Pricing Successful Proposals for Government Contracts

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC

Registration is no longer available.

*** Please Note: This workshop will not be held ***  


Government Area:  Federal, State & Local with Emphasis on Federal 

Target Audience:  This workshop is targeted to those wanting a basic understanding of how to develop and support a complete, reasonable, and realistic price for a government offer along with the importance of and framework for a compliant accounting system.

Description: This workshop addresses the specific elements of the costs that make up a contract price including direct labor, payroll overhead, direct material, general and administrative, and profit, including how each is calculated and applied. 

Tools, terminology, concepts, and cost principles will also be addressed and include reasonableness, allocability, allowability, unallowability and pricing models.  Real world examples will be  discussed to help participants better understand how these tools, terminology, concepts, and principles apply to solicitations and contracts.

Learning Objective:  The objective of the workshop is to provide the attendee a basic understanding of the requirements set forth by the government to develop and support the cost elements in their contract price.

Ram Ramaswamy, Procurement Advisor, UH Bauer College PTAC

Please Note:

The UH PTAC reserves the right to cancel a class if sufficient enrollment is not met.  

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Houston Center SBDC at (713) 752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.