VIENNA, Va., Nov.\u00a07, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --\u00a0Centre Consulting Inc., a government-focused training and consulting company in Tysons Corner, VA, is pleased to announce its certification as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by the U.S. Small Business Administration, through its private certifier the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111212/PH20968LOGO ) With a full catalog of acquisition, leadership, and program/project management courses, Centre's Federal Contracting Institute (FCI) is well-positioned to help federal agencies provide professional development and certification training to their acquisition workforce while meeting their WOSB contracting goals. "I decided to apply for this certification in response to numerous requests by federal agency customers," says Barbara S. Kinosky, President of Centre Consulting. Courses are conducted in Centre's Tysons Corner, VA training center, as well as onsite at federal agencies. Popular titles include: Best Value Source Selection Writing Statements of Work Contract Closeout Negotiation Strategies and Techniques 7 Steps to Avoid Bid Protests Appropriations Law Boot Camp for GSA Contracting Service Contract Act for Government CON 100 Shaping Smart Business Arrangements CON 120 Mission-Focused Contracting CON 215 Intermediate Contracting for Mission Support COR Certification (8, 24 and 40 CLP Options) For a full catalog, agendas and registration information go to www.centreconsult.com. Centre's FCI curriculum is aligned with the learning objectives established by predominant standard-setting organizations such as FAI, DAU, and PMI. Courses in the CON curriculum are DAU-equivalent. Centre's training programs use case studies, team discussions and exercises to reinforce important learning theories. Real-life examples and best practices are stressed in each course. FCI's training is interactive and lively. Centre's experts combine experience with the latest in adult learning processes. Centre is an NCMA Educational Partner and a PMI Registered Education Provider. Courses are available on GSA MOBIS Schedule #GS-10F-0040S. SOURCE Centre Consulting Inc.