Contract Cost and Documentation Navy

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Assignment 5: Contract Cost and Documentation for the Navy

Based on the same scenario as in Assignments 1, 2, 3 and 4, you are now considering the final factors needed for your proposal based on RFP #123456789,

Additional factors to consider are:
1. The other local competitor has removed their name from consideration and has requested to become your company’s sub-contractor due to your company’s patent on the specialty coating.
2. Your existing floor equipment is dated. However, you have learned that the Navy base has floor equipment which is not currently being used.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
1. Determine the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Provide a rationale for your response.
2. Determine the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Provide a rationale for your response.
3. Propose the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Provide a rationale for your response.
4. Determine, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Provide a rationale for your response.
5. Determine the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Provide a rationale for your response.
6. Use at least three (3) quality references Note: Wikipedia and other related 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:
• Describe the nature of government contracting, including authority, responsibilities, and legal considerations.
• Outline and explain the process for developing competitive proposals and source selection.
• Explain the process for administering and evaluating contract performance.
• Explain the various mechanisms for contract closeout.
• Use technology and information resources to research issues in federal acquisition and contract management.
• Write clearly and concisely about federal acquisition and contract management 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: 300 Assignment 5: Contract Cost and Documentation for the Navy
Criteria
Unacceptable
Below 60% F Meets Minimum Expectations
60-69% D
Fair
70-79% C
Proficient
80-89% B
Exemplary
90-100% A
1. Determine the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely determined the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Did not provide or incompletely provided a rationale for your response. Insufficiently determined the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your response. Partially determined the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Partially provided a rationale for your response. Satisfactorily determined the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response. Thoroughly determined the payment type (i.e., receiving progress payments, performance-based payments, or partial payments) you will use in your bid. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
2. Determine the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 10% Did not submit or incompletely determined the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Did not provide or incompletely provided a rationale for your response. Insufficiently determined the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your response. Partially determined the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Partially provided a rationale for your response. Satisfactorily determined the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response. Thoroughly determined the approach and the key terms that you would consider in requesting the use of the Navy’s floor equipment. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
3. Propose the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 15% Did not submit or incompletely proposed the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Did not provide or incompletely provided a rationale for your response. Insufficiently proposed the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your response. Partially proposed the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Partially provided a rationale for your response. Satisfactorily proposed the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response. Thoroughly proposed the quality control and inspection procedures that you believe should be included in your proposal. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
4. Determine, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 15% Did not submit or incompletely determined, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Did not provide or incompletely provided a rationale for your response. Insufficiently determined, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your response. Partially determined, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Partially provided a rationale for your response. Satisfactorily determined, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response. Thoroughly determined, because of your company’s private patent on the specialty floor coating, whether the Navy would or would not have a patent infringement objection for the use of the coating. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
5. Determine the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Provide a rationale for your response.
Weight: 15% Did not submit or incompletely determined the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Did not provide or incompletely provided a rationale for your response. Insufficiently determined the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your response. Partially determined the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Partially provided a rationale for your response. Satisfactorily determined the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your response. Thoroughly determined the mechanism for contract closeout your company would use with the Navy. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your response.
6. 3 references
Weight: 5% No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices. Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
7. Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and Formatting
Weight: 5% Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Numerous errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.
8. Appropriate use of APA in-text citations and reference section (if applicable, might not apply to some 100 level courses such as ACC100)
Weight: 5% Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference section. In-text citations and references are given, but not in APA format. In-text citations and references are provided, but they are only partially formatted correctly in APA style. Most in-text citations and references are provided, and they are generally formatted correctly in APA style. In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.

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