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Intermediate Quality Assurance and Risk Management

This four-day, elective course will give you thorough insight into how a contractor prepares a proposal and how they analyze the requirements document to find the high-cost, high-risk areas. You will learn how to avoid the common mistakes that lead to higher costs, and anticipate how a contractor will read the requirements document and prepare the quote. This course will give you immense leverage in keeping the project costs down by introducing quality assurance (QA) at each step of the acquisition process.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to identify the high-risk, high-cost areas in requirements documents
  • Identify the language in a performance work statement/ statement of work (PWS/SOW) that drives risks and costs higher
  • Recognize the most risky contract terms and conditions
  • Understand and negotiate options available to keep excessive costs down
  • Employ steps to ensure quality measures
  • Apply performance assessment in performance-based contracts
  • Implement contract terms
  • Monitor and document progress, costs, government furnished property, and fraud
  • Perform a QA inspection and acceptance of deliverables

Pre-Requisites

None

Course ID

QARM-EL

Length

4 Days

CLPs

32

Testimonials

“I found that I could relate topics learned to my job. It will make me a better worker.” – 2019 participant

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