Basic Contracting Series II (Full Series)  
Location: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Address: 1800 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, Virginia 22102
Start Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
End Date: Friday, December 14, 2012
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Contact: Jean Marceau Lothier


NCMA Tysons is pleased to offer our Basic Contracting Series (BCS) II beginning October 16, 2012. Series II includes eight (8) courses covering different aspects of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Contract Management tools and techniques.  Participants will gain knowledge that is directly applicable to their career in Government Contracting and for each class completed; students earn a certificate for 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points they can use to assist them in obtaining or re-certifying for NCMA’s Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM), Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) or Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) credentials. 

BCS II will be hosted at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in McLean, VA.

The classes are 2 hours in duration and taught by volunteers who are considered expert in their field.  Participants can sign up for an entire Series or mix and match any of the eight (8) classes offered below.

Individual classes are $50.00 each (NCMA member), $60.00 (non-member).  An entire series is priced at $375.00 (member), $455 (non-member).

To register for any of the Basic Contracting Courses please go to the Training Tab on the website and click on "Scheduled Training" or click on the class below. To register for an entire series of classes go to the Training Tab on the website and click on "Scheduled Training" and select the FULL SERIES event.   

Please note that all instructors are volunteers, and that due to unpredictable work schedules we may on occasion use an alternative instructor. 

Refunds are only given if requested no later than 72 hours before scheduled class time. 


If you have other questions about the course or the facility please contact Jean Marceau Lohier at


PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Tuesday, October 16th – Basic Understanding and Use of Subcontractor & Supplier/Vendor Agreements (Jean Marceau Lohier) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

This course walks you through most major documents used in subcontract administration, including flow-downs of prime contract clauses and teaming agreements.

Thursday, October 25th – Subcontract Management (Chris Wade) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

This course deals with how to manage your subcontractors, and for subs – how to deal with your prime contractors.

Friday, November 9th - Responsibility, Accountability and Authority for COTR (Tabitha Cucciardo) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

This course outlines the legal and practical aspects of being – or dealing with – a federal COTR.

Tuesday, November 6th – Intellectual Property Rights (Terry Elling) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

This course walks you through the basic of Intellectual Property Rights.

Friday, November 16th – Performance Based Contracting (TBD) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

This course gives you the tools, artifacts, planning, and measurement you will need for implementing performance-based contracts.

Tuesday, November 27th – Elements of a good SOW (Chris Wade) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

Statements of Work made simple.

Wednesday, December 5th - Responsibility, Accountability and Authority for Contract Administrators (Jean Marceau Lohier) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

This program outlines the legal and practical responsibilities of contractor contract managers.

Friday, December 14th – Contract Closeout (Chris Wade) – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

This course outlines how to get to final payment and how to tie up other loose ends at the end of the contracting process.

Continental Breakfast and Coffee will be provided.
Registration:  7:00AM
Instruction: 7:30 – 9:30AM


     PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
     Conference Room 11103
     1800 Tysons Boulevard
     McLean, VA  22012

     Parking will be validated!

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