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Denver Federal Center
The Lodge
West 6th Ave. & Kipling St.
Address 2:
Building #41
United States
Start Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:00 AM
End Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM
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GSA Acquisition Training - Denver


Date:              Thursday April 26, 2018

Time:              8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:       Denver Federal Center

                       Building #41
                       West 6th Ave. & Kipling St.
                       Denver, CO  80225

Room:            The Lodge

Using Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Basic: Presented by James Hudson
CLPs: 4

This course is designed for the contracting professional who seeks to gain understanding or strengthen their knowledge of Federal Supply Schedules contracting and ordering procedures.  The course covers the procedures for placing orders for supplies and services against GSA Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) as outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 8.4. Other parts of the FAR that are applicable to orders placed against Schedules will be referenced as necessary.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the MAS Program, to include benefits, prioritization, goals, and characteristics
  • Describe MAS Pre-Award activities, to include planning, requirements, and market research
  • Apply ordering procedures for the MAS Program

Center for GWAC Programs Delegation of Procurement Authority Training: Presented by Lee Tittle
CLPs: 2

Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) allow the federal government to buy cost-effective, innovative solutions for information technology (IT) requirements.  This course provides a baseline understanding of all four GWACs as well as Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) for contracting officers. Specific vehicles to be highlighted include:

  • 8(a) STARS II
  • Alliant 2 Small Business
  • VETS 2

Introducing Acquisition Gateway: Presented by Craig Chavez 
CLP's: 1

Our goal is to help make government acquisition great so register today and come learn about GSA's latest online tool, the Acquisition Gateway. The Acquisition Gateway is a virtual workspace that provides accurate, useful, and unbiased advice. It helps federal acquisition professionals learn what they need to know, connect with others to collaborate and communicate, and act to accomplish their tasks effectively. Inside the Acquisition Gateway, you can find governmentwide solution comparisons, connect with other acquisition professionals, and explore product and service category hallways. The hallways feature expert articles, templates, market research tools, prices paid data, and more to achieve successful outcomes at each step of the acquisition lifecycle.

Effective Market Research: Presented by Garrett Pride
CLP's: 1

Market research is defined as collecting and analyzing information on the market for a government requirement (refer to FAR 2.101). It is an essential element in acquiring commercial items and provides information to the ordering activity in understanding the requirement and what is available in the commercial marketplace. This information-packed seminar will be filled with tips, techniques and practical examples of how to conduct market research to target and refine your products/services searches to fulfill your agency’s unique requirements

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Brian Mickens, brian.mickens@gsa.gov


Name: Introducing Acquisition Gateway to Customers
Instructor: Craig Chavez
CLP Credits: 1
Start Time: 04/26/2018 3:00 PM, MDT
Session: CT# 02082018-57615
Name: Center for GWAC Programs Delegation of Procurement Authority Training
Instructor: Lee Tittle
CLP Credits: 2
Start Time: 04/26/2018 1:00 PM, MDT
Session: CT# 02082018-57614
Name: FCL-GSA 0110 - MAS Advanced (Condensed 4-hour version)
Instructor: James Hudson
CLP Credits: 4
Start Time: 04/26/2018 8:00 AM, MDT
Session: CT# 02082018-57612
Name: Perform Effective Market Research Using GSA Acquisition eTools
Instructor: Garrett Pride
CLP Credits: 1
Start Time: 04/26/2018 4:00 PM, MDT
Session: CT# 02082018-57616

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