Federal Acquisition

Author: Paula B. Compton
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1523096977
Format: PDF, ePub
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Take the First Step Toward Building a Strong Foundation in Federal Acquisition! Federal Acquisition: Key Issues and Guidance is an essential guide to understanding and working within the complex world of federal government contracting. It offers brief but comprehensive explanations of the major phases and essential tasks in the contracting process. Written in a clear and easy-to-understand style, this resource provides the perfect foundation for building a thorough understanding of federal contracting. Author Paula Compton focuses on the most problematic areas of federal contracting, highlighting the deficiencies cited most often by the Government Accountability Office and Inspector General audits and reports, such as: • Not performing market research • Inadequate independent government cost estimates • Violation of the bona fide needs rule • Insufficient statements of work • Inadequate price or cost analysis Anyone new to government acquisition will find that reading this book is the ideal first step on the path to understanding the federal acquisition process. Seasoned contract professionals will find it an excellent quick review.

Federal Acquisition Key Issues and Guidance

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497028450
Format: PDF
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Federal Acquisition, Key Issues and Guidance. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Government Contracts in a Nutshell

Author: Steven W. Feldman
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314268518
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FARS), improper business practices and personal conflicts of interest, publicizing contract actions, outsourcing/privatization, and competition requirements. Addresses acquisition plans, contractor qualifications, contract delivery, and performance. Explains socio-economic policies, commercial items, options, sealed bidding, and negotiation. Reviews general contracting requirements, intellectual property, cost accounting standards, cost principles, financing, protests, disputes, and appeals. Explores research and development contracting, construction and architect-engineer contracts, inspection and warranty, value engineering, delays, suspension of work, modifications, subcontracting, and government contract termination.

Millennium Challenge Corporation

Author: David B. Gootnick (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781422300947
Format: PDF, Docs
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In Jan. 2004, Congress estab. the Millennium Challenge Corp. (MCC) to administer the Millennium Challenge Account. MCC's mission is to promote econ. growth & reduce extreme poverty in developing countries. MCC must rely on quantitative criteria in determining countries' eligibility for assistance. MCC will provide assistance primarily through compacts -- agree. with country gov'ts. MCC aims to be one of the top donors in countries with which it signs compacts. For FY 2004 & 2005, MCC received $2.5 billion; for FY 2006, $3 billion. This report monitors MCC's: (1) process for determining country eligibility, (2) progress in developing compacts, (3) coord. with key stakeholders, & (4) estab. of mgmt. structures & accountability mechanisms. Illus.