurement integrity, ethics, false claims, organizational conflicts of interest, and risks
  • Contract modifications, terminations for convenience, and compliance
  • Managing the triple constraint: Scope, Cost, Schedule
  • Small-business subcontracting and subcontract management
  • Business systems
  • Billing, and contract monitoring and tracking
  • Performance evaluations
  • Good governance practices
  • Special supplier issues: supply chain management, counterfeit parts, information systems security
    requirements, and more
 

Learn How To:

  • Use basic project management tools and techniques to manage your project with a focus on federal acquisitions, including the triple constraint (time, cost, and scope), work breakdown structure, project documentation, life cycle costs, identifying and managing risks, Earned Value Management, monitoring and reporting, and project closeout
  • Solve complex contract administration issues and avoid contracting pitfalls
  • Understand procurement rules and regulations, especially legal risks, conflicts, and ethics
  • Monitor costs and milestones in a performance-based contracting environment
  • Handle contract modifications
  • Establish good governance practices, billing systems, reporting and documentation procedures
  • Protect your performance rating

Speaker and Presenter Information

Wayne Simpson, CFCM, CSCM

Consultant

 

Wayne Simpson is retired from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after 38 years of federal service. He served as the Executive Assistant to VA’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics where he was the primary staff advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary, who serves concurrently as VA’s Senior Procurement Executive and Debarring Official. Wayne’s federal experience is significant and provides him with a unique combination of skill sets, knowledge, and insight into acquisition operations and procurement opportunities. He also has a keen understanding of the interrelation of federal contracting and small business programs and the challenges presented by their often competing interests.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated expertise in pre-solicitation, pre-award, and post-award areas of Federal contracting.
  • Significant knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation.
  • Demonstrative small business advocate, subject matter expert in the Veterans First Contracting Program at VA.
  • Significant knowledge of the Federal Supply Schedule Program, compliance and contract administration issues.
  • Subject matter expert on Federal small business programs, and their often competing interests in the conduct of Federal acquisitions.
  • Analytical capabilities in reviewing contract documents and developing courses of action necessary for contract administration issues and compliance.
  • Expertise in all facets of Federal subcontracting requirements and program execution and administration.
  • Significant experience and expertise in working with Federal Procurement Data System–Next Generation (FPDS-NG).

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When
Tue-Wed, Apr 21-22, 2020, 8:30am - 3:30pm ET


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Client Price:  $715.00
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Centre Law and Consulting
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Tysons, VA 22182
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