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Introduction to Federal Contracting

This four-day, elective course is designed to provide you with an overview of the Federal acquisition system and the roles and responsibilities of contracting professionals therein. You will focus on preparing yourself as a contracting professional to function as a business advisor, business decision maker, and agent of the Government in its contractual relationships with the private sector. The principal purpose of the course is to convey knowledge of the acquisition system as a whole, rather than to develop skill at performing any one duty.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of contracting
  • Recognize the goals of the Federal acquisition system and environmental constraints
  • Identify the role of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of Government in acquiring supplies and services
  • Learn the basic statutes and regulations that govern the acquisition system
  • Recognize the key players and participants in the acquisition system
  • Comprehend the roles and responsibilities involved in acquiring supplies and services
  • Understand the steps in the acquisition process
  • Determine the standards of conduct and ethics that apply to participants in the acquisition system

Course ID

IFC-EL

Length

4 Days

CLPs

32

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