News for the Federal Acquisition Workforce

Acquisition Today: News for the Federal Acquisition Workforce

December 6, 2018

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The Nation Mourns for President George H. W. Bush

The Nation mourns the loss of former President George H. W. Bush. The United States’ five living presidents, family, friends and dignitaries from around the country and the world held a service on Wednesday to honor the 41st president, a leader who dedicated his life to public service. 

Call for CORs

Calling All CORs: Join the Community of Practice (COP) on December 11

On December 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET, please join the Community of Practice for Contracting Officer's Representatives for the monthly meeting.  This section will cover market research, training, and other hot topics!  Visit the website for more information.

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Professional Services Office Hours: Effective Market Research Tools 101

Register today for the next GSA Professional Services Office Hours on Effective Market Research 101 -Tool Demos on December 13 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This session will cover GSA eLibrary, eBuy, GSA Advantage and the Acquisition Gateway to provide insight on the resources you need to conduct market research for your acquisition.  Earn 1 CLP.  Each Office Hours webinar is an open-forum session connecting federal Contracting Officers and other federal contracting professionals with GSA experts. 


VAAA PM School -NO COST Training

Currently the VA Acquisition Academy (VAAA) Program Management (PM) School offers the following courses to the entire Federal workforce at NO CHARGE: FCR 104 – FAC-COR Level I; FPM 370 – Senior-Level FAC P/PM Introduction; FPM 371 – Senior-Level FAC-P/PM Pre-Course Event; FPM 372 – Senior-Level FAC-P/PM Resident Course; FPM 458 – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Dictionary; FCL-VA-0021 – Building Successful Acquisition Packages; FCL-VA-0022 – Continuous Process Improvement; Current Topics in Program/Project Management monthly webinar series. If you are interested, please register in FAITAS for the specified training sessions.

Important notice

Newsletter Schedule Change

Starting on January 2, 2019,  Acquisition Today will be published bi-weekly.  


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