Centre's Training Institute

Centre Law and Consulting is a leader in providing award-winning public and in-house training to both federal contractors and government agency personnel.

Our trainers are successful consultants and attorneys with over 30 years of experience. Our courseware is grounded in the best of adult learning theory and continually updated, so you leave class with the tools you need to ensure your success. Centre also provides government contracting curriculum training (FAC-C, FAC-COR). We are also certified education providers through DAU, and FAI. Taking courses with Centre will allow you to earn CLEs (Continuing Legal Education Credits), CLPs (Continuous Learning Points), and CEUs (Continuing Education Units), while staying on top of the latest in your field.

2022 Training Calendar

Thursday January 12th 1-3:00PM Teaming Agreements Do’s and Don’ts $195 

Draft a successful Teaming Agreement to meet your business goals. Join our attorneys in understanding the effects and importance of executing comprehensive teaming agreements and subcontracts that include all of the terms, conditions, and provisions that are essential to a successful partnership for government business. 

Tuesday January 17th-18th 9:30-4:30 GSA Boot Camp $895 

Boot Camp for GSA Multiple Award Schedules Contracting (MAS) isn’t just about getting a MAS contract, it’s so much more. This course focuses in on obtaining a Schedule, maintaining compliance, and ultimately driving your government sales. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts. In addition, you’ll learn the key components to making your MAS contract a worthwhile investment for your company. 

Thursday January 26th 1-3:00PM Maintaining TAA/BAA Compliances for Government Contractors $295 

Recent changes under the Trump and Biden Administration have put a renewed focus on enforcement of the regulations around Buy American. This course will cover all aspects of the BAA, TAA, and related exceptions. Learn what the Acts cover, how to ensure your products comply, and how to create a Compliance Program to avoid the costly penalties. 

Tuesday, February 7th 9:30AM-4:30PM Subcontract Management, Teaming Agreements & Flowdowns $595 

Keep your subcontracts profitable and maintain compliance with federal requirements. This one day training course covers the complex relationships between the Federal government, prime contractors, and subcontractors. This course will help you understand the role of teaming agreements, contract clause flow-downs, consent to subcontract, make or buy plans, privity, and mandatory disclosure.

Wednesday February 15-16th 9:30-4:30PM Advanced Contract Administration $795 

This fast-paced two-day course focuses on increasing contract compliance while reducing contractor risk.  The class addresses tackling the most complex issues in Federal contract administration including bilateral and unilateral modifications/change orders, cure notices, show cause notices, the Disputes Statute, time extensions, delay and impact claims, requests for equitable adjustment, subcontracting requirements, post-award size status changes, novation agreements, flow-down requirements, payment issues, and much more. Enhance your skills with our hands-on workshop. 

Tuesday February 21st-22nd 9:30-4:30PM Service Contract Labor Standards $895

Understand the laws and regulations that apply to government contractors with hourly service workers. The Service Contract Labor Standards (SCLS/SCA) are one of the most challenging requirements for contractors with federal service contracts, from award competition to successful contract administration. This course is designed to help you understand the laws and regulations that apply to government contractors with hourly service workers and avoid the massive fines that result in violating this common government contract clause.   

Wednesday, March 8-9th 9:30-4PM GSA Bootcamp $895 

Boot Camp for GSA Multiple Award Schedules Contracting (MAS) isn’t just about getting a MAS contract, it’s so much more. This course focuses in on obtaining a Schedule, maintaining compliance, and ultimately driving your government sales. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts. In addition, you’ll learn the key components to making your MAS contract a worthwhile investment for your company. 

Tuesday March 14-15th 9:30AM-4:30PM Administration of Government Contracts $895 

Solve complex contracting issues, comply with contract requirements, fulfill reporting requirements, and manage difficult situations. This course gives you an in-depth tutorial on contract management fundamentals including the role of the contract manager in each phase of the acquisition lifecycle. Basic project management principles are interwoven to provide a baseline for successful contract management.  

