INSTRUCTIONS Federal Contracting / Week 3 Learning Activity #1 FAR Part 9

INSTRUCTIONS
Federal Contracting / Week 3
Learning Activity #1
FAR Part 9 describes contractor qualifications. What are the general standards all contractors must possess? Please provide a brief description of the standard and explain why each standard is important.
Learning Activity #2
After reading “Market Research: A Guide for Contracting Officers” why is market research done, when is market research done, and what are some ways to conduct market research?
Read:
– Proposal Analysis and Market Research Reports (Under Course Resources)
– FAR | Acquisition.GOV:
Part 9 Contractor Qualification
Part 10 Market Research
REFERENCES
Market Research: A Guide for Contracting Officers
MARKET RESEARCH A Guide for Contracting Officers. (2012). https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/mkt_workbook.pdf
Government Contract Actions and Contractor Qualifications
BERSON, B. L. (2014). Government Contract Actions and Contractor Qualifications. Quality, 53(8), 20.
Federal Acquisition Regulation
FAR | Acquisition.GOV. (2019). Acquisition.gov; ACQ.gov. https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far