Project Description


This Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course includes the basic knowledge and skills required for a new contracting professional to demonstrate initial readiness for a contracting career and in post award contract administration.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the fundamental concepts that ensure quality assurance in contract performance.
  • Summarize the aspects of managing subcontracts.
  • Summarize the requirements to monitor the prime contractor’s small business subcontracting plan.
  • Given the FAR, DFARS and Procedures, Guidance and Information (PGI) and agency supplements, summarize the characteristics of managing changes during contract performance.
  • Describe contract interpretation and disputes.
  • Summarize contract termination.
  • Given the FAR, DFARS and Procedures, Guidance and Information (PGI), outline the key elements of managing contract close out for the buyer and seller
  • Summarize procedures associated with the final disposition of Government property as identified in the FAR, DFARS, and Federal Management Regulation
  • Recognize the buyer and sellers actions to reconcile the contract for closeout
  • Identify contract closeout reporting requirements as described in the FAR, DFARS, and DFARS PGI.
  • Describe the contract administration planning, administration, and post-award processes.
  • Summarize the characteristics of contract payment, contract files, and funds management during contract execution.
  • Describe contract communication mechanisms for contract execution.
  • Recognize when post-award situations require contractor cost information submission

Course Details

  • Course Length – 54 hours over 19 Days (live and self-paced instruction), 27 hours over 8 days
  • Graded Materials Include: Pre-course Work, Case Studies, Assignments, Attendance of all Instructional Hours, and Exam
  • SCC offers this course virtually through the following: Adobe Connect, Microsoft Teams, Zoom for Government, and Google Meets.
Course ID
CON 1400v
Course Length
19-Day and 8-Day versions available
DoD (54) | FED (54)
Delivery Method

Hybrid : Virtual instructor-led lectures and self-paced instruction and exercises

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