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CON 360: Contracting for Decision Makers

Adobe Connect

This course is designed for contracting professionals who work or are expecting to work, in positions requiring DAWIA Level III certification in contracting. Through realistic scenario-based and research-based learning, students will work individually and collaboratively to practice developing sound business solutions as valued strategic and expert business advisors. Student coursework is designed to contribute real solutions to real acquisition problems to senior leadership and local supervisors.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$2200

Advanced Simplified Acquisition Procedures

Adobe Connect

This course will dive deeper into Simplified Acquisitions. Discussions of Part 13 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, which cover simplified acquisition procedures (SAP). An in-depth review of the Simplified Acquisition Procedures and many authentic scenarios are presented in this very interactive course.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1169

Emotional Intelligence

Adobe Connect

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.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1489

FCR 400: Adv. Contracting Officer’s Representative Workshop (COR Level III)

Adobe Connect

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. Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1169

Construction Claims

Adobe Connect

This course is designed for procurement professionals involved in construction contracting.  Through interactive lecture, discussion and exercises, this course highlights the unique aspects of contract administration and the handling of claims particular to construction contracts.  Students will become familiar with  specific policies, procedures, and regulations governing construction contract administration, and learn how to properly process claims, disputes, equitable adjustments, and terminations associated with this industry.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1489

FPM 131: Fundamentals of Project and Program Management

Adobe Connect

This course explores the fundamentals of project and program management in the Federal domain, how to initiate, plan, implement, monitor and report, and close out federal government projects.  FPM‒131 is based on four competencies: (1) Requirements Development and Management Processes, (2) Systems Engineering, (3) Life Cycle Logistics, and (4) Test and Evaluation competencies and performance outcomes, as defined by the FAC-P/PM policy and competency model. During the course each competency will be presented, and students will apply the knowledge in Case Study to gain hands on experience with the principles and practices of successfully managing a project.   The course also [...]

$1694

Leadership and Communication Skills

Adobe Connect

This course is designed to provide managers, supervisors, and team leads of varying levels tools, techniques and strategies to enhance their leadership abilities. Participants will learn to understand individual motivators, recognize the importance of teamwork and agreeance, and develop skills related to collaboration.  The course will provide an overview of the 12 basic working styles, how working style impacts office interactions and team collaboration, and how to best allocate resources in accordance with working styles.  This course will also cover the importance of credibility in leadership, influence  and persuasion, and political savvy in organizational culture   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1489

CON 280: Source Selection and the Administration of Service Contracts

Adobe Connect

Source Selection and the Administration of Service Contracts is a designed for contracting professionals who work or are expecting to work, in positions requiring contracting officer warrants and who will be DAWIA Level II certification in contracting. Through a realistic scenario-based case study that continues throughout this intense course, students are provided the opportunity to work in teams to experience first-hand the seven steps of the services acquisition process and learn the fundamentals of a performance-based services acquisition. This course takes students from strategy development to requirements definition to solicitation development to source selection and then performance management of services acquisitions. [...]

$2664

CON 216: Legal Considerations in Contracting

Adobe Connect

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.   If you would like to register for this course please email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net

$1269

FPM 231: Applications in Project and Program Management

Adobe Connect

The intent of this course is to provide further instruction on the principles of requirements development and systems management.  The lessons presented are intended to help students gain a more thorough understanding of requirements development and management processes, systems engineering, test and evaluation, and lifecycle logistics performance outcomes necessary for intermediate level Program & Project Managers.  Email kristen.buck@staffordservices.net to register.

$1694
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