CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 5.1 - Introduction to DoD Small Business Program and Goals RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Intro duction and Le.arning Ob j ectives Hello [FIRST NAME], and welcome to the Int ro du ct i on to DoD S mall Bus ine ss P rogra m an d Goals lesson. I'm George Bentle y, Contracting Officer ( CO ) for the upcoming, complex services acquisition. Small businesses are important players in the nation 's econom y, and the federal gov ernment has many regulations and programs in place to foster the dev elopment and success of small businesses. In this lesson, you will accompany Contract Specialist Claudia Smith as she meets w ith Shelly Nichols, our agency's Small Business Professional. Learning Objective .s • Identify the elements of the DoD Small Business Program for defense acquisitions. • Identify the role of the contra ct specialist and small business professional on the Acquisition Team and the benefits of earry involv ement by the small business pr ofessional in acquisition planning and market research. ~ ! Pa gelo f 31 I .... Back Next
CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 5.1 - Introduction to DoD Small Business Program and Goals RESO UR CES I P RI NT I HEL P Introduction - Important Reminder Remember, throughout this course, you are responsible ~ for all the information. This includes information that is ~ /0 \ directl y on screen and information that is included in tabs and other selectable items. ~ ! Page2of31 I .... Back Next
CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 5.1 - Introduction to DoD Small Business Program and Goals RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Meeting with Small Busine.ss Professional - • .l -.ii " ' \ ___ ___ _.._ Welcome aboard, Claudia. ·[ -· Thanks, Shelly. I did learn about small business programs in prior DAU courses, and I' ve had some experience w ith small business concerns through on- the - job training. No w, I'm ex cited to learn more about small business regulations, best practices , and the different types of small business programs. That 's great , Claudia. That 's ex actl y w hat I've prepared for you. It is essential that we consider and incorporate small businesses into our acquisitions, when appropriate, of course. Let 's start by first defining w hat constitutes a small business .. . -..ii I P age 3 of 31 , ..... Back <iii ~ Next
CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 5.1 - Introduction to OoO Small Business Program and Goals RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP TOC View CR Submit CR Small Business Definition W hat is a small business? Sel e ct each of the following tabs for th e offici al Federal Acqu i sit i on Re gulation (FAR} defin i tion of sm afl business. The Next button will rema in disabled until you sel e ct both tabs. FAR 2.101 FAR 19 . 102 F AR 2.10 1: Small bus iness concern means a concern, including its affi liates, that is in depe n de n tl y owned and operated, no t dominant in th e fie ld of operation in wh ich it is bidding on government cont ra cts, and qualified as a small business under the c ri te ria and size standards in 13 Code of Federal Regulatio ns (CF R) part 121 (see FAR 19 .10 2 ).
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