Improving CPARS Ratings

Through Contractor Self Assessments

1.5 Learning Credits


Available Live or On-Demand

Obtaining your highest accurate CPARS ratings is critical to your Federal business success.

The percent of satisfactory CPARS ratings are hitting a record high and becoming the new “unsatisfactory”. It may be the new norm, but are they helping you win contracts? 

Learn what you can do to differentiate yourself. This interactive webinar offers real-world operational strategies to help you manage your CPARS ratings and prepare you for contractor self-assessments given recent Federal government policy and Agency procurement CPARS-related initiatives.



1PM- 2:30PM EST

Electronic Training Materials

All your course training materials will be delivered electronically

1.5 Learning Credits for Government or Industry

Meets Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPES) and Continuous Learning Points (CLPS) ​

CSCM Certification

Improving CPARS Ratings fulfills the webinar requirement for completion of the Certified Schedules Contracts Manager certificate program.

NCMA Credit

This courses meets the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs.

HRCI Certification Institute

This courses meets the requirements of the HRCI Certification Institutes continuing education requirements.




Key Topics Covered

Our Instructors


Jim Fisher


Jim Fisher is a highly motivated and creative acquisition professional with a 35-year record of results with public and private sector experience in all phases of Federal procurement.  Jim provides advice and support in the areas of acquisition management, strategic planning, performance measures, benchmarking and process improvement. Jim previously served as Director, Strategic Planning and Business Process Innovation, Office of Procurement at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 

Michael Smith


Michael Smith is a retired Senior Executive from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and currently serves as the Founder/CEO of Access Government Services and Executive Vice President with GovConRx. He has vast federal acquisition experience in contracting, performance management, program management, and logistics. At GovConRx, Michael specializes in effective post-award contract performance management and ensuring clients receive the highest accurate  CPARS ratings earned and deserved.

Katherine Valltos served 34 years in federal service as a former Operational Contracting Officer and Senior Acquisition Executive.  She currently serves as an Executive Vice President with GovConRx – an acquisition advisory consulting firm assisting federal contractor clients with contract wellness issues and Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) ratings management. Katherine retired in 2017 from the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Acquisition Management Directorate.


Our Students Say

I’ve been taking a lot of on-line course this summer because of the reduced rates and I have to say, your class was probably one of the best trainings I have done in a long time. It was fantastic. I learned a lot!
Dawn Hetzer
Contracts Manager, IntelliGenesis
This was the most comprehensive and clearly presented course I’ve ever attended.

Pam Stevens,
Booz Allen

Improving CPARS Ratings

$99 | on-demand

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