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GovCon Compliance 101

GovCon Compliance 101 provides a broad overview of the compliance requirements for US Government contracting. This self-paced eLearning course covers compliance throughout the contracting life-cycle 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.

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.

Plus, this 4-hour GovCon Compliance 101 eLearning course from Thompson Grants is ideal for demonstrating a culture of compliance mandated by the FAR:

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 Outline 

20 Micro-Modules, Self-Paced

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


  • Individual Registration: $249
  • Students 2-5: $199/user
  • Students 6+: $99/user
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

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.