NCMA - National Contract Management Association

NCMA - National Contract Management Association The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world's leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management.
For new and experienced professionals, NCMA is the association that provides training, development, and certifications that enable our members to master today's challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities.
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What’s working? What’s not? What can we do about it? Join NCMA Solution Activators Ben McMartin, Michelle Currier, a...
10/29/2019

What’s working? What’s not? What can we do about it?

Join NCMA Solution Activators Ben McMartin, Michelle Currier, and Ryan Connell at #ncmagcms to figure out what we need to solve to advance our profession.

Come prepared to solve problems!

http://ow.ly/JMJd50wWJ67 #ncma

At #ncmagcms, NCMA will provide a crowdsourced format for attendees to advance the profession—identifying current chal...
10/25/2019

At #ncmagcms, NCMA will provide a crowdsourced format for attendees to advance the profession—identifying current challenges and developing solutions as a community. The focus for these discussions is on what works, what doesn’t, and how to improve things.

We call this "Power to the Solution Makers."

We look forward to seeing you in a few short weeks. Let’s get the discussion started! Leave your answers to the following questions in the comments below:

- What is the biggest challenge facing the contract management profession?

- How do you tackle that challenge on a daily basis?

#ncma

NCMA is now accepting Statement of Interest applications from current members to join NCMA’s national committees. From...
10/24/2019

NCMA is now accepting Statement of Interest applications from current members to join NCMA’s national committees. From October 7–November 7, you can submit to join 5 open seats, across NCMA’s five national committees. Click the link for more details. https://ncma.formstack.com/forms/governance_soi

Gain a comprehensive understanding of unallowable costs from the accounting and legal perspectives. Receive guidance on ...
10/24/2019

Gain a comprehensive understanding of unallowable costs from the accounting and legal perspectives. Receive guidance on how to avoid the risks; reduced profit margins, overbillings, fines, penalties, delays in final rates, and legal proceedings. This 90-minute, intermediate-level live webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute interactive Q&A session with the presenter. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. www.ncmahq.org/webinars #NCMA #NCMAwebinars

[SP] More innovation. Greater productivity. Join SourceAmerica in championing a more inclusive workforce. www.SourceAmer...
10/23/2019

[SP] More innovation. Greater productivity. Join SourceAmerica in championing a more inclusive workforce. www.SourceAmerica.org/NDEAM

We are excited to announce #NCMAgcms mainstage keynote speaker, Dr. Will Roper. Join us at our two-day symposium to hear...
10/22/2019

We are excited to announce #NCMAgcms mainstage keynote speaker, Dr. Will Roper. Join us at our two-day symposium to hear from the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. Register today to receive advanced pricing. http://ow.ly/43r850wQEj4

NCMA is hiring! If you or someone you know are a fit for our Member Advocate, Recruitment & Retention role, please use t...
10/21/2019

NCMA is hiring! If you or someone you know are a fit for our Member Advocate, Recruitment & Retention role, please use this link to apply: http://ow.ly/VKJk50wQoS5

The Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) process doesn’t have to be difficult. Get prepared with an overview, co...
10/10/2019

The Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) process doesn’t have to be difficult. Get prepared with an overview, common deficiencies, and CPSR Group’s cyber involvement during NCMA’s next live webinar. This 90-minute, intermediate-level live webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute interactive Q&A session with the presenter. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. http://ow.ly/3wLC50wHYRB

FAR/DFARS Update: A Mid-2019 Review. Back by popular demand! This recent NCMA hot topic webinar is now available as a co...
10/09/2019

FAR/DFARS Update: A Mid-2019 Review. Back by popular demand! This recent NCMA hot topic webinar is now available as a course. Discover why NCMA is a leader in the contract management community. Purchase Today. http://ow.ly/yBQV50wBLba

10/08/2019

The contract manager: your office's secret rock star. 🎸

Join the organization dedicated to your professional growth. Click here for more information: http://ow.ly/ssmc50wFVKe

NCMA is now accepting Statement of Interest applications from current members to join NCMA’s national committees. From...
10/07/2019

NCMA is now accepting Statement of Interest applications from current members to join NCMA’s national committees. From October 7–November 7, you can submit to join 5 open seats, across all five national committees. Read more about how you can be part of NCMA at the national level. http://ow.ly/cLLB50wAzrP

We're thrilled to welcome Joy White, Executive Director, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, U...
10/03/2019

We're thrilled to welcome Joy White, Executive Director, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, United States Air Force to the #NCMAgcms main stage. She'll be discussing her success stories around R&D contracting with nontraditional contractors. Read more about Joy at http://ow.ly/9zGI50wzV0t.

