USAID Contracts Compliance for Success
The solicitation requirements can sometimes a challenge, the proposal process lengthy and the regulations sometimes confusing. This course is designed to provide the tools and skills every organization needs to use on daily basis to ultimately be successful at winning a USAID contract. In the two-day course every step of the process will be covered: advanced preparations and research, identifying funding opportunities, analyzing solicitations, drafting technical and cost proposals, and the U.S. Government negotiation process.
1900 N Fort Myer Dr
Arlington, VA 22209
The FAR and AIDAR clauses in the awarded contract are sources of major compliance requirements effecting project implementation, financial management, audit and close-out. These requirements vary by contract type and can affect an organization’s policies and procedures, proposal preparation, contract administration, monitoring and reporting, contractor accounting system, billing and invoicing, procurement and subcontracting, human resources and property management. The course explains the most common used FAR and AIDAR contract clauses, under what circumstances they are applicable and how to comply with the requirements of the clauses. The course also informs participants how to review and develop sound organizational and contract project policies and procedures.
Content and Objectives
- When are the different compliance requirements by type of contract?
- What are the key project administration requirements (clauses)?
- What are the key components of the contractor accounting system?
- What are the USG procurement and subaward requirements?
- What are the personnel, (salary, fringe and allowance) requirements (clauses)?
- What are property management requirements?
Complete the on line questions when you register. If possible, bring an Request for Proposal and lap top to access the internet for classroom assignments.
Course Duration – 2-days
Who Should Attend
Technical, program, finance, contracting and administrative staff who are involved in business development, contract administration, project management, financial management, audit and close-out.
After the Course
Most importantly–you will be able to research and interpret key FAR and AIDAR contract clauses. Second, you will know how FAR and AIDAR clauses impact proposal development, contract administration/project management, extension, audit and close-out.
Note: the registration questions remain unchanged. Same as other courses.