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Agile Contracting

This two-day, elective course addresses what Agile development is and how it helps the government achieve efficient outcomes. You will understand the value of frequent collaboration between the contractor, end user, and contracting officer through Agile development. You will learn how to conduct Sprints to assess short-term milestones and determine if they are moving towards expected outcomes. You will master how to write contracts in ways that provides flexibility to all parties when outcomes, timeframes, or costs must be adjusted.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Agile development and explain how it helps the government achieve better outcomes with less expense
  • Describe how Agile differs from traditional contracting processes and identify projects best suited for it
  • Explain how Agile complies with the requirements of the FAR
  • Understand the Agile Manifesto
  • Utilize resources associated with the Agile processes that will benefit the organization
  • Ensure contract success through contractor accountability of non-defined tasks
  • Understand the working principles of the project with well defined roles and responsibilities
  • Create a solid governance structure to ensure transparency
  • Establish clear milestones to ensure forward progress of the contract
  • Define the end result warranty to ensure project deliverables

Pre-Requisites

None

Course ID

AGILE CON-EL

Length

2 Days

CLPs

16

Testimonials

“Great course for the future of the government.” – 2019 participant

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