 DoD has released new requirements related to supply chain, risk management, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certificat...
10/01/2019
Achieve compliance with new DoD supply chain cybersecurity rules and maturity model

DoD has released new requirements related to supply chain, risk management, and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. Get informed of the changes and how to stay in compliance. http://ow.ly/k8tS50wyysx

As the number of ingress and egress points to applications and networks expands, cybercriminals are discovering new gateways to exploit government contractors and agencies. The supply chain is especially vulnerable: Attacks on global supply chains soared 78% in 2018, according to a recent report by....

Gain a new perspective on cost and price analysis as the presenter shares  firsthand experiences and issues encountered ...
09/26/2019

Gain a new perspective on cost and price analysis as the presenter shares firsthand experiences and issues encountered as both a government price evaluator (buyer), as well as a contractor pricing professional (seller). See how understanding the other side of cost and pricing can lead to successful awards and avoid big mistakes! This 90-minute, intermediate-level live webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute interactive Q&A session with the presenter. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. http://ow.ly/Zevf50wslju

#NCMAgcms opening keynote Palmer Luckey founded Oculus VR in 2012, which spearheaded the virtual reality industry and wa...
09/24/2019

#NCMAgcms opening keynote Palmer Luckey founded Oculus VR in 2012, which spearheaded the virtual reality industry and was later acquired by Facebook. Most recently, he founded Anduril Industries, a rapidly growing defense technology startup on a mission to solve critical defense problems. See Palmer on the main stage on December 9 at 8:00am. http://ow.ly/Gq6350wp8O3

LAST CHANCE! Advance your career with NCMA’s CPCM™ and CFCM™ listed behind your name. Need help getting there? Fal...
09/23/2019

LAST CHANCE! Advance your career with NCMA’s CPCM™ and CFCM™ listed behind your name. Need help getting there? Fall 2019 registration is closing for NCMA’s Online Prep Courses. Register by September 27. Be prepared for the test of your career! http://ow.ly/hXfV50wmsAo

Introducing the 2020 Class of NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program. NCMA is excited to prepare th...
09/20/2019

Introducing the 2020 Class of NCMA’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program. NCMA is excited to prepare these young professionals to be the next generation of leaders in the contract management community. http://ow.ly/2kK250wihav

09/20/2019
Other transaction (OT) agreements continue to be a hot topic in the contract management community. Learn 10 key things e...
09/19/2019

Other transaction (OT) agreements continue to be a hot topic in the contract management community. Learn 10 key things every contracting professional in the public and private sectors should know about OTs. This course and 50+ others are available for purchase in our Course Catalog. Just search by topic. Courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract management success. Ideal for you, no matter where you are in your career. www.ncmahq.org/coursecatalog

There was an abundance of FAR and DFARS core government regulation changes in 2019, and it's only September. Join us to ...
09/13/2019

There was an abundance of FAR and DFARS core government regulation changes in 2019, and it's only September. Join us to discover the changes and investigate their impact on contractors and the government. This 90-minute, live webinar is appropriate for all levels and consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute interactive Q&A session with the presenter. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. http://ow.ly/2iGC50w6N4Z

Tomorrow is the last day to save the most on #NCMAgcms registration! Breakout sessions are now available—plan ahead an...
09/12/2019

Tomorrow is the last day to save the most on #NCMAgcms registration! Breakout sessions are now available—plan ahead and choose the training schedule that fits your needs. http://ow.ly/AGGi50w7e5C

09/06/2019
GCMS 2018 Conference Highlights

One more week to save $175 on registration to our 38th Annual Government Contract Management Symposium! Join us December 9–10 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA to hear about what's working to drive the future of acquisition and how you can make a difference. Check out highlights from last year and learn more at http://ow.ly/MAI850vYlqr #NCMAgcms

Another record-breaking Government Contract Management Symposium! NCMA's Government Contract Management Symposium (GCMS) is an annual training event held in ...

