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FREE Federal Contracting and Government Contract Management Training

FREE Federal Contracting and Government Contract Management Training

Date: March 21, 2013
Time: 8:30—5:00
Location: SBA St Louis District Office
1222 Spruce Street, Room 10.103*
St Louis, MO 63103
*This training may be moved to the auditorium. Please contact Gary Alexander (contact information below) prior to the training for training location and other information.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) in conjunction with Stover & Associates, Inc. (Stover) is presenting a FREE one day workshop focusing on Government Contract Negotiations for individuals or enterprises eligible for assistance under Section 7(j) of the Small Business Act, 15 USC 636.

This course is designed to provide an exposure to federal government contracting.

Students will learn how to use the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), contract record keeping and the "rules" for handling contract modifications, delays, disputes and terminations. Additionally, students will learn the process for negotiating with the General Services Administration (GSA).

Relevant student exercises are used throughout the course to reinforce teaching points.

This course is primarily targeted to address the needs of pre-applicants for the 8(a) program and firms in the developmental stage of the program.

Others who may benefit include firms in the transitional stage or graduated firms that have little experience in managing federal government contracts or wish to broaden the knowledge of personnel in key positions.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to federal contracting
  • Understanding the government's acquisition process
  • Solicitations and contract types
  • Using the Federal Business Opportunities website
  • Obtaining complementary designations
  • Multiple Award Schedule contracts and Teaming
  • The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Contract Administration
  • Post Award Conferences
  • Contract Files
  • Payment Considerations
  • Modifications & Terminations
  • Disputes, Claims, Remedies
  • Best Practices

Contact Gary Alexander,, 314-539-6600, extension 231, or register at