Project Description

CON 216: Legal Considerations in Contracting

Students are introduced to the basic principles and sources of law relevant to procurement, including fiscal law. The course also addresses various other legal issues that may develop throughout the course of a contract, such as protests, assignment of claims, disputes, fraud, contractor debt, performance issues, and contract termination.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the legal and ethical principles that apply to Government contracts
  • Identify the most common constraints on use of appropriated funds
  • Identify the issues associated with intellectual property
  • Identify different processes by which challenges may be filed against a federal acquisition
  • Determine when an assignment of claims is permitted.
  • Identify the legal issues associated with contract performance
  • Identify formal disputes resolution under CDA
  • Identify criminal, civil, and administrative remedies for fraud
  • Select the process and procedures for terminating a contract
  • Identify the tools for recovering monies owed the Government

Course Details

  • Course Length – 2 Days
  • Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) – 23
  • Graded Materials Include: Attendance of all Instructional Hours, Course Exercises, Homework, and Course Exams/Quizzes
  • Pre-course work Required: None
  • DAU Required Prerequisites: None
  • FAI Required Prerequisites: None