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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:

 302 - The Fresh Air Test | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1341

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul discuss the common fear of exposing your work (or your ideas) to others before they are complete. Fear of critical feedback or...

 301 - What is a Micro-Purchase? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1444

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)We spend a lot of time on this podcast talking about the complexities inherent in giant source selections government by FAR Part 15 rules....

 300 - It's all about Context (and Communication) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1584

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Episode 300!  Today Kevin and Paul take a look back at what they've learned the podcast is really about.  From the first episodes to the days...

 299 - The Proposal Kickoff Meeting (Step 3 of 4) with Vicki Strycharske | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1702

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin welcomes back Vicki Strycharske to discuss best practices for proposal writing - this time focusing on the Proposal Kickoff meeting. ...

 298 - Incumbentitis - ENCORE | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1551

Kevin and Paul describe the symptoms of a preventable disease that often infects the incumbent contractor during a recompete: the dreaded incumbentitis.  Many recompetes are lost because the incumbent contractor becomes overconfident and fails to...

 297 - What is a Letter Contract? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1570

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Letter contracts are a special type of contract that allow the Government to authorize a contractor to start work immediately when there isn't...

 296 - What is a Contracting Officer? (Redux) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1505

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Kevin and Paul describe the role and responsibilities of the Contracting Officer from a FAR perspective and a practical perspective.   Learn...

 Targeting Webinar June 19th @ 2:00 pm EST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51

Targeting Webinar June 19th @ 2:00 pm EST

 295 - Buried Treasure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1461

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)When you're looking for buried treasure, it's helpful to have a map.  GovCon presents you with a map to contract award - if you choose to use...

 Targeting Webinar June 19th @ 2:00 pm EST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51

Targeting Webinar June 19th @ 2:00 pm EST

 294 - What is a “Competent” Contractor? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1205

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Contracting Officers must determine that a company is responsible before awarding a contract.  How does a small company that has never done...

 293 - Past Performance Advantage (Part 4) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 793

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...

 292 - ENCORE - No Change Please | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1550

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)Why can’t the Government just stick with their current services contractors or system developers?  Why do they always want to change?  Kevin...

 291 - What is the Defense Production Act? What is a rated order? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1388

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)The Defense Production Act (DPA) is in the news due to COVID-19.  You might also hear about rated contracts or rated orders.  Listen and learn...

 290 - Is This Classified? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1507

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)The term "classified contract" is often misconstrued. Both Government and Industry need to understand the exact nature of any classified...

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