Tentative Agenda

Day 1:

Introduction to USAID and Its Funding

Acquisition vs. Assistance

Why Contracts?

Review Sample RFP

            Exercise:  Process, Operational, and Human Capacity Concerns

Internal Systems: Financial, Property & Procurement Management

            Exercise: Financial Management and Property

Day 2:

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Overview

AIDAR (USAID’s Supplement to the FAR)

            Exercises: Prior Approvals & Other Scenarios

Day 3:

Cost Principles
            OMB Circular A-122

            FAR Part 31

            Exercise: Cost Principles

Sample Contract

            Exercise: Contract Brief

            Exercise: Find the Deliverables

Risk Assessment for SubAwards

            Exercise: Risk Assessment