LEG 505 – Draft Request for Proposal (RFP)

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Required Resources

Feldman, S.W. (2016). Government contracts in a nutshell (6th ed.). St. .Paul, MN: LEG, Inc. d/b/a West Academic.

O’Conner, T. (2007). Understanding government contracts law (1st ed.). Vienna, VA: Management Concepts.

Supplemental Resources

Georgetown Law Library Website. (2011). General format. Retrieved from http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/guides/govtcontractslaw.cfm

Gordon, D. Tackling Waste in Contracting. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/09/29/tackling-waste-contracting

Keyes, W. N. (2012). Government contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulation. (3d ed.). New York, NY: Thomson West.

LexisNexis. Zimmerman’s Research Guide. (2013). Retrieved from http://law.lexisnexis.com/infopro/zimmermans/disp.aspx?z=1517

Assignment 2: Draft Request for Proposal (RFP)

Worth 150 points

Note: The assignments are a series of papers that build upon one another.

Imagine your agency is ready to solicit bids for a new project. You are tasked with drafting a Request for Proposal (RFP) that will appeal to the new contracting firm you outlined in Assignment 1. Note: You may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment. You must review the following law before you draft the RFP:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) § 15.303 (source selection);
  • FAR §§ 15.203, 15.204, 15.205, 15.206, 15.209, and 15.304 (preparing and issuing requests for proposals and amendments thereto);
  • FAR §§ 15.207 and 15.208 (submitting, receiving, handling, modifying, and revising proposals).

Write a seven (7) page RFP Sections paper in which you:

  • Apply the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.
  • Incorporate your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.
  • Include ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.
  • Suggest planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.
  • Use at least five (5) quality
    resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
    Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identify and apply the appropriate Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.
  • Analyze Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.
  • Analyze the planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and make recommendations to ensure the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.
  • Develop effective ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in government contract law.
  • Write clearly and concisely about government contract law using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 150

Assignment 2: Draft Request for Proposal (RFP)

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Apply the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely applied the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.

Partially applied the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.

Satisfactorily applied the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.

Thoroughly applied the appropriate FAR clauses to meet compliance in contract formulation and award.

2. Incorporate your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.
Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely incorporated your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.

Partially incorporated your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.

Satisfactorily incorporated your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.

Thoroughly incorporated your knowledge of Government Accountability Office reports / decisions to identify FAR compliance issues and contributing factors.

3. Include ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely included ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.

Partially included ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.

Satisfactorily included ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.

Thoroughly included ethical guidelines that minimize the risks and consequences of unethical contracting practices and ensure compliance with federal guidelines on fraud, fair contracting, and contract-related public policies.

4. Suggest planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely suggested planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.

Partially suggested planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.

Satisfactorily suggested planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.

Thoroughly suggested planned actions in soliciting and awarding contracts and ensuring that the government agency is in compliance with the FAR requirements.

5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

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