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Apr 30, 2013

NOVACES Awarded Contract with Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy to Provide Training for the Supply Chain Management School

The Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA) will receive Principles of Inventory Management Training from the NOVACES and APICS DC Metro team under this five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement.

(PRWEB) April 30, 2013

NOVACES, a leading management consulting and training firm for government performance improvement, announced today that it has been competitively awarded a contract with the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA) to provide training courses related to supply chain management called Principles of Inventory Management.

The VAAA was created to address the growing acquisition workforce challenge facing the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Government overall. With the downsizing from the last decade and the loss of institutional knowledge resulting from baby-boomer retirements, the acquisition workforce has been strained to keep pace with the increased amount of and complexities associated with outsourced work in support of the VA mission.

The Blanket Purchase Agreement awarded to NOVACES and its team member APICS DC Metro has a five-year period of performance. Work will be performed at the VAAA facility in Frederick, MD as well as other locations.

The contract will provide classroom and lab instruction training Principles of Inventory Management Training Systems. NOVACES and APICS DC Metro will deliver between 10 to 20 courses per year. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform as Chief Logistical Officers (CLO), Inventory Management Specialists, as well as other inventory management positions.

“We are very pleased to have this opportunity to help VA manage its inventories and supply chain most effectively in these challenging times when cutbacks are unavoidable" said NOVACES CEO Dr. Bahadir Inozu. The courses are scheduled to begin in May 2013.


NOVACES, a management consulting firm headquartered in New Orleans, LA, provides performance improvement and project management services to both public and private sector organizations. NOVACES helps clients build capabilities in today's most effective management methodologies to achieve breakthrough operational and financial results. More information can be found at or by calling 1-855-NOVACES.

APICS DC Metro Chapter

The APICS DC Metro Chapter provides valuable training and networking opportunities to operations management professionals in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area and surrounding communities. The chapter provides information about local, regional, national, and international events for the operations management professional as well as links to resources that will help increase proficiency in the field of operations management.


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