Course Curriculum

    1. Video Lesson with Christoph: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Government Contracts

    2. SUMMARY PLAYBOOK: Yours to download and keep forever!

    3. QUIZ: multiple-choice test of knowledge to reinforce key points

  • $300.00
  • 1 hour of video content
  • Government Contracts Law 101: Avoid rookie mistakes!
  • Termination, changes, small biz set-asides, ethics, bid protests
  • Subcontracts negotiation, redlining, and business strategy

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consulting client: 8a + WOSB small business owner

“The instructor was as good as I have ever had in a Gov’t class. Truly outstanding in his ability to present the course content and make the class both enjoyable, an excellent learning experience, and fast-paced.”


“Christoph was instrumental in advising us in an easy to understand way how to successfully resolve our challenges. Over the years we’ve continued to reach out to Christoph for his expertise.”

consulting client: federal contractor for several agencies

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consulting client: SDVOSB small business owner

“Honestly, one of the best courses I have taken in my 15+ year Government career. Thank you.”


“Christoph is an outstanding instructor. His knowledge of the subject is excellent!”


Government contracts law, in plain English

Easy decision. Your instructor is the bestselling author of The Government Contracts in Plain English Series of books AND a former contracting officer! This course is helpful for ANYONE, not just lawyers. Learn the basics of government contracts law, quickly and easily.

Meet your instructor, Christoph Mlinarchik

Top consultant, instructor, and expert witness-- and former contracting officer!

Christoph Mlinarchik

Christoph explains government contracts in plain English, just like his bestselling books! Christoph Mlinarchik, JD, CFCM, PMP is a former contracting officer, top consultant, instructor, and expert witness, and the bestselling author of The Government Contracts in Plain English Series of books. Christoph has taught or trained 1000+ professionals nationwide—from novices to C-level executives. With experience in both government and industry, Christoph has the unique combination to help you succeed. Christoph has negotiated, reviewed, or managed billions of dollars of government contracts over the course of his career. This real-world experience provides an invaluable perspective for clients. Email for consulting services beyond 1-hour sessions.

Ready to learn, quickly and easily?

We'll cover the surprises in federal contract law, subcontracts, FAR clause flow-downs, terminations, ethics, bid protests, teaming agreements, and practical, real-world advice from a seasoned expert!

Steer clear of rookie mistakes as you learn the legal landmines and problematic pitfalls.

VIP Consulting Session

  • $400.00

    $400.00Consulting and Coaching with Christoph

    Get 1 hour of personalized training, consultation, and coaching. Ask me anything! Your chance to meet with the author of The Government Contracts in Plain English Series.
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