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"This is Contracting’s Moment" With Will Roper
This session spends an hour discussing the need for contracting speed with one of America’s sharpest, fastest, most curious, and hard-working contracting leaders. Self-Paced Virtual Training | Intermediate | 60 minutes | 1.0 CPE/CLP | $0 member/$46 non-member

10 Things to Know about Other Transaction Agreements
This course will discuss 10 key things every contracting professional in the public and private sectors should know about other transaction agreements (OTs)—with a concentration on intellectual property rights. | Self-Paced | Course | Intermediate | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

30 Things Every Contractor Needs to Know about the FAR
This online course provides an orientation to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). It is perfect for industry employees new to government acquisition and interested in forming a high-level knowledge baseline of the FAR. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

A Guide to Planning, Negotiating, and Administering OTAs
In this previously recorded webinar, learn the basics of Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs) including the drafting and administering of OTAs, guidance, and varying guidance of the Other Transactions. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 90 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $0 member/$63 non-member

Accounting Compliance for Contracting Professionals
Contracting professionals hold a key responsibility for ensuring compliance in their organization. Explore what’s important to comply with from an accounting perspective and why. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Beginner | 1.5 CPE/CLP | 1.5 Hours | $50 member/$63 non-member

Agile Acquisition and the Contract Management Role
This recorded presentation examines the impact of incorporating Agile software methodologies into acquisition packages and the impact on the contract manager’s role. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 1.5 CPE/CLP | 90 minutes | $150 member/$150 non-member

Applying Section 889:  Tech Ban on Certain Chinese Companies
This recorded presentation covers the basics of the recent tech ban (which affects all contractors, regardless of size), some of the rule’s nuances, and provides practical compliance and risk mitigation approaches. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 1.5 CPE/CLP | 90 minutes | $50 member/$63 non-member

Back to Basics: Training a New Generation of OT Experts
Over the past five years, there has been a resurgence in the use of Other Transaction Authorities in Defense procurement and across multiple other agencies  Self-Paced | Virtual | Intermediate | 90 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $50 member/$63 non-member

When: May 26, 2022
Best Practices for Contract Closeout
This course will explore best practices in closing multiple types of contracts, covering such topics as indirect rates, flexibly priced contracts, audits, financial settlements, and record retention policies. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

Best Practices for Preparing Responsive Proposals
This course explores a federal Request for Proposal (RFP) section by section, and discusses RFP requirements, clauses incorporated by reference, and strategies for effective proposal response. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

Buy American Act/Trade Agreements Act Overview
This presentation will provide an overview of the Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act statutes and their FAR implementations, discuss recent policy and litigation developments involving issues relating to domestic-sourcing rules, and explore practical approaches to negotiating and complying with these requirements throughout the supply chain. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 90 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $50 member/$63 non-member

Buy American...or Else(?)!
This recorded presentation provides a review of recent, important changes to the Buy American Act (BAA) and implications for the Trade Agreements Act (TAA). | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 90 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $0 member/$63 non-member

Buying "Time": The Pricing of Labor Rates
This course focuses on the price analysis of labor hours, as well as tools, tips, and tricks for conducting a well-rounded price analysis. Attendees will leave with an analysis tool developed by DCMA’s Commercial Item Group. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

CFCM Online Preparatory Course - Fall 2022
Accelerate your learning and be ready to achieve Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) certification after just 10 weeks of instruction! This asynchronous, instructor-led Course is the most convenient and affordable program available to prepare you for your certification exam.  Self-Paced | Course | 40 CPE/CLP | $435 member/$535 non-member/ Course + Membership $605 (only available to... Details
When: September 26 – December 11, 2022
Climate & U.S. Sustainable Procurement - Current State
This is a free replay for all in the community to learn about the pending impact on contract management and acquisitions from recent Executive Orders on climate and sustainable U.S. Federal procurement. | Self-Paced | Webinar | 60 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP or .1 CEU | $0 member/$0 non-member

CMMC 2.0 Important Updates & Strategic Opportunities
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0, released in November 2021, impacts both bid and proposal and supply chain processes. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 90 minutes | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $50 member/$63 non-member

When: March 31, 2022
Commercial IT Contracts: Bridging the FAR Gap
This course explores FAR-mandated clauses from the perspective of IT buyers and sellers. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

Contract Changes Pitfalls to Avoid
This course explores challenges presented by contract changes—including changes that are out of scope and unpriced. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

Contract Management Competency Assessment
The Contract Management Competency Assessment is free and exclusive to NCMA members. Measure your professional capability based on NCMA's ANSI-accredited Contract Management Standard™ (CMS).

Contract Types
The FAR lists more than 15 contract types—each with different allocation of risk, incentive, and management requirements. This course provides an overview of each of these contract types. | Self-Paced | Course | Beginner | 1 CPE/CLP | 1 Hour | $60 member/$70 non-member

Cost Accounting Standards
This course gives an overview of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), what they are, who they apply to, and the requirements for contractors with CAS-covered contracts. | Self-Paced | Course | Intermediate | 2 CPE/CLP | 2 Hours | $180 member/$225 non-member

Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”): Application & Preparation
This recorded presentation will get down to CAS basics, examining when CAS applies and when a contractor (or contract) is or is not exempt. | Self-Paced | Webinar | Beginner | 1.5 CPE/CLP | $50 member/$63 non-member

Cost and Price Analysis: Requirements and Techniques
This recorded presentation covers the basic requirements and techniques for preparing an analysis as well as common roadblocks, pitfalls, and industry trends in preparing cost or price analyses. | Self-paced | Webinar | Intermediate | 1.5 CPE/CLP | 90 Minutes | $150 member/$150 non-member

CPCM Online Preparatory Course - Fall 2022
This comprehensive, asynchronous, 10-week, online, instructor-led course provides a rigorous learning experience for those who desire structured exam preparation. Course participants will learn through weekly readings, assignments, discussion forums, videos, recorded lessons, and practice exams. All Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK) competencies will be tested on during the examination, and all competencies will be presented during the prep course.   Self-Paced | Course | ... Details
When: September 26 – December 11, 2022
Cybersecurity: What’s Required of Federal Contractors
This 10-minute course will introduce requirements in line with FAR 52-204-21 Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information Systems and also touch on the more specific requirements for Department of Defense contractors. | Self-Paced | Course | Intermediate | $0 member

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