"Free" - Advanced Training for Acquisitions Experts, May 6, 2014 featuring OASIS
Free Advanced Training for Acquisitions Experts Seminar featuring OASIS, Earn DPA and CLPs
This "FREE" GSA acquisition seminar is intended for federal, state and local government acquisition experts, procurement officials, and Contracting Officers seeking detailed acquisition information in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and GSA’s service offerings and e-Tools. During this seminar, information will be provided explaining ways to simplify the acquisition process through the use of GSA’s Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), Multiple Award Schedules (MAS), and online e-Tool Platforms.
Attendees will receive step-by-step instructions enabling them with knowledge necessary to successfully streamline the award of task / delivery orders through the use of GSA solutions.
During the acquisition seminar, several courses will be taught by warranted Contract Officers who will share their acquisition experience and expertise in awarding government contracts and task / delivery orders on behalf of federal agencies through the use of GSA Solutions.
Topics to be addressed during the acquisition seminar include:
The purpose, benefits, and regulatory foundation of the Multiple Awards Schedule (MAS) Program and GWAC programs
Characteristics and Schedule flexibilities relating to the acquisition life cycle including acquisition planning and market research
The task / delivery order administrative functions, documentation requirements, and ordering methods when using GSA Schedules as outlined in FAR Subpart 8.4
Special ordering methods such as Blanket Purchase Agreements and Contractor Team Arrangements
Open Market -vs- Multiple Award Schedules - Differentiating FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13 / 14 / 15 / and 51 deviation
7:45 8:00 Registration
0800 0900 GSA Solutions Overview
0915 1045 OASIS - GWAC Delegation of Procurement Authority Certification (FAR Part 16)
1100 1130 FLEET Short-term leasing and rental program
1130 1230 Lunch
1230 1330 FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13 / 14 / 15 / and 51 deviation
1345- 1445 Complex Use of MAS by Experienced Customers - A Power Users Session
1500 1530 Assisted Acquisition Services
1530 1630 Green Solution via Reverse Auction for non-complex contracts (NITCP)
The following courses will be offered:
- GSA Solutions Overview- (green)
OASIS - GWAC Delegation of Procurement Authority Certification (FAR Part 16)
FLEET Short-term leasing and rental program
FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13/14/15/51 deviation
Complex Use of MAS by Experienced Customers - A Power Users Session
Assisted Acquisition Services
Green Solution via Reverse Auction for non-complex contracts (NITCP) / Network Services Contracts
Register early - Limited seating is available.
MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED (NTL, May 01, 2014 IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A BASE PASS).
Entrance at front gate requires a State valid driver’s license and proof of registration and proof of insurance.
This facility is handicapped accessible.
Free Parking is available.
If additional information is needed about this acquisition seminar, contact
Todd Cook , (850) 890-1088, firstname.lastname@example.org