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Higher margins and improved profitability are a direct result of the proper calculation of indirect rates and the maximum recovery of all costs incurred. Classification of costs, the identification of correct and allowable allocation methods and accurate mathematical formulas are critical in the proper calculation of indirect rates. This session will focus on the most (more…)

  • myCPE Webinar: Fundamentals of Indirect Rates
    February 19, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Complex organizations, those with more than one product or service offering, require advanced indirect rates to align related costs with their appropriate drivers. Creating advanced indirect rates requires a significant amount of planning and implementation. In this webinar we’ll discuss the common reasons for, and the mechanics of, creating multiple rates. A basic understanding of (more…)

  • Encoursa Webinar: Advanced Indirect Rates
    March 17, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Complex organizations, those with more than one product or service offering, require advanced indirect rates to align related costs with their appropriate drivers. Creating advanced indirect rates requires a significant amount of planning and implementation. In this webinar we’ll discuss the common reasons for, and the mechanics of, creating multiple rates. A basic understanding of (more…)

  • myCPE Webinar: Advanced Indirect Rates
    March 24, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Contracts subject to the submission of cost or pricing data, (flexibly-priced contracts), require an acceptable basis of estimate including hours and dollars by line item, time-phased to match the project schedule, and sufficient detail to support the effort proposed. This course will dive into the complexity of those details and show you how to maximize (more…)

  • Encoursa Webinar: Developing Your First Cost & Price Proposal
    April 21, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Contracts subject to the submission of cost or pricing data, (flexibly-priced contracts), require an acceptable basis of estimate including hours and dollars by line item, time-phased to match the project schedule, and sufficient detail to support the effort proposed. This course will dive into the complexity of those details and show you how to maximize (more…)

  • myCPE Webinar: Developing Your First Cost & Price Proposal
    April 28, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

 

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Higher margins and improved profitability are a direct result of the proper calculation of indirect rates and the maximum recovery of all costs incurred. Classification of costs, the identification of correct and allowable allocation methods and accurate mathematical formulas are critical in the proper calculation of indirect rates. This session will focus on the most (more…)

  • Encoursa Webinar: Fundamentals of Indirect Rates
    February 11, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Accounting for government contracts has its own unique and specialized rules, regulations, standards, challenges, and hurdles. Compliant accounting systems that provide meaningful information require a solid foundation built on principles, regulations, and industry best practices. Each step of the way, government contractors are required to follow specific accounting principles and standards. And, dealing with the (more…)

  • January 28, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Compliant accounting systems that provides meaningful information require solid foundations built on principles, regulations, and industry best practices. The ten principles of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) provide basic guidance for accounting transactions in organizations of all sizes. Selling products and services to the federal government requires compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the (more…)

  • myCPE Webinar: Lay the Foundation of Government Contract Accounting
    January 21, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Unallowable costs present accounting and legal challenges for government contractors. Unallowable costs are low-hanging fruit in any rate or proposal audit, and some types stand out more than others. Some contractors develop rates and proposals that unknowingly contain unallowable costs, while others take calculated risks on including some unallowable costs. Either way, contractors run the (more…)

  • NCMA Webinar: Understanding Unallowable Costs: The Accounting and Legal Perspectives
    November 14, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Market Research” is an area of growing importance in  government contracting. From source selection to price  analysis to commercial item determinations, there are steps  that subcontractors can take to ensure that their proposals  withstand scrutiny. In this presentation we will discuss how  market research applies to subcontractor proposals and  some tips and tricks on developing proposals that simplify  the process. We will discuss industry best practices that those working with contracts can use to  sharpen their own skills as well as to  educate and advise their clients. Primes and Contracting  Officers alike struggle with scrutiny of purchase  documentation. The purchases that are difficult to  document typically end (more…)

  • Anticipating Market Research In Your Proposal
    November 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Does the thought of accounting make you cringe? Looking for ways to ease the administrative burden of accounting? Join me to learn about inexpensive tools to automate the entire accounting function in your business from timekeeping to payroll, vendor bills to payments, and customer invoices to receipts. You can ditch the paper and your tax (more…)

  • Accounting Automation Tools to Simplify Your Business
    October 28, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The reality of cyber incidents and the fear of consequences troubles many A/E firms. Those working on federal and state contracts must comply with specific cybersecurity requirements. 

While the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and their Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) rules affect all defense contractors, similar rules are expected to apply to all federal contracts. 

  • ACEC Webinar
    October 3, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The composition of different types of cost pools and the allocation methods allowable for distributing those costs to customer jobs or projects is an important factor for ensuring fiscal success for your business, especially when working with the Government due to the low margins often involved. We’ll discuss the common cost pools used, learn when (more…)

  • Developing Indirect Rates for Government Contracts
    September 4, 2019
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm