In today’s resource-constrained Government environment, the role of acquisition professionals in spending billions of taxpayer dollars to meet mission goals efficiently, wisely, and fairly is more important than ever. Agencies must ensure the acquisition workforce has the strategic vision, knowledge, skills, and tools they need to meet these requirements.

Since 2007, Carney has developed numerous training and performance strategies and solutions for the Federal Government’s acquisition workforce. Carney’s extensive solutions address all phases of the acquisition and contracting life cycles, reaching thousands of acquisition professionals across all agencies. Key clients include the Federal Acquisition Institute, the Defense Acquisition University, and the acquisition organizations within the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Navy.

Services and Solutions

  • Curriculum analysis and recommendations
  • Training evaluations
  • Competency mapping and analysis
  • Communication and outreach plans
  • Web-based training
  • Instructor-led training materials
  • Seminars and presentations
  • Communication and outreach materials
  • Performance support tools
  • Guides and standards for training developers
  • Training updates and enhancements

Selected Projects

  • Acquisition Career Management
  • Acquisition Fundamentals of Project and Program Management
  • Buy American Act
  • Cash Management
  • Certificate of Competency
  • Chief Acquisition Officer Seminar
  • Combating Human Trafficking
  • Competition and Contract Types Seminar
  • CON 110 Revision
  • CON 111 Revision
  • CON 112 Revision
  • Contingency Contracting Corps Portal
  • Contract Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Contracting Basics
  • Contracting Officer’s Representative Level 1
  • COTR Refresher
  • Discretionary Grants
  • Federal Acquisition Service: Awarding GSA Schedules
  • Federal Acquisition Service: Using GSA Schedules—Advanced
  • Federal Acquisition Service; Using GSA Schedules
  • Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)
  • Formula Grants
  • Green Purchasing for Civilian Acquisition
  • Indirect Costs
  • Interagency Acquisitions (WBT and Performance Support Tools)
  • Interest Based Negotiations
  • Internal Controls
  • Introduction to Price Analysis
  • Preparing an Independent Government Cost Estimate Online Guide
  • SAFETY Act
  • Small Business Programs