Tuesday April 25th-26th 9:30AM-4:30PM  Federal Contracting Basics $895 

Are you feeling overwhelmed by Federal contracting? Are you unsure how to navigate through the Federal contracting process? Take the guesswork out of your job by attending our comprehensive, two-day Federal Contracting Basics course. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the basic framework and core principles governing Federal procurements and will prepare you to respond to the full range of issues that can arise in Federal contracting.  

Wednesday, May 1st 1:-3:00PM $195 Bid Protests: Winning & Losing 

Learn why Bid Protests occur and the steps you can take to prevent them. Bid protests have become a regular feature of government contracting.  Experienced contractors know that understanding how bid protests work—both the process and the substantive issues—is essential to maximizing their competitive positions.  This is true when deciding if, and when, to protest, and knowing how to participate in a protest to help protect a contract award.  This webinar, taught by two government contract attorneys with protest experience, will provide a comprehensive look at bid protests. 

Wednesday May 22nd-23rd 9:30-4:30PM  Advanced Contract Administration $895 

This fast-paced two-day course focuses on increasing contract compliance while reducing contractor risk.  The class addresses tackling the most complex issues in Federal contract administration including bilateral and unilateral modifications/change orders, cure notices, show cause notices, the Disputes Statute, time extensions, delay and impact claims, requests for equitable adjustment, subcontracting requirements, post-award size status changes, novation agreements, flow-down requirements, payment issues, and much more. Enhance your skills with our hands-on workshop. 

Tuesday June 6-7th 9:30-4:30PM GSA Bootcamp $895 

Boot Camp for GSA Multiple Award Schedules Contracting (MAS) isn’t just about getting a MAS contract, it’s so much more. This course focuses in on obtaining a Schedule, maintaining compliance, and ultimately driving your government sales. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts. In addition, you’ll learn the key components to making your MAS contract a worthwhile investment for your company. 

Tuesday June 13-14th 9:30-4:30PM Service Contract Labor Standards $895 

Understand the laws and regulations that apply to government contractors with hourly service workers. The Service Contract Labor Standards (SCLS/SCA) are one of the most challenging requirements for contractors with federal service contracts, from award competition to successful contract administration. This course is designed to help you understand the laws and regulations that apply to government contractors with hourly service workers and avoid the massive fines that result in violating this common government contract clause.   

 Taught by expert lawyers who offer real-world, practical advice, this is an SCA course unlike any other on the market. Our instructors provide all the ins and outs of how to navigate the complexities of the SCLS, not just the typical Department of Labor agency lines. Consider this: Would you trust the DOL to give you inside advice on how to avoid audits when conducting audits is part of their responsibility?  

Tuesday June 20th-21st 9:30AM-4:30PM FAR “Less Complicated” $795 

Our comprehensive explanations will help new FAR users, while our in-depth examples will aid experienced contract professionals. This two-day training offers critical information through hands-on workshops that will help both contracting and technical personnel better understand and navigate the FAR. Attendees will come away from the course feeling confident about how to apply the FAR to a variety of acquisition scenarios. 

Tuesday 19th-20th 9:30AM-4:30PM Administration of Government Contracts $895 

Solve complex contracting issues, comply with contract requirements, fulfill reporting requirements, and manage difficult situations. This course gives you an in-depth tutorial on contract management fundamentals including the role of the contract manager in each phase of the acquisition lifecycle. Basic project management principles are interwoven to provide a baseline for successful contract management.   

Thursday July 27th 1-3:00PM Teaming Agreements Do’s and Don’t $195 

Draft a successful Teaming Agreement to meet your business goals. Join our attorneys in understanding the effects and importance of executing comprehensive teaming agreements and subcontracts that include all of the terms, conditions, and provisions that are essential to a successful partnership for government business. 

Wednesday August 16-17th 9:30AM-4:30PM GSA Bootcamp $895 

Boot Camp for GSA Multiple Award Schedules Contracting (MAS) isn’t just about getting a MAS contract, it’s so much more. This course focuses in on obtaining a Schedule, maintaining compliance, and ultimately driving your government sales. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts. In addition, you’ll learn the key components to making your MAS contract a worthwhile investment for your company. 

