FY22_Greater Southwest Regional Training Seminar_14-DEC-21



Mark Your Calender! The training is free, and you can earn three Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) for attending all classes.

NOT FOR INDUSTRY PARTNERS:


GSA Greater Southwest Region Training Seminar offers a wide variety of training opportunities for your agency. The training is free, and you can earn three Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) for attending all classes. With this recurring seminar, GSA’s Greater Southwest Region is hoping to providea glimpse of some of the acquisition support we offer our federal customers. Our goal is to make your acquisition work easier and more efficient while achieving cost savings.


Mark your calendar right now to attend the monthly GSA Greater Southwest Region Training Seminar. This free training provides information on GSA acquisition solutions, programs and resources. This training seminar will be filled with tips, tricks, and practical market research examples to demonstrate how to cast the widest net and refine your processes to connect the right vendors to your requirements.

Topics to be covered include:

Effective Market Research Training

In this course, you will learn why market research is conducted, when and how to conduct market research; the regulatory nature of FAR Part 10 and how it ties into other decisions such as acquisition planning (Part 7) small business set-asides, commercial items, contract type selection and more, and how to get better results by making your data collection methods easier. The course will use real life scenarios, examples from GSA’s market research initiatives, tools, experts and more. This is a one (1) CLP credit course.


How to Use the IGCE Tool on the Acquisition Gateway

Are you dreading putting together your next independent government cost estimate? Join us for a walk through of what an IGCE is and how to use the IGCE Tool on the Acquisition Gateway. Learn how this tool can help you improve your market research and see a live demo of how to use the IGCE creation tool, with the most current upgrades.


Reaching Small Business Through GSA MAS Consolidation Contracts

GSA is committed to making it easy to connect federal agencies with qualified small businesses. Discover how to leverage the GSA Schedule to achieve your small business goals. You will learn the rules for set-asides and ensuring small business participation.

This training is targeted at federal customers of GSA’s Greater Southwest Region, which supports customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.


DATE: December 14, 2021

TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

LOCATION: Virtual/Online

AGENDA (all times Central Daylight Time)

Description:

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. - Introductions and opening remarks

9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. - EFFECTIVE MARKET RESEARCH TRAINING (1 CLP)

10:05 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. - HOW TO USE THE IGCE TOOL IN ACQUISITION GATEWAY (1 CLP)

11:05 – 11:15 AM Break

11:15 – 12:00 - REACHING SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH GSA SCHEDULE CONTRACTS (1 CLP)


NOTE: Each session will end with a brief Q&A opportunity

Last Reviewed: 2021-12-02