This combination of virtual instructor-led training (VILT) and asynchronous (self-paced) course focuses on understanding the common, foundational pre-award contracting competency model job tasks and principles. The course describes the overarching business relationship between government and industry. Students develop skills and initial acumen in: defining, describing and shaping customer requirements, developing a contract strategy and acquisition plan, and executing the solicitation development and release process to successfully meet customer needs. The course introduces fundamental knowledge and practical application that can be applied immediately in the workplace across the broad spectrum of Department of Defense (DoD) contracting organizations. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for [...]
This course is designed for experienced Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs). COR Level III: Advanced Workshop looks deeper into the requirements of the COR, including knowledge related to COR roles and responsibilities; ethical and legal factors that impact COR responsibilities; and information necessary to effectively evaluate situations as a COR. More authentic exercises are given in the COR Level III: Advanced Workshop that are pertinent to an expert COR to help make correct decisions and carry out their responsibilities. Contact email@example.com for more information or to sign up for the course.
Understand how emotions impact the workplace, and specifically one's working style through this three day course. Beginning with a personal emotional intelligence assessment, participants will begin to understand how emotions affect leadership style and workplace interactions, how to anticipate the needs of customers and colleagues, and how to better manage emotional responses in the workplace. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up for the course.
This is a one day course designed to focus on providing effective customer service in an acquisition environment. Participants will learn best practices, tools, and techniques for engaging with supervisors, program office requisitioners, co-workers, and industry to fulfill mission needs and reach best-value acquisition outcomes. Learning objectives will be reinforced through interactive case studies and group exercises. Contact email@example.com for more information or to sign up for the course.
This Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course addresses those skills and competencies most basic and fundamental to the contracting professional. These include general principles, such as conducting price or cost analysis, planning negotiations, selecting a course and understanding protests. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up for the course.
This course is the first in the Defense Acquisition University’s new four-part course series of the Contracting Certification Program and focuses on the foundational skills necessary to acclimate to the acquisition profession. This course is specifically designed for acquisition professionals and covers the contracting lifecycle and associated contracting principles, understanding regulations including the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Agency-specific FAR supplements, the construction of solicitations and contracts, and fundamental guiding principles of the acquisition profession. This course is conducted as a hybrid of live and self-paced instruction with exercises, case studies, lecture, and discussion facilitated by our Virtual instruction platform and Learning [...]
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. Contact email@example.com for more information or to sign up for the course.