Advanced Contract Administration $795  Wednesday September 20th-21st 9:30-4:30PM 

Find solutions to the most complex contact administration issues. This fast-paced two-day course focuses on increasing contract compliance while reducing contractor risk.  The class addresses tackling the most complex issues in Federal contract administration including bilateral and unilateral modifications/change orders, cure notices, show cause notices, the Disputes Statute, time extensions, delay and impact claims, requests for equitable adjustment, subcontracting requirements, post-award size status changes, novation agreements, flow-down requirements, payment issues, and much more. Enhance your skills with our hands-on workshop. 

Wednesday October 11th-12th 9:30AM-4:30PM GSA Bootcamp $895 

Boot Camp for GSA Multiple Award Schedules Contracting (MAS) isn’t just about getting a MAS contract, it’s so much more. This course focuses in on obtaining a Schedule, maintaining compliance, and ultimately driving your government sales. Centre’s GSA gurus will help you keep up with the changes that affect your contract administration and compliance efforts. In addition, you’ll learn the key components to making your MAS contract a worthwhile investment for your company. 

Subcontract Management, Teaming Agreements & Flowdowns” November 2, 2022 | 10 AM-4:30 PM | On-Demand Available after November 11th

  • Keep your subcontracts profitable and maintain compliance with federal requirements. This one day training course covers the complex relationships between the Federal government, prime contractors, and subcontractors. This course will help you understand the role of teaming agreements, contract clause flow-downs, consent to subcontract, make or buy plans, privity, and mandatory disclosure.

Termination for Default: What Every Government Contractor Needs to Know: November 3, 2022 | 1-2 PM | On-Demand Available after November 13th

  • Understand your legal rights and responsibilities when the Federal Government issues a termination for default (T4D) of your contract. Learn about the government’s right to terminate and its limitations; how a T4D impacts the contract and the contractor; contractor strategies to challenge/overturn a T4D, and more.

Advanced Contract Administration: November 15-16, 2022 | 9:30 AM-4:30 PM | On-Demand Available After November 29th

Find solutions to the most complex contact administration issues.

  • This fast-paced two-day course focuses on increasing contract compliance while reducing contractor risk.  The class addresses tackling the most complex issues in Federal contract administration including bilateral and unilateral modifications/change orders, cure notices, show cause notices, the Disputes Statute, time extensions, delay and impact claims, requests for equitable adjustment, subcontracting requirements, post-award size status changes, novation agreements, flow-down requirements, payment issues, and much more. Enhance your skills with our hands-on workshop.

Maintaining TAA/BAA Compliances for Government Contractors: November 17, 2022 | 1-3 PM | On-Demand Available after November 30th

  • Recent changes under the Trump and Biden Administration have put a renewed focus on enforcement of the regulations around Buy American.
  • This course will cover all aspects of the BAA, TAA, and related exceptions. Learn what the Acts cover, how to ensure your products comply, and how to create a Compliance Program to avoid the costly penalties

Subcontracts Management: Price Analysis Techniques: December 1, 2022 | 1-2:30 PM | On-Demand Available after December 6th

  • Start building your understanding of the requirements under DFAR business systems. We will discuss the FAR requirements to perform subcontractor price analysis when responding to proposals and prior to issuing subcontracts. We will discuss analysis under FAR part 15 and FAR part 44.

FAR “Less Complicated”: December 6-7, 2022 | 9:30 AM-4:30 PM | On-Demand Available after December 12th

  • Our comprehensive explanations will help new FAR users, while our in-depth examples will aid experienced contract professionals. This two-day training offers critical information through hands-on workshops that will help both contracting and technical personnel better understand and navigate the FAR. Attendees will come away from the course feeling confident about how to apply the FAR to a variety of acquisition scenarios.

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Michelle Jasper

Michelle Jasper is the Federal Training Manager at Centre Law & Consulting, where she manages logistics for Centre’s on-site training courses for government contractors and agencies. Michelle is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and has more than 30 years of experience in government, association, and corporate meeting planning. She also works closely with the project management and business development teams to promote and ensure the seamless execution of world-class trainings. Michelle was nominated for the 2018 Virginia Business Meeting Planner of the Year Award.