Understanding Government Contract Source Selection (Hardcover)

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Your Go-to Resource for Government Contract Source Selection! From planning to protest and all the steps in between, Understanding Government Contract Source Selection is the one reference all government acquisition professionals and contractors should keep close at hand. This valuable resource provides straightforward guidance to ensure you develop a firm foundation in government contract source selection. Government acquisition professionals can reference this book for guidance on: • Preparing the acquisition and source selection plans • Drafting evaluation criteria and proposal preparation instructions • Creating a scoring plan and rating method • Drafting the RFP and SOW • Conducting a pre-proposal conference • Preparing to receive proposals and training evaluators • Evaluating technical, management, and cost proposals • Avoiding protest Contractors can reference this book for guidance on: • Selling to the federal government • Reviewing a draft RFP and providing comments • Participating in a pre-proposal conference • Preparing a proposal that complies with RFP requirements • Developing a strategy for teaming agreements, subcontracts, and key personnel • Negotiating a contract • Getting the most out of post-award debriefings • Filing a protest PLUS! Understanding Government Contract Source Selection provides a source selection glossary, an extensive case study, and sample proposal preparation instructions in the appendices to help you navigate the federal competitive source selection process. This complete guide is an indispensable resource for anyone striving to build their knowledge of government contract source selection!

About the Author

Margaret G. Rumbaugh is a certified professional contract manager who teaches procurement and contract management for the University of Virginia and has developed and taught acquisition courses for a variety of government agencies and commercial companies. She has also served as National Vice President for Education and Certification at the National Contract Management Association

Product Details
ISBN: 9781567262735
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Date: March 1st, 2010
Pages: 509
Language: English