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Government Contracting Officer Podcast

Summary: THE podcast for those who want to learn about the government market from the contracting officer's perspective. Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer, both former federal contracting officers, explain the rules, processes and the "why" behind government contracts. They know because they've done it.

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  • Artist: Kevin Jans, Paul Schauer, Contracting Officer, government Contracting, proposal management, proposal writing, targeting, contract administration, contract management, subcontracting
  • Copyright: ℗ & © 2020 Government Contracting Officer Podcast

Podcasts:

 286 - ENCORE - Are Sole Source Contracts Easier? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1742

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Are Sole Source Awards Easier?  In this encore presentation of a very early episode, Kevin and Paul debate a question from a Contracting...

 GovCon Fundamentals Course Starts April 16 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 84

Kevin Jans leads this unique course designed for those who want to raise their understanding of GovCon from those who know it from both sides. Learn more at http://skywayacq.com/gcf

 285 - CARES Documentation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1317

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Document, document, document.  Kevin and Paul discuss the CARES Act.  Well, not the law itself, more the ambiguities within just one section. ...

 GovCon Fundamentals Course Starts April 16 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 84

GovCon Fundamentals Course Starts April 16

 284 - Remote Contracting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1909

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)In this update to Episode 239 Kevin and Paul talk working from home, or remote, or anywhere not in your regular office building.  Most of us...

 COVID-19 Open Forum discussion with our contracting officers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 83

We host Open Forums for our Skyway Community members to cover a variety of topics. The current focus is on navigating contracts in context of COVID-19.

 283 - Emergency Acquisitions - FAR Part 18 and COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1404

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss FAR Part 18, Emergency Acquisitions.  Learn how the flexibilities within the FAR (not just in Part 18) enable rapid...

 282 - Coronavirus and Contracts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1377

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul provide guidance on how the FAR handles situations like the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Learn how your contract...

 281 - 8(a) Graduation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1268

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)The 8(a) Business Development Program is a Federal government program designed to give a lift to small businesses owned and controlled by...

 280 - Small Business Rules Update | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1220

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)The Small Business Administration issued a final rule that includes significant changes that impact small businesses overall and also large...

 279 - What is Availability of Funds? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1210

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss another one of those "only in GovCon" situations - you have a contract in hand, but you're not allowed to work because...

 278 - The Past Performance Advantage (Part 2) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1359

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)In Part 1 of our past performance series (Episode 267) we covered the factors the government uses in evaluating past performance and what they...

 277 - Evaluation Criteria (with Charles Hargett) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1759

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)The Government's choice of evaluation criteria are the critical element in any source selection.  The evaluation criteria define how the...

 276 - I Don't Want Perfect Competition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1669

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss the concept of perfect competition - where the competition has commoditized the product or service so that price is all...

 275 - Best Combination of Proposals | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1538

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Sometimes it is difficult for the Government acquisition machine to operate as efficiently as the commercial world's.  (Understatement of the...

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