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National Contract Management Association


Management Concepts is a long-time supporter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), providing training and continuing education for professionals in the contract management field.

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Download the Complimentary Whitepaper: Preparing for the Future of Contracting

NCMA and Management Concepts interviewed over 20 senior contracting leaders currently working for government agencies to gather perceptions of how the contract management community might evolve over the next five years.
Download the whitepaper to get these leaders’ perspectives on:

  • Pros and cons of automation and big data
  • The essential role of soft skills in the new workforce
  • Preparing a new way of doing business
  • The importance of being proactive


Future of Contracting


Government Contract Management Symposium

December 3-4, 2020 | Virtual

Management Concepts is proud to be an exhibitor at the 39th annual Government Contract Management Symposium (GCMS), as we celebrate the 2020 theme, “The Path to Resilience”.

Visit us in the virtual Expo Hall to find out more about our newest courses for contracting professionals.

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Visit Our Virtual Booth

Our selection of acquisition and contracting course offerings ranges from introductory courses to advanced career level and continuing education opportunities, all available online.

Our newest courses include:

Emerging Technologies - Robotic Process Automation
Procurement Innovation—FAR Flexibilities
Other Transaction Authority (OTA)
Cybersecurity – Supply Chain Risk Management for Acquisition Personnel

Management Concepts is an approved Defense Acquisition University equivalent vendor. See how easy it is to find the courses you need with our ‘at-a-glance’ course listing, which is mapped to DAU course numbers, and highlights how our courses have evolved to meet the new FAC-C training guidelines.

Our contracting courses are taught by former federal and DoD contracting professionals, who understand the unique challenges contracting professionals face in an ever-changing field. Visit our Acquisition & Contracting webpage to browse our full list of courses and 2020-2021 dates.

Meet Our Staff

Schedule a meeting or stop by the booth to discuss options available to empower yourself and equip your team for mission success.

Beth Blazek

Beth Blazek
Executive Director

Steve Blizzard
Subject Matter Expert, Acquisition & Contracting

Vera Medici

Vera Medici
Events Marketing Manager

We look forward to meeting you at NCMA GCMS and sharing more information about how Management Concepts prepares contracting professionals for what’s happening now and what’s next.



Government Contract Management Symposium 2019

December 9-10, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to exhibit as well as present a session at the 2019 Government Contract Management Symposium in Crystal City, VA.
The session, entitled “Preparing for the Future of Contracting,” surrounded a new whitepaper produced in conjunction with NCMA staff, and a copy was included in the conference bags of all attendees.


1st Annual Partnership Appreciation Holiday Charity Social

December 12, 2019

Management Concepts was pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication of all of our partner organizations- including NCMA- by hosting our first ever partnership appreciation event. All members of our partner organizations were invited to attend and enjoy an evening of refreshments, networking, and festivities, all while supporting a good cause. This year we selected So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.) raising money and collecting the much-needed non-perishable food and toiletry items they need to fight homelessness and poverty.

View photos from the Holiday Charity Social on our Facebook page.


Government Contract Management Symposium 2018

December 3-4, 2018

The 2018 Government Contract Management Symposium was held in Crystal City, VA, and Management Concepts was ready to greet NCMA members and share information about our new and developing courses.

Much of the symposium discussion surrounding new initiatives and emerging technologies, including Agile methodology, robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence, and blockchain.

Instructor Opportunities

Management Concepts is currently recruiting individuals experienced in federal acquisition, contracting, and related fields to work on a contract basis as instructors, Subject Matter Experts, and to support client engagements. For details and available positions, visit or stop by Booth 42 to inquire or to drop off your resume for consideration.

Who We Are

For over 45 years, Management Concepts has designed and delivered scalable, customized, and targeted learning solutions for the Federal Government. From individual course delivery to comprehensive organizational plans, our singular focus is identifying and addressing workforce skill gaps.

How to Buy from Us

As a leading service provider for the Federal Government, Management Concepts is accessible to our customers through a number of contract vehicles including: the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Supply Schedules (FSS) contract, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts, Multi-agency Contracts (MACs), and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). For additional information click here.


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