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Westgate Center for Leadership & Management Development

University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

FTA Procurement Overview


Presented in Partnership with Caltrans Division of Mass Transportation.


A results-oriented program to help your agency stay compliant with FTA Procurement policies.

Full Day Workshop - Topics Include:

  • The FTA Contracting Frame Work
  • Caltrans Procurement Requirements from a Subrecipient Perspective
  • Why Do You Need a Written Procurement Manual?
  • Written Record of Procurement History
  • Independent Estimate
  • Protest Procedures
  • The Fiduciary Duties of Determining Costs are Fair and Reasonable
  • Satisfactory Procurement Methods
  • Contract Options

Course Overview

The Federal Transit Administration requires recipients and sub-recipients of federal funding to follow certain guidelines contained primarily in the FTA Master Agreement and FTA Circular 4220.1F. This course will provide the attendees with an opportunity to learn about these requirements to increase their level of knowledge and conformity to the FTA requirements.

Who Should Attend

Inventory Personnel, Maintenace Managers, Project Managers, Grants Administrators, Board Members, Finance Managers, Procurement Officers, Contract Administrators, Planning Managers, Chief Administration Officers, Chief Operations Officers, Safety and Security Personnel and anyone else working with federal funds.

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, attendees should: Have acquired working knowledge of the FTA Third Party procurement requirements.

Course Fee: $350

The course fee includes all instructional materials and a $25 non-refundable registration fee. A $325 CalTrans Scholarship is available for eligible participants. 

Upcoming Training Dates

April 14, 2020 - OmniTrans, San Bernardino, CA 
*Due to COVID 19, this workshop has been postponed. We will announce the new date soon.

To register, first Apply for CalTrans Scholarship
For OmniTrans employees, please contact Suzanne Pfeiffer (909-379-7261 | in order to register for this course. You do not need to fill out the application form.

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* Other locations and dates to be announced.

We are always looking for agencies interested in hosting the program. Registration fees will be waived for all participants from the hosting agencies. Please email if your agency might be interested in hosting. Thank you.

For more information call: 209.946.2956