09/05/2019
NCMA Member Stories: Melissa Starinsky

NCMA continues to support the professional goals of our members. Listen to what President-Elect Melissa Starinksy shared: youtu.be/4x-FFjNqF2Q

#NCMA60 #contractmanagement

Melissa Starinsky, NCMA's President-Elect, shares how NCMA has impacted her during her 30+ years as a member.

School is back in session for NCMA’s Online Prep Courses! Earn 40 credits during NCMA’s 10-week online prep course f...
08/28/2019

School is back in session for NCMA’s Online Prep Courses! Earn 40 credits during NCMA’s 10-week online prep course for the CFCM™ and CPCM™ exams. Registration closes September 27. Be prepared for the test of your career! http://ow.ly/gfKe50vMWwc

Obtain an in-depth review of the contractual risks inherent in complying with the “Cyber Clause.” Understand the reg...
08/22/2019

Obtain an in-depth review of the contractual risks inherent in complying with the “Cyber Clause.” Understand the regulations and uncover how contract managers can help mitigate these risks for their organizations. This intermediate-level, 90-minute live webinar consists of a 60-minute lecture followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with the presenter. Don’t miss this live e-learning event! Register today. http://ow.ly/Jbmi50vFSlt

NCMA CEO Kraig Conrad was honored to visit the Huntsville Chapter during their monthly meeting on August 15th.
08/21/2019

NCMA CEO Kraig Conrad was honored to visit the Huntsville Chapter during their monthly meeting on August 15th.

08/20/2019
Government Matters

Don't miss tonight's segment on Government Matters, featuring Deb Scheider, CPCM, Fellow, NCMA President, and CEO of SHD Consulting LLC; and Kelly Pickering, Senior Procurement Executive, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Hear how emerging technologies have changed acquisition professionals' jobs—allowing them to take on new responsibilities, as well as how leaders can prepare their organizations for these changes.

TONIGHT: Host Francis Rose discusses emerging tech contracting with top experts in the field. Watch "Contract Management: Modern, Adaptive, Connected" at 8:30p & 11:30p on WJLA 24/7 News. Presented by NCMA - National Contract Management Association

Couldn't make it to World Congress in Boston, or wanting more contracts training? We've got you covered. At GCMS 2019, w...
08/19/2019

Couldn't make it to World Congress in Boston, or wanting more contracts training? We've got you covered. At GCMS 2019, we’ll look at what’s driving the future of acquisition – what works and how we can change for the better. Learn more and register at http://ow.ly/rFM150vCoco. #NCMAgcms

The Sixth Edition of the Contract Management Body of Knowledge® (CMBOK®) is now available for purchase. It has been sl...
08/16/2019

The Sixth Edition of the Contract Management Body of Knowledge® (CMBOK®) is now available for purchase. It has been slightly updated from the Fifth Edition to align with the competencies found in the Contract Management Standard™ Publication (CMS™) Second Edition—now an accredited American National Standard (ANS) by the American National Standards Institute (ANS number: “ANSI/NCMA ASD 1-2019”). Get your copy today at http://ow.ly/ouOQ50vzNrF.

Join NCMA for our Online Annual Membership Meeting, hosted by NCMA President Debra Scheider, NCMA Past President Charlie...
08/06/2019

Join NCMA for our Online Annual Membership Meeting, hosted by NCMA President Debra Scheider, NCMA Past President Charlie Williams Jr., and NCMA CEO Kraig Conrad. They will discuss the successful initiatives of PY19 and how NCMA’s four strategic imperatives are supporting the growing Contract Management Community. Register Now! http://ow.ly/nt0s50vq0au

08/02/2019
World Congress 2019 Highlights

We had a great time at #NCMAwc in Boston! What did you love most about this year's World Congress?

