This course is specifically designed for the COR that has attained FAC-COR Level I certification and desires to increase their mastery of the FAC-COR competencies. Students will gain the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) at a greater level of competency. They will gain an understanding of standards of conduct and ethics, development of requirements documents, contract documentation, inspection procedures, changes, terminations, and disputes. Students will navigate more complex acquisition situations than typically encountered at the FAC-COR Level 1 ranging from acquisition planning to issues with contractor performance. This course will aid students in the further development of critical thinking, acquisition planning, requirements definition, contract modifications, and contract administration skills necessary for successful contract performance.
- Identify how potential organizational conflicts of interest can affect contract
- Identify how a COR reports suspected incidents of fraud, waste and abuse
- and unethical conduct.
- Recognize the role of the COR in the overall strategic planning of an Acquisition.
- Recognize how contract types impacts COR responsibilities.
- Identify the communications necessary among all interested parties to the contract as frequently as needed to ensure the services provided meet the established standards.
- Determine if a change is within the scope of the contract.
- Identify the common causes of constructive change.
- Define the role and authority of CORs regarding past performance.
- Define the COR’s role in the resolution of issues under the contract and his/her role in monitoring corrective actions.
- Course Length – 5 days
- Graded Materials Include: Attendance, Course Exercises, and Course Exam/Quiz