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HCATS 8A Human Capital and Training Solutions 8A (HCATS 8A) - There are two ways to access HCaTS 8(a):1) is through Delegated Procurement Authority (DPA) and 2) is through Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS). Only an authorized user, who has a DPA for HCaTS contracts may solicit, award, and administer a task order on HCaTS Contracts. To register for DPA and download HCaTS Ordering Guide please visit HCaTS website (gsa.gov/hcats). All orders issued under HCaTS 8(a) are automatically considered set-aside for 8(a) program participants as only 8(a) program participants were awarded an HCaTS 8(a)contract. There are three Key Services Areas (KSAs) identified in HCaTS 8(a): 1) Customized Training and Development Services, 2) Customized Human Capital Strategy Services, and 3) Organizational Performance Improvement. Customized Training includes, but is not limited to, training that is developed and/or delivered to any Federal employee to enhance knowledge, skills and abilities related to a specific title, series and/or function on any subject matter, or general knowledge, skills and abilities. Customized Employee Development Services includes, but is not limited to, services provided to any Federal employee to develop and/or enhance their general, mission-specific, management and/or leadership knowledge, skills. and abilities. A service that is provided to any Federal employee to coach them throughout their transition(s) in the Federal government. The scope of Human Capital Strategy Services includes a broad range of human capital and human resources services. The services included as part of talent management and human capital management are: HR strategy, organizational and position management, staff acquisition, performance management, compensation management, HR development, employee relations, labor relations and separation management. Organizational Performance Improvement includes improved performance requiring changes in how people are organized around business processes, changes to the processes themselves, tools created to sup

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HCATS 8A Pool1: Professional & Management Development Training
Category Description
HCATS 8A POOL1 HCATS 8A Pool1: Professional & Management Development Training - This Pool must be used for 8(a) Set-Aside Task Orders Only. All Awardees are 8(a) program participants. NOTE: SBA Acceptance is needed for Sole-Source (Direct) 8(a) task order awards. For 8(a) direct award, see the list of the 8(a) contractors and their point of contacts on HCaTS website (gsa.gov/hcats).

Pool 1 NAICS Codes: 611430, 611699, 624310.

This Pool is comprised of efforts engaged in the three Key Services Areas (KSAs) identified in HCaTS: 1) Customized Training and Development Services, 2) Customized Human Capital Strategy Services, and 3) Organizational Performance Improvement. Customized Training includes, but is not limited to, training that is developed and/or delivered to any Federal employee to enhance knowledge, skills and abilities related to a specific title, series and/or function on any subject matter, or general knowledge, skills and abilities. Customized Employee Development Services includes, but is not limited to, services provided to any Federal employee to develop and/or enhance their general, mission-specific, management and/or leadership knowledge, skills and abilities. A service that is provided to any Federal employee to coach them throughout their transition(s) in the Federal government. The scope of Human Capital Strategy Services is inclusive of, but not limited to a broad range of human capital and human resources services. The services may include as part of talent management and human capital management are: HR strategy, organizational and position management, staff acquisition, performance management, compensation management, HR development, employee relations, labor relations and separation management. Organizational Performance Improvement is inclusive of, but not limited to, improved performance requiring changes in how people are organized around business processes, changes to the processes themselves, and the tools created to support those processes, and changes in management practices.
HCATS 8A Pool2: Human Resources Consulting Services
Category Description
HCATS 8A POOL2 HCATS 8A Pool2: Human Resources Consulting Services - This Pool must be used for 8(a) Set-Aside Task Orders Only. All Awardees are 8(a) program participants. NOTE: SBA Acceptance is needed for Sole-Source (Direct) 8(a) task order awards. For 8(a) direct award, see the list of the 8(a) contractors and their point of contacts on HCaTS website(gsa.gov/hcats).

Pool 2 NAICS Codes: 541611, 541612, 541613, 541618, 611710.

This Pool is comprised of efforts engaged in the three Key Services Areas (KSAs) identified in HCaTS: 1) Customized Training and Development Services, 2) Customized Human Capital Strategy Services, and 3) Organizational Performance Improvement. Customized Training includes, but is not limited to, training that is developed and/or delivered to any Federal employee to enhance knowledge, skills and abilities related to a specific title, series and/or function on any subject matter, or general knowledge, skills and abilities. Customized Employee Development Services includes, but is not limited to, services provided to any Federal employee to develop and/or enhance their general, mission-specific, management and/or leadership knowledge, skills and abilities. A service that is provided to any Federal employee to coach them throughout their transition(s) in the Federal government. The scope of Human Capital Strategy Services is inclusive of, but not limited to a broad range of human capital and human resources services. The services included as part of talent management and human capital management are: HR strategy, organizational and position management, staff acquisition, performance management, compensation management, HR development, employee relations, labor relations and separation management. Organizational Performance Improvement is inclusive of, but not limited to, improved performance requiring changes in how people are organized around business processes, changes to the processes themselves, and the tools created to support those processes, and changes in management practices.