Interested in deepening your understanding of the federal government’s contracting rules?
Want to develop your professional skills in winning and managing government contracts?
If your answer to these questions is yes, you’ll want to consider attending two important courses being offered by Georgia Tech’s Contracting Education Academy next month.
The first course is CON 260B, Small Business Programs. It provides an in-depth review of the federal government’s efforts to improve small business participation in prime contracting and subcontracting. This 3-day course focuses particular attention on the Small Business Managers’ role as a vital member of the acquisition team. As a part of this course, business people:
- Discover business growth opportunities for your company in the government sector.
- Learn how to better develop a bid proposal that will put you ahead of the competition.
- Gain insight on ways to get your small business subcontracting plan approved.
- Network with and learn alongside government contracting officials to gain a better understanding of the process, roles, and responsibilities of government contracting.
- Understand how your company fits in as an important member of the government’s overall acquisition team.
The second course is CON 170, Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis. This course begins with an in-depth review of the market research process, and provides instruction to help students understand and analyze contractor pricing strategies. This is a 10-day course where students learn how to:
- Demonstrate ability to execute fundamental quantitative pricing skills.
- Successfully distinguish various seller pricing strategies given an acquisition situation.
- Describe the Truth in Negotiations Act, including its purpose in mitigating government cost risk.
- Identify the policies and procedures for applying the Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB) rules and regulations to negotiated contracts and subcontracts.
- Identify contract cost principles and procedures.
CON 260B, Small Business Programs is offered Oct. 14-16, 2014. Learn more about this course at: http://www.pe.gatech.edu/courses/con-260b-small-business-programs.