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Anna Rose

Anna is a USFCR Training Coordinator and the host of the USFCR Academy. She has worked with thousands of businesses to help them get into and succeed in federal government contracting.
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FAR Parts 11, 13, and 15

Jan 14, 2020 3:46:06 PM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy, Information for New Vendors

Last week we covered the basics for understanding the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation). It
is a set of regulations issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions.
 
Here are some FAR Regulations in more detail.
 
USFCR Academy Live is hosted every Wednesday at 2 PM ET,  check out this week's USFCR Academy Live on YouTube. 
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USFCR Academy Live: Time Management Resolutions

Dec 9, 2019 11:23:41 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

As the new year approaches, you may be thinking of a personal resolution. However, it's also a great time to consider a resolution for your efforts in the government contracting. Here are some questions a vendor should ask themselves when preparing their 2020 goals for contracting. We're also going to cover time management on this week's USFCR Academy Live webinar. 

Where to watch: USFCR Academy Live Facebook Group 

When to watch: 12/11/19 @ 2:00 pm ET

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USFCR Academy Live: Know Your Government Points of Contact

Dec 2, 2019 11:19:54 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

While navigating through government contracting, you will come across multiple points of contact (POCs). Dealing with all them can be confusing. Here are some of the government points of contact you will encounter and their functions.

Where to watch: USFCR Academy Live Facebook Group 

When to watch: 11/4/19 @ 2 pm ET 

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USFCR Academy Live: Contracting Gratitude

Nov 25, 2019 10:07:30 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

In government communication, it is important to express gratitude to the professionals you will be
working closely with. Express gratitude with contracting officers, agency representatives and other
contracting professionals as they will be major advocates for vendors in the future.

Where to watch: USFCR Academy Live Facebook Group 

When to watch: 11/27/19 @ 2 pm ET 

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USFCR Academy Live: Small Business Week

Nov 18, 2019 1:44:53 PM / by Anna Rose

This week's episode of USFCR Academy Live will focus on small businesses. Before a person can contract with the federal government, they must first start a business. This includes selecting the correct entity type, registering properly, and creating an online presence.

Where to watch: USFCR Academy Live Facebook Group 

When to watch: 11/20/19 @ 2 pm ET 

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USFCR Academy Live: All Things Veteran

Nov 11, 2019 10:55:00 AM / by Anna Rose posted in Veteran Owned Small Business (VETBIZ), USFCR Academy

November 11th is Veterans Day. In honor of this, we are dedicating this week's USFCR Academy Live  to celebrate our nation's veterans and focusing on how we can assist them in flourishing within federal contracting. 

Where to watch: USFCR Academy Live Facebook Group 

When to watch: 11/13/19 @ 2 pm ET 

Get up to speed and ready for this week's episode with this blog post. 

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Simplified Acquisition Procedures

Sep 25, 2015 12:36:51 PM / by Anna Rose posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP)

 
Formally known as the “Federal Small Purchase Threshold”, the Simplified Acquisition Procedures are outlined within Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 13. It describes policies and procedures for the acquisition of supplies and services, including construction, research and development, and commercial items. The aggregate amount of which does not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold which is currently $250,000.
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