They say "Everything's Bigger in Texas" and World Congress 2020 will be no exception! Hope to see you July 26-29, 2020, at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine. http://ow.ly/FiEN50vlyi8

Over 2,200 attendees joined us in Boston for our biggest World Congress to date. Save the date for World Congress 2020! July 26-29 at the Gaylord Texan in Gr...

Duncan Wardle, former Head of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company, closed out #NCMAwc with an inspiring...
07/31/2019

Duncan Wardle, former Head of Innovation and Creativity at The Walt Disney Company, closed out #NCMAwc with an inspiring and energetic talk about creating an innovative culture in the workplace. Give yourself time to think, ask provocative questions, break habits to stimulate your mind, and be brave.

Stacy Cummings, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Acquisition Enablers, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD),...
07/30/2019

Stacy Cummings, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Acquisition Enablers, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), kicks off day 3 discussing how the DoD is modernizing the #acquisition process by transforming the Defense Acquisition System to deliver capability at the speed of relevance. #NCMAwc

Great turnout and views at the Young Professionals Afterglow tonight to cap off the first full day of #NCMAwc!
07/29/2019

Great turnout and views at the Young Professionals Afterglow tonight to cap off the first full day of #NCMAwc!

07/29/2019

Did you know NCMA was founded in 1959? We’re showcasing our 60th Anniversary with a special installation at #NCMAwc, which highlights milestones from each decade. Come by to give a quick video testimonial to make yourself a part of NCMA’s story.

The Opening Reception at World Congress 2019 is underway! Colonial greeters, Boston “Tea Party” blending, a Sea Shan...
07/28/2019

The Opening Reception at World Congress 2019 is underway! Colonial greeters, Boston “Tea Party” blending, a Sea Shanty band, and giant Battleship! #wheninBoston #NCMAwc

Showcase your NCMA certification with your new digital credentials. Available for the first time, your NCMA certificatio...
07/24/2019

Showcase your NCMA certification with your new digital credentials. Available for the first time, your NCMA certification can be officially linked to your social media accounts. Check your inbox for an email detailing the next steps from Accredible, our digital badging software.

#MillennialTalk begins on Twitter in ONE HOUR! ⏲️ Be sure to follow @NCMA @ChelseaKrost @BarrettAll & @GoldieChan to...
07/23/2019

#MillennialTalk begins on Twitter in ONE HOUR! ⏲️ Be sure to follow @NCMA @ChelseaKrost @BarrettAll & @GoldieChan to keep track of the conversation.

It's almost time — don't miss our biggest World Congress yet! Join over 2,200 attendees specializing in contract manag...
07/23/2019

It's almost time — don't miss our biggest World Congress yet! Join over 2,200 attendees specializing in contract management, procurement, and acquisition across government, industry, and academia. http://ow.ly/kSeo50v8jym #NCMAwc

NCMA's #MillennialTalk Twitter chat, hosted by influencer marketing expert Chelsea Krost, is tomorrow night at 8pm EST! ...
07/22/2019

NCMA's #MillennialTalk Twitter chat, hosted by influencer marketing expert Chelsea Krost, is tomorrow night at 8pm EST! If you're curious about the differences between generations, market shifts caused by Millennial consumers, and key essentials for communicating with your target audience, be sure to follow along.

Learn more at ncmahq.org/millennialtalk

07/19/2019

NCMA's Member Get a Member campaign is live through July 31! If you're a member, spread the word about the NCMA community - you'll be entered to earn a year of free membership!

Learn more at ncmahq.org/mgam.

Learn how to establish/optimize a mentoring relationship or gain an understanding of the Cost Accounting Standards. Or y...
07/18/2019

Learn how to establish/optimize a mentoring relationship or gain an understanding of the Cost Accounting Standards. Or you can learn BOTH! Two new e-learning courses are now available for purchase in our Course Catalog. Just search by topic. Courses focus on key skillsets essential for contract management success. Ideal for you, no matter where you are in your career. www.ncmahq.org/coursecatalog

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