Principles f the Federal Acquisition Regulation

Principles f the Federal Acquisition Regulation

BUS 319- Principles of Federal Acquisition Regulation
Assignment 1: Small-Business Opportunities With the Navy

Write a 3-4 page paper in which you do the following:
Imagine that you are the owner of a small floor refinishing business that provides a specialty coating product for ceramic tile and marble floors. There is no other local flooring business that provides this service. Having recently received a patent on your product, you are ready to expand your business by competing for Navy contracts at the local base, which is located a few miles away. The services you want to sell are the specialty coating, the application of the coating, and a regular maintenance schedule. Your company consists of you, one office assistant, and two production employees. 
Include discussions of  the nature of government contracting, authority, responsibilities, and legal considerations including certain sections of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Explain the government acquisition process using sealed bidding, negotiations, and alternative contracting methods.
Note: You will be referencing this business throughout all three assignments for this course. Please use First Name, Last Name, Inc.  (Ingrid Harris, Inc.) as the name of your company throughout these assignments.

Question # 1
Develop your companys acquisition and planning strategy for obtaining a contract.

Question # 2
Analyze the manner in which utilizing Smart Pay or a similar program in electronic contracting will assist your company and the Navy. Provide a rationale for your response.
Info on Smart Pay -https://smartpay.gsa.gov/content/about-gsa-smartpay

Formatting instruction:
1.    APA Format -Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with 1-inch margins on all sides; (2) citations and references must follow APA format  (3) Use at least three quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources

Each question will serve as headers in your paper.

Example of paper format

Introduction

Ingrid Harris, Inc. is an 8(a) Disadvantaged Small-Owned  Business that provides a specialty coating product for ceramic tile and marble floors. Ingrid Harris is the only local flooring business that provides this service.

Develop your companys acquisition and planning strategy for obtaining a contract.

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Analyze the manner in which utilizing Smart Pay or a similar program in electronic contracting will assist your company and the Navy. Provide a rationale for your response.

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