This three-day, elective course uses lecture, discussion, practical exercises, and case studies to teach contracting and project personnel how to write, review, and improve statements of work for studies, analysis, evaluations, management, professional support, and IT requirements. Included is instruction on developing evaluation factors and developing weights for those factors.
Describe the importance of a clear, precise, well-written statement of work (SOW)
Distinguish between types of SOWs
Identify the four basic questions to be answered when developing a SOW
Describe basic requirements and language elements necessary to ensure a well-written SOW
Understand the importance of and basic purpose of the Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)
Identify the cost elements of a typical IGCE
Describe the process for identifying valid factors to be used for evaluation
Discuss the four main groups of evaluation factors that must be in the Request for Proposal (RFP)
Discuss the general rules of contract interpretation
Student are required to have a computer with internet access.