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CON 280: Source Selection and Administration of Service Contracts

This ten-day course focuses on the acquisition of services under FAR part 15 procedures, with an emphasis on performance-based acquisitions (PBA) for services, contract types, contract incentives, source selection, and contract administration. You will learn the fundamentals of a performance-based service acquisition, from acquisition planning to contract closeout, through a realistic case study. The course will take you through the solicitation process using the mandatory DoD source selection procedures. You will also prepare contractual documents and develop and deliver high-level source selection briefings with recommendations for contract award.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the appropriate source selection team roles and responsibilities
  • Assess the results of market research and determine availability of sources
  • Decide the appropriate acquisition strategy that maximizes small business participation
  • Determine a performance-based approach that meets the customer’s mission requirement
  • Generate performance-based metrics mirroring best commercial practices utilizing the DAU Performance Requirements Roadmap
  • Assess the financial implications of various types of contract and incentive arrangements
  • Determine what to include in debriefings and differentiate between protest processes based on evaluation reports and documents
  • Compose contract administration requirements, conduct contract administrative functions, and determine the need for contract modifications
  • Determine contract closeout procedures after contract performance is complete

Pre-Requisites

ACQ 101, CLC 051, CLC 056, CON 200, CON 216, HBS 428

Course ID

CON 280

Length

10 Days

CLPs

80

Testimonials

“110% it was a great overview of source selection and contract administration!” – 2020 participant

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