Federal Manager's Daily Report

The Office of Personnel Management has scheduled a seminar

for June 15 – 17 for individuals tasked to lead, manage,


or conduct competitive sourcing activities in their


Given at the Eastern Management Development Center in

Shepherdstown, W.Va., “Competitive Sourcing,” addresses

the need to examine commercial activities to determine

the most cost effective and efficient method of acquisition.

This seminar provides an introduction to the legal

framework and regulatory requirements underpinning this

initiative including the FAIR Act. Participants identify

and explore various approaches to meeting Office of

Management and Budget standards for success, including

A-76 cost comparison, streamlined cost comparison, direct

conversion, privatization, and joint partnerships. The

seminar also covers the performance-based service

contracting process, and the development of performance

work statements.

The $2,000 fee includes meals, lodging, tuition and course

materials. Learn more and register at: