In corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities. This acquisition test is for you if you are a business student!
Upon receipt of funds
Once a purchase request is received
As soon as an agency need is identified
Immediately upon completion of the source selection plan
An acquisition strategy panel (ASP)
An expeditionary sourcing group (ESG)
An enterprise souring squadron (ESS)
A business support squadron (BSS)
The head of the contracting agency (HCA)
The program manager
The technical team
Between $8M and $25M
Between the SAT and $10M
Restate terms a permit the acquisition of commercial items
Cancel the solicitation and resolicit using military specifications
Issue the award on a sole-source basis
Dissolve the small business set-aside
Constraints to competition
Review of offeror past performance
Detailed analysis of cost and pricing data
Identification of source selection evaluation criteria
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES)
Mission support group commander
Contracting squadron commander
Base supply officer
At whatever price is stated on the schedule
At prices listed above market value
10% above fair market value
At prices not to exceed fair market value
Award it anyway because it is mandatory
Give FPI a chance to change their offer
Use competitive procedures to acquire the product
Change the time of delivery so that FPI can compete
Establishing prices for supplies and services
Establishing rules and regulations to implement the AbilityOne Act
Providing everything from workplaces, security, and supplies to telecommunications
Determining supplies and services to be purchased by all entities of the government from AbilityOne participating nonprofit agencies.
The amount paid and the basis for the award decision.
The selected contractor and the contractors contact information.
A description of the supply or service purchased and how long competed.
The basis for the award decision and when the follow-on requirement will be competed.
The amount paid
The basis for the award decision
The contractor that the customer chose
A description of the supply or service purchased.
The price indicated on the independent government estimate.
Location of work and delivery schedule.
Description of work to be performed.
Security clearance requirements
When mandated to provide a debrief by GSA
Upon request due to the award being based on factors other than price
Upon request due to the award being based solely on price.
The CO does not have provide additional information
An urgent and compelling need exists and following the procedures would result in delays
The CO has been directed by leadership ordered to choose a certain contractor.
The local contractor knows the base processes better.
The CO wanted to award to the previous contractor.
The contracting officer.
A general or flag officer equivalent.
The command contracting director.
Equipment is to be used on an “as-needed” basis
Purchase cost will exceed cumulative leasing costs
Cumulative leasing costs will exceed purchase costs.
Circumstances require the immediate and short-term use of equipment
Historically underutilized business zone (HUBZone).
Small disadvantaged business (SDB).
Women-owned small business (WOSB).
Small disadvantaged veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).
Be located in a HUBZone
Have at least 35 percent of its employees reside in a HUBZone
Be at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more United States (US) citizens.
Be at least 51 percent owned by one or more citizens who live in a HUBZone.
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