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MAS Basic Training and In-House Counsel Training

MAS Basic Training

The Coalition for Government Procurement is pleased to announce that on February 27, we will hold our MAS Basic Training: The Nuts & Bolts – an intensive, one-day training workshop that teaches the basics of utilizing the General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program. Topics covered during the training will include:

  • Obtaining Your GSA Schedule or Schedule Modification, along with Option Extensions
  • Navigating the Price Negotiation Process
  • Better Understanding Management and Compliance of the Price Reduction Clause
  • Schedule e-Tools: Tips on Competing and Winning Through the GSA Schedule Program
  • The Keys to Understanding the Task Order Competition
  • Audits – How to Prepare and What They Mean in the Current Market
  • Ethics and Schedule Business – How to and How Not to Conduct Federal Business
  • Small Business Issues and Considerations

To register, click here. Both in-person and virtual attendance are offered for the course. We look forward to your participation!

GSA and VA Schedule Contracting for In-House Counsel

The Coalition for Government Procurement is proud to once again host its “must attend” General Services Administration (GSA) and Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule Contracting Training for In-House Counsel on February 28. This course is designed for lawyers and contract managers at member companies with significant contract management and compliance responsibilities with GSA and/or VA Schedule contracts. Our presenters for the day will be Jason Workmaster, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered; Lorraine Campos, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP; and Addie Cliffe, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP.

During the training, Jason, Lorraine, and Addie will cover the following topics and more:

  • Pricing – Transactional Data Reporting (TDR)/Commercial Sales Practices (CSP);
  • Domestic Preferences;
  • Supply Chain;
  • Enforcement/Mandatory Disclosure/Ethics;
  • Sustainability Requirements/Policy; and
  • Bid Protests Update.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive 6 CLE credits, while also gaining an understanding of:

  • GSA/VA’s most favored customer pricing policy and major requirements of the government solicitation;
  • Current audit/oversight procedures;
  • Current GSA Schedule Price Negotiation Priorities; and
  • How the GSA Schedule can impact your company’s bottom line.

Plus, you will be able to advise your in-house clients regarding topics such as:

  • Disclosure of company records;
  • Establishing management and compliance processes;
  • Establishing ethics programs and mandatory disclosure;
  • Avoiding penalties; and
  • Identifying resources to assist with continuing legal support of your internal GSA/VA Schedule programs.

This training course is excellent for:

  • In-house counsel for current GSA/VA Schedule contractors and/or companies considering becoming a GSA/VA Schedule contractor;
  • Government attorneys that advise clients with GSA/VA Schedule contracts;
  • Contract Managers with MAS experience; and
  • Compliance Personnel.

Register now by clicking the button below. For any assistance with registration, please contact Michael Hanafin at Both in-person and virtual attendance are offered for the course. We look forward to your participation!

Register here.

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