WSC 036 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) Best Value Flexibilities (BVF)

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(Last Modified:04-Jun-2024)


This workshop focuses on the flexibilities & efficiencies available to Contracting Officers for source selections of commercial products and commercial services valued $250,000 to $7.5M using simplified evaluation factors & procedures in accordance with FAR Subpart 13.5 and FAR Part 12. This workshop also contains interactive scenarios that reveal potential unintended consequences of evaluation factors and methodologies contained in the solicitation during the evaluation and award stage.
  • Summarize the scope, purpose, policy as well as soliciting competition, evaluation of quotes or offers, and award & documentation under Simplified Acquisition Procedures, FAR Part 13
  • Outline the procedures and flexibilities for acquiring commercial products and services as outlined in FAR Subpart 13.5 and FAR Part 12
  • Summarize the various types of evaluation factors and the differences of methodologies under FAR Part 12, 13, 14, 15.
  • Through group exercises, recognize the different potential outcomes of using Low Price vs. Trade Off source selection methodologies as well as develop Evaluation Factors, evaluate offers and make award decision using various methodologies under FAR Part 13 and 12.
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Target Attendees
Contracting Officers, Contract Specialists, Buyers, and Contract Administrators.
None required. Recommend attendees read/re-familiarize themselves with FAR Subpart 13.5 and FAR Part 12 prior to this workshop.
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Course Length
1 day
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Delivery Mode Workshop
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Availability All
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Pre-work required N/A
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