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The three primary purposes of Source Selection Planning are:

• Provide a structured, fair, impartial evaluation of offerors
• Maximize **competition and innovation**
• Select best source


What describes the source selection process for a particular acquisition, is prepared by Program Office – Source Selection IPT and is approved by the SSA

The Source Selection Plan


What are the two ways to derive greatest overall benefit or “Best Value” IAW FAR 15.101.

• Tradeoff Source Selection Process
• Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA)


What must be defined for each factor/sub-factor and are used to determine whether a proposal fails to meet, meets, or exceeds factor/sub-factor requirements

Proposal standards


What are the roles and responsibilities of the Source Selection IPT

• Develops Source Selection Plan (SSP)
• Develops evaluation Factors/Sub-factors
• Establishes relative weights/importance of Factors
• Defines evaluation standards for each Sub-factor
• Establishes rating methods (words or colors)


Providing oversight of SSEB and selecting the contractor whose proposal will be the most advantageous to Government are the roles and responsibilities of the _____________

Source Selection Authority (SSA)


What is the difference between the Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) and the Source Selection Advisory Council (SSAC).

• SSEB evaluated contractors based on RFP criteria
• SSAC evaluates contractors based on past performance and similar criteria if the contract is over $100


A Source Selection Advisory Council (SSAC) Required on solicitations over ______

$100 million


Source Selection Procedures require _______________rating criteria and descriptions for ________ and past performance factors.

Standardized, technical


The purpose of the evaluation criteria in the Source Selection Plan is to assist in evaluating how well each offeror’s approach:

• meets RFP requirements
• identify strengths and weaknesses in proposals
• distinguish among proposals.


What is the only time that the evaluation rating guidelines are released to offerors?

When there is a protest


Fact-finding and analysis typically include some of the following:

• Technical
• Cost
• price analysis


One indicator of the financial health of an offeror is their ________________ which help measure the performance of a firm in the marketplace.

profitability ratios


______________shows the results of the company's business activities over a period of time, expressed as income. The form presents the net income over time.

An Income Statement


What are the Five Cost Allowability Criteria:

• Reasonableness
• Allocability
• Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Contract Terms
• Cost Principles in accordance with FAR Part 31