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The FY 2007/2008 Performance-Based Acquisition Lunch Time Learning Seminars

The Performance-Based Acquisition (PBA) Lunch Time Learning Seminars are offered to all government agencies to provide information about PBA and the Seven Steps to Performance-Based Services Acquisition (PBSA) Process.

Target Audience:  The acquisition workforce including government senior managers, program/project managers, requirements personnel, quality assurance specialists, Contracting Officer’s Representatives, Contracting Officer’s Technical Representatives, subject matter experts and contracting officials involved in planning, evaluating, awarding, and managing a PBA. See the new training requirements in The Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers (April 25, 2007) and Using Performance-Based Acquisition to Meet Program Needs – Performance Goals, Guidance, and Training (May 22, 2007).

Session training provided by: Members of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) PBA Interagency Working Group such as Ronne Rogin and/or Gregory Garrett from Acquisition Solutions, Inc., the industry partners that worked with the government to establish and maintain the guide, and Julia Wise from OFPP.  

Cost:  Free 

Time:  1 to 2 hour session between the hours of 11:00 and 3:00.  Send an e-mail to to schedule a session.  One session will be conducted a month and are scheduled on a first-come, first serve basis.  Agencies in the same area are encouraged to combine their resources and host a session at a central location in their area.  Note:  Intensive team-based PBA training can be obtained from sources located on the Seven Steps to PBSA website available at

Location:  Your agency, if at least 25 people are planned for the session.  The sessions can only be held in the Baltimore/Washington/Virginia metropolitan area and you are required to coordinate the sessions for your agency.


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