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DoD Supplier Roadmap Series: Non-Traditional Acquisition Methods

November 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The next DoD Supplier Roadmap series webinar on “Non-Traditional Acquisition Methods” will be held on Thursday, November 3 at 1:00 PM. To register, please click here.

Welcome to the DoD Supplier Roadmap series. This series is designed to help manufacturers enter and compete in the DoD Marketplace. It is designed to help you understand the DoD market, the environment, and most of all the amazing variety of opportunities that are available. The series touches on the key elements of doing business with DoD which range from how to locate opportunities, identifying customers, the essential role of past performance and most importantly considerations related to developing a DoD Business Strategy. We hope that you find our DoD Supplier Roadmap series for manufacturers to be informative, useful and that one resource that can help kick-start your efforts to taking advantage of this market and its opportunities. Anytime you have a question about Federal and/or DoD contracting please call WPI’s main office at 414-270-3600 or email info@wispro.org Our services are always available at no cost and our staff is always ready to provide technical assistance.

Non-traditional acquisition methods can encompass a host of acquisition methodologies. One example is Other Transactions (OT) and Teaming arrangements. It is critical that that a company fully understand the nuances of these methods and seek guidance as required.

OTs are not covered by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and are a highly flexible business tool, use of which requires the application of astute business acumen to ensure the smarter, more efficient acquisition of prototype systems for the DoD. OTs require a minimum of at least one non-traditional Defense Contractor participating to a significant extent in the project or a cost-sharing arrangement requiring that at least one-third of the cost of the OTs come from non-Federal sources (ex. Universities).

Teaming arrangements can take many forms. Simply put, a teaming agreement is an agreement to allow a prime contractor to form a DoD-sanctioned partnership with a subcontractor. This allows the subcontractor to enhance the relationship with the prime by utilizing the very best capabilities of the relationship.

Speaker: Marc Violante, Director, Federal Market Strategies, Wisconsin Procurement Institute

This webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit.

To view the full schedule of DoD Supplier Roadmap Series webinars, please click here.




November 3, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Jack Laufenberg
(414) 270-3600

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