The MAS Consolidation effort is to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience by consolidating GSA’s 24 legacy Multiple Award Schedules into one single Schedule, called the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS).
MAS is one of the largest contracts in the federal government. It delivers federal, state, and local customer agencies the tools and expertise needed to shorten procurement cycles, ensure compliance, and obtain the best value for innovative technology products, services and solutions. The Schedule is composed of Special Item Numbers (SINs). This is a categorization method that groups similar products, services, and solutions together to aid in the acquisition process.
Professional Services Category SINs
The Professional Services Category encompasses 10 subcategories of which SBD holds 2 SINs within Business Administration Services and Training.
Business Administration Services Subcategory
The Business Administration Services subcategory includes a full range of management and consulting services that can improve a federal agency's performance, and help customers meet their mission goals. This category includes Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants Management Support, Business Program and Project Management Services, and Business Information Services (BIS).
SIN 541611 - Management and Financial Consulting, Acquisition and Grants Management Support, and Business Program and Project Management Services
This includes operating advice and assistance on administrative and management issues. Examples include: strategic and organizational planning, business process improvement, acquisition and grants management support, facilitation, surveys, assessment and improvement of financial management systems, financial reporting and analysis, due diligence in validating an agency’s portfolio of assets and related support services, strategic financial planning, financial policy formulation and development, special cost studies, actuarial services, economic and regulatory analysis, benchmarking and program metrics, and business program and project management. Inherently Governmental services as identified in FAR 7.503 or by the ordering agency are prohibited. It is the responsibility of the Contracting Officer placing the order to make this determination. Ordering activities must require prospective contractors to identify potential conflicts of interest and address those, prior to task order award. Personal services as defined in FAR 37.104 are prohibited
The Training subcategory includes support personnel and services for educational needs, including training. Professional and Management Development Training, Educational Support Services, Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials, Off-the-Shelf Training Devices and Training Materials, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Professional Development Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel, and Flight Training.
SIN 611430 - Professional and Management Development Training
This includes Services include offering an array of short duration courses and seminars for management and professional development. Training for career development may be provided directly to individuals or through employers' training programs, and courses may be customized or modified to meet the special needs of customers. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the establishment's or agency's training facilities, and through diverse means, such as correspondence, television, the Internet, or other electronic and distance-learning methods. The training provided may include the use of simulators and simulation methods. Examples include Training Services that are instructor led Training or Web Based Training of Education Courses, Course Development and Test Administration, Learning Management, and Internships; Environmental Training Services in order to meet Federal mandates and Executive Orders; training of agency personnel to deal with media and media responses; Logistics Training Services related to system operations, automated tools for supply and value chain management, property and inventory management, distribution and transportation management, and maintenance of equipment and facilities; Audit & Financial training services related to course development and instruction required to support audit, review, financial assessment and financial management activities. Any firm offering Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Training for Acquisition Workforce Personnel will include and identify only DAWIA and FAC-C courses that have been deemed DAU equivalent or approved by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI). NOTE: In accordance with OMB Policy Letter 05-01, civilian agencies must follow the course equivalency determinations accepted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to ensure that core training is comparable across the workforce and qualifies for certification. When procuring FAC-C and DAWIA training for the audience identified below, the task order level Contracting Officer shall confirm that the courses being acquired are listed on one of the following websites: https://www.fai.gov/training/find-and-register-for-courses OR https://icatalog.dau.edu/appg.aspx (click on commercial vendors). Training Audience-Acquisition professionals interested in completing FAC-C or DAWIA
Federal Supply Schedule
02/15/2017 – 02/16/2022; 02/15/2022 – 02/16/2027; 02/15/2027 – 02/16/2032; 02/15/2032 – 02/16/2037
FFP, T&M, LH, CR, I, BPA
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