Mysteries of the FAR Revealed: Using the AASHTO Audit Guide: Course One - Orlando 2018

Monday, January 15 - Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Curriculum Track: Finance and Economics

Member Organization: National Events

Faculty: Dan Purvine, President of A/E Clarity Consulting & Training and Diana Strassmaier, CPA, CCIFP, Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, P.A. 

This course is worth 16 hours of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits and 14 PDHs (Professional Development Hours).

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COURSE 1: Indirect Cost Rates: Development

This two-day course details how to apply the AASHTO Audit Guide in the development and administration of A/E consultant direct and indirect costs and rates.

  • Employing appropriate requirements, concepts, and tools necessary to develop and apply indirect cost rates to A/E contracts.
  • Describing the required components of compliant internal controls.
  • Preparing an appropriate analysis necessary to demonstrate the reasonableness of compensation.
  • Interpreting and applying Federal and State laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Explaining various components of the external oversight framework including ethics, dispute resolution, and the FHWA function.
  • Comparing and distinguishing between contract types and implications on account costing and billing.

Who should attend: All DOT and A/E firm personnel who administer/manage contracts; develop/review RFPs and contracts for government procurement; build/review cost proposals; perform indirect cost rate audits; and provide oversight of contracts and costs.


Public Sector: $495

Private Sector: $795


HDR Engineering, Inc.
315 E. Robinson St. #400
Orlando, FL 32801

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Online Instructions: Click here to register


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Refunds, Credits, Substitutions, and Cancellations

For cancellations received at least 15 days prior to program date, ACEC will issue a full refund. For cancellations received between 14 days and 3 days prior to program date, ACEC will issue credits toward any ACEC online class, live or on-demand. Credits are valid for 6 months from issue date. For cancellations received 2 days or less before a program date, no refunds or credits will be issued. Refunds or credits will not be issued for "no-shows." Registrants may choose another online class or substitute attendee/s without penalty at any time. Contact for further information.




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