This workshop addresses how the Federal Government solicits commercial goods, services, and construction using Request for Quotes (RFQ), Invitation for Bids (IFB), and Request for Proposals (RFP) in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and its supplements. It will also give you an understanding of when each solicitation method (RFQ, IFB, RFP) may be used and the key terms and processes associated with each. Additionally, the workshop informs you of the steps to become eligible to do business with the Federal Government and where to find federal opportunities.
Learning Objective: The objective of the workshop is to provide you a basic understanding of how the Federal Government solicits for goods and services using commercial acquisition procedures and how to use the FAR to research solicitation and contract terms and conditions.
Target Audience: This workshop is intended for individuals that have a minimal understanding of Federal Government procurement and are looking to get an introduction to the terminology and the methods used by the federal government to acquire commercial goods, services, and construction.
Tim Scarborough, CFCM, Director, UH Procurement Technical Assistance Center