Value from NCMA Programs, Products and Services MY12

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How to Get Value Out of NCMA
Programs
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How to Get Value
• Chapters are challenged to produce programs.
– Not enough volunteers
– Hard to find speakers
– Hard to create new content
• Remember the “make or buy” production strategies.
• NCMA is an important source for content.
• Know the programs, products and services NCMA offers.
• Creatively think of ways these programs can be applied at your
local chapter.
• Try out, test, or use them.
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NCMA – The First 50 Years
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>150,000 people have joined as members.
>50,000 people have volunteered.
~180 chapters.
>100,000 people attended NES (since 1986).
>35,000 people attended national conferences (since 1961).
400,000 Journals delivered (since 1966).
540,000 copies of CM Magazine delivered (since 1977).
~8,000 people have been certified (since 1976).
>6,000 people have taken e-courses (since 1998).
>75,000 webinar participants (since 2004).
Facebook page, LinkedIn group, Twitter following - 2008.
First virtual conference 2009 – Small Business Contracting Community.
First virtual chapter – 2010 – 250 members!
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What Does NCMA Provide?
• Learning: knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Credentials: certifications, certificates.
• Information: current events, regulations, laws,
research studies, best practices, standards.
• Networking: connecting to people that matter.
• Community Affiliation: belonging to something
bigger.
• Advocacy: representing our members’
interests.
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Learning
• Webinars, Webinars on Demand
• National Education Seminars (NES)
• Contract Management Leadership
Development Program (CMLDP)
• E-courses – certification preparatory
courses
• National Education Conferences
• Virtual conferences
• Education partners
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Webinars
• Live, 90-minute online educational events
combining real-time presentation through the
web and telephone conferencing
• 2 sessions per month
• $189 fee for site registration
• FAR/DFAR Updates – January 31, 2012
• CAS Applicability to IDIQ Contracts – February
15, 2012
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Webinars on Demand
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Recorded Webinars
Large Variety of Topics
$50 - $150 download fee
Understanding “Nondisplacement of
Qualified Workers” Rule
• The Debt Control Initiative: What It
Means for Contractors
• Top Ten Service Contract Act Mistakes
and How to Avoid Them to Stay in
Compliance and Protect Your Bottom
Line
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National Education Seminars (NES)
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Full-day, in person seminar. NCMA provides manual, slides, workbook.
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7 CPE hours awarded for attendance and participation
Chapter hosted
Nationally hosted (outsource to NCMA HQ),
Nationally sponsored (National Conferences)
Topics offered:
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100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting
Contract Negotiations
Contract Types
Cost Estimating and Contract Pricing
Leadership: Building High-Performance Buying & Selling Teams
Performance Based Acquisition
Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects
Solicitations, Bids, Proposals, and Source Selection
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Contract Management Leadership
Development Program (CMLDP)
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Sponsorship
Mentors
Volunteer obligation
Call for applications
May 1 – June 30
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Certification Online Preparatory
Courses
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10-week online courses
40 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours
Online practice exams
Engaging, informative, and notable instructors
Discussion board for interaction with students and
instructors
• Weekly readings from exam study materials
• Designed to fit into your busy schedule
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National Education Conferences
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1600 participants
20 CPEs
120 sessions
85 exhibitors
Career Fair
July 29–August 1,
2012
• Hynes Convention
Center
• Boston, MA
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800 participants
12 CPEs
16 sessions
50 exhibitors
Career Fair
November 5–6, 2012
Renaissance Hotel
Washington, D.C.
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400 participants
12 CPEs
No breakout sessions
20 exhibitors
No Career Fair
March 22–23, 2012
Hyatt Regency
Austin, Texas
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Education Partners
• Leading training firms and university programs
in CM
• Advertising agreements with NCMA
• Partner courses are accepted for credit toward
certification requirements
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Credentials
On average, those with an NCMA
certification make $10,000 to $25,000 more
per year than those who are not certified!
• Certified Commercial Contract Manager
• Certified Federal Contract Manager
• Certified Professional Contract Manager
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Information
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Contract Management magazine
Journal of Contract Management
Contract Management News
Books – The 100 Worst Mistakes in
Government Contracting, plus many more
• Standards – Salary Survey 2011; CMBOK,
Third Edition, Position Standards for the CM
Profession.
• www.ncmahq.org
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ContractManagement magazine
• 84 page, 4-color bound
production
• Content written by
volunteer members
• Current events, case
studies, best practices,
lessons learned,
regulations and laws.
• Articles are available in
PDF via website
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Journal of Contract Management
• The Gregor Macfarlan
Research and Writing
Program.
• Annual publication.
• 6-8 scholarly articles,
peer-reviewed.
• Articles are available in
PDF via website
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Contract Management News
• Bi-weekly e-mailed
newsletter to all
members
• News articles, current
events, regs and laws
• Editions are available in
PDF via website
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Books
• The 100 Worst
Mistakes in
Government
Contracting
• Certification study
guides
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Standards
• Salary Survey 2011
• Contract Management Body of
Knowledge (CMBOK), Third Edition
• Position Standards for the CM Profession.
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Website
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www.ncmahq.org
Articles archives
News and current events
Member-profile
maintenance
• Links to all NCMA
chapters and programs
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Networking
• National Educational Conferences
• ContractManagementJobs.com online
board
• Career fairs
• Communities
• Social media
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Jobs
• ContractManagementJobs.com online board
• Career fairs
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Communities
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Small Business Contracting
Performance-Based Acquisition
Schedule Contracting
New Professionals
Women’s Forum
Fellows
CMLDP Alumni
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Guidelines for Chapters to
Implement a Women’s Forum
• NCMA Resources section of website
– Guide for setting up Women’s Forum
• The guide helps to:
– Define the purpose of the Forum
– Demonstrate ways to easily incorporate into
your Chapter Programs
– Identify resources to support the program
– Suggest ways to communicate to membership
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Social Media
• The term social
media refers to the
use of web-based and
mobile technologies to
turn communication
into interactive
dialogue.
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Community Affiliation
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21,000 members
2,000 companies represented
All domestic federal agencies represented
120 chapters
5 communities
Awards program for members,
nonmembers, chapters. Professional and
volunteer efforts.
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Professionalism Advocacy
• NCMA advocates for the profession. We represent
you to rulemakers, employers, and the press.
• We do not lobby!
• NCMA provides a neutral forum for government and
industry to talk about issues.
• Public Meetings: an open, neutral forum.
• Executive Round Table: closed, neutral forum.
• Open letters:
– Need for Open Communication Between Government and
Industry
– Federal Employee Involvement in Not-for-Profit Association
Activities
– The Graying Workforce
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