Guide to Contract Pricing: Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors and Government Agencies / Edition 3

Guide to Contract Pricing: Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors and Government Agencies / Edition 3

by J. Edward Murphy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567261272

ISBN-13: 9781567261271

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Management Concepts, Incorporated

This master reference - now in its 3rd edition - puts everything you need to know about government pricing rules and regulations in one easy-to-use volume. Guide to Contract Pricing will help you learn how the government does business and help you perform every step of the contracting process successfully. You'll ...

  • Master the steps of the sealed bid

Overview

This master reference - now in its 3rd edition - puts everything you need to know about government pricing rules and regulations in one easy-to-use volume. Guide to Contract Pricing will help you learn how the government does business and help you perform every step of the contracting process successfully. You'll ...

  • Master the steps of the sealed bid process
  • Improve your skills at evaluating bids, proposals, and quotations
  • Perfect your ability to analyze direct and indirect labor costs
  • Grasp the fine points of GSA's structured profits guidelines
  • Discover how to determine the current cost-of-money rate

... to improve your chances for securing a fair and reasonable price ... or profit!

Take the worry and guesswork out of the contracting process. This practical reference offers valuable insight and specific guidelines so you'll know:

  • How to forecast the likely price of an acquisition
  • How to calculate semi-variable costs
  • How to allocate direct costs
  • When cost accounting standards do - and don't - apply
  • How to certify cost or pricing data
  • How to estimate labor hours based on standards
  • What factors to consider in analyzing an engineering labor proposal
  • How to validate unit prices
  • When to allocate overhead cost on material rather than labor
  • How different allocation bases affect cost
  • The two-step method for analyzing G&A rates
  • Principles of structured profit guidelines
  • Allowable profit adjustments for cost-reimbursement and fixed-price contracts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567261271
Publisher:
Management Concepts, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
225

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Basic Pricing Policy and Concepts
Chapter 2: Contracting Methods and Contract Types:  Pricing IMP Implications
Chapter 3: Price Analysis
Chapter 4: Cost Principles and Cost Classifications
Chapter 5: Obtaining Cost or Pricing Data (All New FAR Citations)
Chapter 6: Analysis of Direct Labor Costs
Chapter 7: Analysis of Direct Material and Other Direct Costs
Chapter 8: Analysis of Indirect Costs
Chapter 9: Facilities Capital Cost of Money
Chapter 10: Profic or Fee Determination
Appendices

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