Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Training Opportunities

The Inventory Assurance Workshop and Transition Order Sequencing Workshop recordings are now available on our EIS Informational Videos Playlist. Review steps and tools to assist agencies with transitioning inventory from expiring GSA contracts, recommendations and important factors to consider regarding sequencing EIS orders.

Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) provides training and certifications to contracting officers (COs), telecommunications program managers, contracting officers' representatives (CORs), lead transition managers (LTMs), transition ordering contracting officers (TOCOs), other agency users of EIS, and contractors.

Find the following types of training below:

EIS Transition Training Sessions

GSA has created an outreach strategy where training opportunities are continuously identified, developed, and presented based on emerging needs throughout the EIS transition. Each session was recorded, full presentations are able to be accessed by clicking the links below. Contact your GSA Telecommunications Solutions Broker (SB) if you have any questions.

The content (especially Schedules) of EIS Training materials are as current as of the day the materials were presented and/or recorded and may not reflect the most current information.

Title Description
EIS In-Scope Review Process/Best Practices (8-9-18) Covers GSA's in-scope review process, including terms and conditions, technical reviews, pricing reviews, and best practices for each. Provides information on Task Order evaluation criteria and how to obtain GSA assistance.
Inventory Assurance Workshop (3-27-19) Review steps and tools to ensure inventory is transitioned from expiring contracts, agency feedback on best practices, and lessons learned.
Transistion Order Sequencing Workshop (4-25-19) Recommendations and important facts to consider regarding sequencing EIS orders, and an overview of the complexity and criticality associated with services planned for transition.
OTS Workshop: EIS Use Case Reviews – Approaches for Fair Opportunity Solicitations (5-17-18) Provides information to assist agencies in preparing solicitations designed to award task orders to multiple contractors; award diverse, redundant, or back-up services as part of a single solicitation to a single contractor; and award diverse, redundant, or back-up services as part of a single solicitation to multiple EIS contractors.
Workshop No. 6: Industry Perspective on Providing High Quality Proposals (5-31-18) Includes topics of solicitation complexity categorizations, timeline of proposal creation activities, “wild card” agency requirements and their impact on proposal development, and industry recommendations.

EIS Self-paced eLearning Courses

The content (especially schedules) of EIS Training materials are as current as of the day the materials were presented and/or recorded and may not reflect the most current information.

Title Description
Telecommunications 101 and Introduction to EIS Pricing Structures ** Presents fundamental telecommunications services and EIS pricing structures provided under the GSA EIS contract.
Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) Training * Covers requirements for all OCOs and authorized officials in order for GSA to grant permission to obligate funds against the EIS contract. Follow instructions here to Request an EIS DPA.
Fair Opportunity and Ordering Guide ** Reviews the Fair Opportunity process as prescribed by the FAR to EIS Task Order solicitations.
Management and Operations (MOPS)** Reviews MOPS related processes, including specific MOPS functions that support the EIS contracts.

* This link will take you directly to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).; At this time you will need to search the DAU's website for DPA training.

** This link will take you directly to GSA Interact.

EIS Online Instructor-led Courses

Contact your GSA Telecommunications Agency Manager to schedule an instructor led course. Gain knowledge and get immediate feedback directly from an instructor.

Title Description
All Agency Inventory (AAI) Module I Provides overview of the AAI Tool including how agencies request reports and how to leverage data for inventory analysis and transition service order creation.
All Agency Inventory (AAI) Module II Provides an overview of the categories and types of reports available from AAI including a description of the data and how to use the data. Also included is a demonstration on using the reports for acquisition strategy, creating solicitation documents, and Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs).
Solicitation/SOW Assist Tool (SSAT) Describes SSAT demonstrations that may be requested to help agencies understand the capabilities of the SSAT and the tool's ability to facilitate the creation of acquisition documentation.
Telecommunications 101 and EIS Pricing Structures Covers basic telecommunications concepts and pricing structures that will be used on EIS contracts.
Transition Inventory (TI) Covers the basics of using the TI module in E-MORRIS, which includes definitions, instructions to access, and TI reports and records.

EIS Informational Videos

Learn information quickly and easily by visiting our EIS Informational Videos playlist. Each of the training sessions below was recorded before the extension indicated in Assistant Commissioner Bill Zielinski's blog post.

Individual EIS Service Guide Videos are listed below:

Last Reviewed: 2022-05-06