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GovCon Compliance Made Easy

A self-paced eLearning course covering compliance throughout the contracting life-cycle


Give your whole team access to short and easy to understand E-Briefings on more than 20 government contracting topics. Now, you can get the training you need on the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Accounting Standards, important compliance issues, price analysis and much more.

Gain comprehensive knowledge of GovCon Compliance, while learning at your own pace! This 4-hour course is broken down into quick concise modules, ranging from about 8-minutes to 20-minutes each. The modules are designed to be delivered as a single training course that can be completed in multiple sessions - so you can take as much or as little time as you want!

Compliance Training for any experience level! GovCon Compliance Made Easy provides a broad overview of the compliance requirements for US Government contracting, with particular attention to those contracts with prices based on estimated or actual costs. Although primarily designed for contractors new to government contracting, more experienced attendees can use this course to expand their knowledge beyond their immediate field.

Why register for this course?
  • Because the FAR says so - Ideal for demonstrating a culture of compliance mandated by the FAR
  • Compliance is complicated - It's straight-forward, compliance training made simple
  • You're busy - eLearning gives you the freedom of self-paced learning on your schedule
  • An untrained team is risky - Contracting compliance applies to all levels of employees and all stages of contracting
  • Low cost training - No travel spending or hours lost at the office
  • You'll earn credits - Attendees who complete this course will receive 8 NASBA CPE credits

FAR Benefit!

Augment your compliance training and internal controls programs! The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR 52.203-13), entitled Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct, requires contractors not represented as small businesses to establish an ongoing business ethics awareness and compliance program, as well as effective internal controls. Participating in this eLearning course can augment your company’s code of ethics and training programs by providing specific guidance on contractual obligations. Training can also be a significant part of an internal control system.

Course Pricing and Info

Course Details:
20 Micro-Modules, Self-Paced
(Valid for 6 months after redeeming code.) Click here for a full listing of the modules.
Course Pricing:
Single Registrant: $249
2-5 Registrants: $199/user
6+ Registrants: $99/user

Need Help?

Call - 1-800-677-3789
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Want to place this course on your own LMS?

This course is also available for licensing with unique customization and branding! Additionally, the SCORM compliant format can be uploaded to most major LMS platforms. For inquiries please contact Thompson Client Services at 800-677-3789 or

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to the Unique Nature of US Government Contracting
  2. Federal Acquisition Regulation Overview
  3. Acquisition Methods and Personnel
  4. Truth in Negotiations Act
  5. Representations and Certifications
  6. Contract Types
  7. Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 31 Cost Principles and Procedures
  8. Labor Accumulation and Distribution
  9. Cost Accounting Standards
  10. Billing, Invoicing, and Financing under US Government Contracts
  11. Subcontract Consent and Flowdown
  12. Socio-Economic Programs
  13. Protests, Disputes, and Appeals
  14. Contract Changes and Equitable Adjustments
  15. Procurement Integrity
  16. Contractor Relations with Current and Former US Government Employees
  17. Byrd Amendment and Lobbying Disclosure
  18. Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest & Reporting Suspected Irregular Conduct
  19. Foreign Sales and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  20. Government Contract Record Access and Record Retention

Meet Your Instructor!

Ki Capitano

Ki Capitano is a consultant with Capitano Consulting providing consultation, advice, assistance, and training on government contract financial and other regulatory compliance matters. Ki began his career in government contracting in 1976, working as a contract auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). While with the DCAA, he performed a full range of contract audits of government contractors and contract audit functions. He worked as an instructor at DCAA's contract audit institute in Memphis, TN designing, developing, and delivering training courses to DCAA auditors and managers in both technical and managerial subjects, as well as supporting briefings to industry and other government agencies, and worked at DCAA headquarters as program manager, responsible for a variety of audit initiatives. Ki also worked for KPMG Peat Marwick as a manager responsible for designing, developing, and delivering training courses and providing expert advice to clients regarding government contract regulatory compliance issues in a wide variety of areas. Ki holds an MBA from George Mason University and obtained his CPA certificate in 1980 for which he is currently not electing to hold license or title. He is a former member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society's Aerospace and Defense Specific Interest Group steering committee, and a current member of the Virginia Society of CPA’s.