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Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Presentation December 4, 2012 The FSSI Office Supply Blanket Purchase Agreements (OS2 BPAs) are a pricing structure that leverages the government's buying power and helps your agency get what it needs. FSSI makes your job easier: Buying your office supplies through FSSI is the easiest and most effective way to ensure compliance with applicable regulations while getting the best value for your agency. GSA's FSSI team presented an Acquisition Learning Seminar (ALS) on December 4, 2012 on the use of FSSI OS2 BPAs. Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation. Click here to view the FSSI OS2 BPA Ordering Guide document. Please find FAQs from Agency Purchasing Authorities and Cardholders here.
GSA Courses Want to learn how to effectively use GSA acquisition programs? The Federal Acquisition Institute partnered with GSA's Federal Acquisition Service and the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to launch several new continuous learning modules. All courses offer Continuous Learning Point (CLP) credit.
Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB): A Guide for Contracting Officers Confused about the new WOSB Program? Want to learn more about it? SBA has developed a quick (25 minute) on-line training course for Contracting Officers. The course includes an overview of the program, eligibility requirements for women-owned and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses, a Contracting Officer's checklist for using the WOSB Program, a discussion about Parity, Certification, Reviews and Protests, Resources and Questions, and information on how to access the WOSB Program Repository.
Seven Steps to Performance-Based Services Acquisition This virtual guide breaks down performance-based services acquisition into seven easy steps, complete with "stories" (case studies). It is intended to make the subject of Performance-Based Services Contracting (PBSC) accessible for all and emphasizes collaborative performance-oriented teamwork with a focus on program performance and improvement, not simply contract compliance.
OPM Federal Leadership Development Program Web site This is the online home of the Catalogue of Federal Government Leadership Development Programs (Fed LDP). Here you will find a searchable electronic library of programs offered by Federal departments and agencies to foster the development of leadership skills in their employees.
Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Knowledge Sharing System Serves as an online resource where Acquisition Professionals can obtain valuable information about events and news that have impact in the acquisition community.
Acquisition Community Connection (ACC) Serves as an online tool for the Acquisition Community to discuss their thoughts about particular issues relevant to the acquisition policies and programs, etc.
Contingency Contracting Corps Program Guide The Contingency Contracting Corps is a government-wide group of volunteer, trained contract specialists who provide on-call support to lead agencies in emergency response and recovery missions.
Section 508 Training, information and resources to encourage development of technologies to eliminate barriers and make available new opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Federal Facilities Environmental Stewardship and Compliance Assistance Center - Information, training, and assistance in environmental stewardship and compliance.
- ENERGY STAR - Information, training, and resources for public and private sector individuals seeking to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.