FPM 232: Applications in Contracting
This three-day course will provide you with discussion of the mission, purpose, vision, and goals of Federal contracting, discusses the Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FAR) and acquisition lifecycle, and reviews the various roles and responsibilities of the acquisition team. You will explore leadership and management processes associated with successful acquisition planning. This course will also cover elements of planning for source selection, and the key aspects of evaluating proposals, bids, and offers. You will come away from this course with a thorough understanding of planning contract administration and monitoring contractor performance.
Pre-Requisites: 2 years of project or program management experience in the last 5 years.
- Examine the leadership and management processes associated with acquisition planning
- Compare business processes between industry and the Federal Government as they relate to contracting
- Formulate an acquisition strategy and acquisition plan
- Build and maintain effective contract incentive relationships
- Differentiate the key features of pre-award actions, contracting methods, and policy required by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
- Conduct market research
- Determine how commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products may affect a program during acquisition planning
- Formulate the key features of comprehensive project requirements documents
Length: 3 Days