Government Acquisition Process

MGMT X 442.11

This course covers the principles and current trends of contracting with the federal government as a prime- or subcontractor with emphasis on applying the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to daily problems.

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What you can learn.

  • Develop understanding of government procurement, from formation to contract completion
  • Identify types of contracts used by the federal government and the application of each type to the statement of work with the emphasis on Department of Defense contracting
  • Assess commercial contracting methods as compared with contracting under FAR
  • Analyze key issues and apply practical approaches in contracting

About this course:

This course covers the principles and current trends of contracting with the federal government as a prime- or subcontractor with emphasis on applying the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to daily problems. Through lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises, students obtain the information needed to understand government procurement from formation to contract completion. The types of contracts used by the federal government and the application of each type to the statement of work are explained with emphasis placed on Department of Defense contracting. Commercial contracting methods as compared with contracting under FAR, and key issues and their practical application in contracting also are analyzed.

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