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GSA Acquisition Training (New Webinars! FY19 Quarter 2 Offerings)

Sign up today for the brand new GSA eBuy training and Order Level Materials training! GSA Acquisition Training Webinars Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) are offered for every webinar and are issued directly in a government student’s FAITAS account. Learn how to enhance competition, achieve small business utilization, procure sustainable acquisitions, and much more. All courses are free.

Note: Industry can participate by following these instructions: https://meet.gsa.gov/ipi

 

29-Jan-2019  FCL-GSA-0135 IT Schedule 70 Overview         
9am-11am ET

This course has it all! Learn how federal, state, local, tribal, territorial governments and higher education can use the IT Schedule 70 and GSA's suite of on-line acquisition tools for everything from market research to procurement. Understand the wide range of IT products and services -- cloud, cybersecurity, health IT, and more -- all available under IT Schedule 70 with its Best in Class (BIC) offerings for hardware and software. Learn how customers can procure these products and services from pre-vetted industry partners while fostering competition and meeting Federal guidelines. And better yet, see how easy it is to procure a "complete solution" by combining requirements and creating a single acquisition under IT Schedule 70. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0135/Details/FCL-GSA-0135

 

5-Feb-2019   FCL-GSA-0029 GSA Schedules vs. Open Market       
1pm-3pm ET

This course will familiarize you with commonly-used methods of acquisition: issuing task or delivery orders under GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) (FAR Subpart 8.4), and the Simplified Acquisition Procedures of FAR 13 or negotiating a stand-alone contract under FAR Part 15. This course will explore the differences and similarities between Subpart 8.4 and Parts 13 & 15 procedures, advantages and disadvantages for various situations, and help you analyze the alternatives as you develop your acquisition strategy. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0029/Details/FCL-GSA-0029

 

5-Feb-2019   FCL-GSA-0039 GWAC Overview (DPA Training)        
10am-Noon ET

Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) enable federal agencies to buy cost-effective, innovative solutions for information technology (IT) requirements. Because most, if not all, government agencies have a need to buy IT services and solutions, GSA has made this purchasing convenient through its GWAC Programs. In this continuous learning module, you will learn about the 8(a) STARS II, Alliant, Alliant 2, Alliant Small Business, Alliant 2 Small Business and VETS 2 GWACs. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0039/Details/FCL-GSA-0039

 

6-Feb-2019   FCL-GSA-0024 GSA Global Supply       
1pm-3pm ET

This specialized training course focuses on GSA Global Supply’s requisition-based ordering for thousands of products. From office supplies to tools and cleaning products, GSA Global Supply makes it easy to find and buy common-use items that fulfill all federal procurement guidelines. Learn about ordering and payment options that make purchasing easy and efficient. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0024/Details/FCL-GSA-0024

 

7-Feb-2019   FCL-GSA-0237 GSA eBuy: A New Overview    
1pm-3pm ET

In this course, you will learn about the new, user-friendly GSA e-Buy program, and how it functions to benefit both the government buyer and the vendor. Learn how to use this electronic Request for Quote (RFQ) tool. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0237/Details/FCL-GSA-0237

 

12-Feb-2019  FCL-GSA-0027 GSA Schedules and Small Business
1pm-3pm ET

This training course defines and describes small business in the federal marketplace and how socioeconomic goals can be achieved using the GSA Schedules program. Learn the rules for set asides and how to best ensure small business participation following rules established in FAR Subpart 8.4. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0027/Details/FCL-GSA-0027

 

13-Feb-2019  FCL-GSA-0105 Order Level Materials    
1pm-3pm ET

This course will provide an overview of the authority to acquire Order-Level Materials under certain Federal Supply Schedules, to include implementation at the FSS solicitation, contract, and order levels. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0105/Details/FCL-GSA-0105

 

27-Feb-2019  FCL-GSA-0023 Basic Contracting for GSA Schedules           
10:30am-3pm ET

This comprehensive training course covers Federal Supply Schedules contracting and ordering procedures. It addresses placing orders against Multiple Award Schedules, as outlined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 8.4. In this course you will learn about the unique flexibility within the GSA Schedules program. This is a four (4) CLP credit course. Note: This webinar satisfies the FAC-C Level 1 training requirement (equivalent to FAC 023).

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0023/Details/FCL-GSA-0023

 

27-Mar-2019 FCL-GSA-0105 Order Level Materials    
1pm-3pm ET

This course will provide an overview of the authority to acquire Order-Level Materials under certain Federal Supply Schedules, to include implementation at the FSS solicitation, contract, and order levels. This is a two (2) CLP credit course.

Registration for Feds: https://faitas.army.mil/Faitas/External/Courses/Search/Results;keywords=fcl-gsa-0105/Details/FCL-GSA-0105

 

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