You will learn why the Award Phase is important and what takes place.
- Now that you've gotten to the award phase,…is it time to celebrate?…Absolutely not.…As a matter of fact you should roll up your sleeves…and prepare to work.…By this time the RFP responses have been submitted…and the government's contracting team…has evaluated your company's proposal against the other…responses they've received.…Once the contract has been awarded to your company…and you're officially assigned a project manager role,…you can begin planning the kick-off meeting.…
Although the phases of contracting with the government…may differ from the corporate sector,…the project management principles tend to remain the same.…Before you officially kick-off your project and start…planning, it will be appropriate to ask for a debriefing…with the contracting office.…Contrary to the popular belief that you should only…request a debriefing if you're not awarded the contract,…you should consider requesting a debriefing…even if the agency awards your company the contract.…
The reason being is the debriefing gives you…
Learn the best practices and terminology for working with the government, including documentation such as subsidiary plans, RFPs, PWSs, and SOOs. Walk through the three phases of contract negotiation—pre-award, award, and post-award—and common challenges as well as solutions for bidding on government contracts and getting projects authorized.
- Avoiding common pitfalls
- Reviewing the request for proposal (RFP)
- Identifying stakeholders
- Refining the deliverables
- Finalizing the contract
- Kicking off the project
- Managing the project
- Closing out the project