News for the Federal Acquisition Workforce

Acquisition Today

May 16, 2018

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   FAC-P/PM Training is Here!!

The Federal Acquisition Institute is very pleased to announce its FAC-P/PM training schedule for FY2019. The training schedule and course descriptions are available on FAI website. The schedule goes well into 2019, but seats will fill up quickly as they always do. Don’t miss out on this free training and register today!

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Webinar: How to Buy Furniture

The GSA Furniture experts will teach you what you need to know to conduct a successful furniture procurement. During this session you will learn how to develop a furniture Statement of Work, incorporating a design that promotes strong competition among furniture suppliers. You will also learn tips for developing your RFQ, conducting source selection, and more. This one-hour training is free and attendees will earn 1 CLP. This webinar will cover: Acquisition Planning, SOW preparation, solicitation, source selection, delivery and installation. Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET.  For more information, contact Register Now.


3-2-1 Liftoff Your Career with the Senior Acquisition Leadership Training Program

Are you ready to take your contracting career to the next level? Registration is now open for the FY19 VA SALT Program! Join your fellow contracting professionals and commit to your professional development today!

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Free Access to the PMBOK Online

Federal employees and select contractors can now access the PMBOK for free by visiting the Federal Program and Project Management Community of Practice (FedPM CoP) Resource Library   FAI and the FedPM CoP collaborated with PMI to make this valuable resource available to the acquisition workforce.

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Professional Services’ Sound Acquisition Practices Webinars

The government-wide Professional Services Category (PSC) will be featuring several hot topics in the coming months through a series of interactive webinars. The “Spotlight” webinars are designed to share sound acquisition practices, from requirements development and market research to service delivery and contract closeout, and improve acquisition through inter-agency collaboration. The webinars will be held on May17 from 1:00 PM ET to 2:30 PM ET , and June 21 from 1:00 PM ET to 2:30 PM ET. For more information click here.

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You’re Invited: Tech Evaluation Boards Webinar 

The Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) Community of Practice is excited to launch its first Speaker Series event!  On Wednesday, May 23rd from 2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET.  This webinar is for everyone involved in the acquisition workforce, from subject-matter experts writing requirements to CORs to COs to learn how to improve the evaluation process.  Email for the meeting invitation to participate.