Week 10 Discussion 1
"Contract Surveillance" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, determine the surveillance methods that are best suited for a construction
contract or information technology contract. Support your position with an examp
Teaching Net Present Value (NPV) & Future Value (FV). Assignment Instructions: You have
been asked by a manager in your organization to put together a training program explaining Net
Present Value (NPV) and Future Value (FV) and how they are used to evalu
Assignment 2: Types of Contracts and Performance-Based Acquisition
Due Week 4 and worth 110 points
Imagine that you are working on a two-million-dollar procurement for the purchase of vehicles
for the fleet of trucks and cars to be used by the U.S. Depart
Return on Investment: Education Funding. Develop a three- to four-page analysis, excluding the
title page and reference page(s), on the projected return on investment for your college education
and projected future employment. This analysis will consist o
The longer we have to wait for a future amount to be received:
the lower its present value will be.
the higher its present value will be.
Time does not affect present value, so it doesnt matter how long we have to wait.
Week 9 Discussion 1
"Federal Supply Schedule Program and Price Reductions"
Please respond to the following:
Compare and contrast the differences and similarities in the requirements for federal supply
schedule contracts. Create requirements for federal su
Week 8 Discussion 1
"Announcing Contract Awards" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, propose three ways that you could utilize the FedBizOpps Website to
search for request for proposals (RFP) to bid on, investigate potential competitors
Investors will make an investment if:
the historical rate of return exceeds the expected rate of return.
the required rate of return exceeds the expected rate of return.
the expected rate of return exceeds the actual rate of
Week 7 Discussion 1
Determining Responsibility" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, examine the seven criteria that contractors must meet in order to be deemed
responsible. Determine which of these criteria is the most difficult to meet.
Week 6 Discussion 1
Technical and Cost or Price Evaluations" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, determine why integrity and fairness are important in proposal evaluations.
Create two scenarios that describe the possible consequences if
Focus of the Final Paper
Evaluation of Corporate Performance
For the Final Paper, you will apply the concepts learned in class to an analysis of a company
using data from its annual report. Using the concepts from this course, you will analyze the
Week 5 Discussion 1
"Source Selection and Technical Evaluation Plans" Please respond to the following:
From the first e-Activity, assess the purpose of the evaluation plan. Create a scenario of a
proposal evaluation, including the duration of the contrac
Cost of Capital. Corporations often use different costs of capital for different operating divisions.
Using an example, calculate the weighted cost of capital (WACC). What are some potential
issues in using varying techniques for cost of capital for diffe
Week 3 Discussion 1
From the e-Activity, examine the different types of contracts and provide a scenario for each
type.Assess the requirements for a fixed-price contract. Determine ways that the duration of the
fixed-price contract can affect the cost sav
Assignment 1: The Independent Government Cost Estimate and the Statement of Work
Due Week 3 and worth 100 points
Imagine that you are working in a federal government office as a government employee. You
have been tasked with preparing an Independent Gover
Cash Flows From Working. It may surprise you that there are cash flows associated with holding
a job. Using the examples provided in Chapter 6, construct a simple cash flow statement and
payback calculation for when your job expenses will be covered for e
Financial Statements. View the Important Financial Documents video which looks at the
fundamental financial documents every company needs; including the balance sheet,
income statement, and statement of cash flow. In your post, choose one of the financial
"Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)" Evaluate sources of data for the IGCE and
examine the areas that have potential for overestimating costs. Determine three potential
outcomes from an inaccurate IGCE. Compare and contrast the effect