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Cost Estimating Techniques - Understanding FAR and DFARS

December 19, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Irina Roz
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BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to join us for a complimentary, CPE-qualified webinar to discuss the Cost Estimating Techniques under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) regulations.

This webinar will provide an overview of cost estimating techniques and analysis outlined in FAR Part 15 and how these techniques relate to the DFARS Estimating System criteria. Contractors will learn if and when certain requirements apply, as well as requirements for submitting certified cost or pricing data. Additionally, contractors will learn the differences between FAR Part 15 and FAR Part 12 in order to understand when to exert commerciality.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Educational Program

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM -Post-webinar Q&A Session
Upon completion for this webinar, participants will be able to: 
  • Give an overview of FAR Part 15 and describe when requirements are applicable.
  • Give an overview of FAR Part 12 and discuss industry updates regarding commercial item determinations.
  • Examine how the cost estimating techniques relate to the DFARS 252.215-7002 criteria and weaknesses in practice may lead to audit scrutiny or a disapproved system.
Delivery: The webinar will be delivered via the BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Program Level: Overview
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
TC Bane, Industry Specialty Services Manager