Workshop on QBS Contracting for A/E Services
May 14, 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-instructed workshop reviewed the background of the qualifications based selection (QBS) process for procurement of professional services. Topics covered included the principle requirements of the Brooks Act and similar state laws, and provide details on all phases of implementing a successful contracting process, including acquisition planning, scopes of work, public notification, full and open competition, evaluation and selection, negotiations, contract award, contract management and administration. It also cover traditional design-bid-build versus design-build.
Bruce Ware, Engineering and Construction Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)