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Acquisitions of Commercial Items

Adobe Connect

This course explores FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items. Participants will walk through the acquisition lifecycle for commercially available products and services, and receive specific guidance on unique requirements regarding terms and conditions for commercial items and commercially available off the shelf items. Lessons will be supplements with practical application thru hands-on exercises and in-class activities.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1169

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

FCR 110: COR Level I

Adobe Connect

This course is specifically designed to provide contracting professionals with the basic knowledge required to perform the tasks required of a FAC-COR Level 1 Certification. The Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) is essential to the efficient and effective management of acquisitions and acts as the eyes and ears of the Contracting Officer. Students will learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform your duties as a Level I COR, such as proper communication, documentation, contract monitoring, payments, and ethics. You will attain a better understanding of the overall acquisition process. Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to enroll! Special Discount Pricing! Save $200!

$499

CON 2440v: Construction Contracting

Adobe Connect

This virtual instructor led training (VILT) course focuses on unique construction contracting issues, such as acquisition planning, contract performance management, funding, environmental concerns, construction contract language, construction contracting in a commercial setting, the Construction Wage Rate Requirements Statute, design/build, basic schedule delay analysis, constructive changes, acceleration, and construction contract quality management.   Email educationandtraining@staffordservices.net to register.

$1,305

Customer Service in an Acquisition Environment (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

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 educationandtraining@staffordservices.net for more information or to sign up for the course.

$699

CON 1300v: Contract Award (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

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 educationandtraining@staffordservices.net for more information or to sign up for the course.

$2,350

CON 1100v: Foundational Skills (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

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 [...]

$2,250

FCR 201: COR Level II (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

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 [...]

$1,069

FCR 110: COR Level I (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

This course is specifically designed to provide contracting professionals with the basic knowledge required to perform the tasks required of a FAC-COR Level 1 Certification. The Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) is essential to the efficient and effective management of acquisitions and acts as the eyes and ears of the Contracting Officer. Students will learn the basic knowledge and skills needed to perform your duties as a Level I COR, such as proper communication, documentation, contract monitoring, payments, and ethics. You will attain a better understanding of the overall acquisition process.   Contact educationandtraining@staffordservices.net for more information or to sign up for [...]

$699

CON 1400v: Contract Post-Award (9:00am-5:00pm ET)

Adobe Connect

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 educationandtraining@staffordservices.net for more information or to sign up for the course.

$2,250
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