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iCatalog Home CON 090 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals
(Last Modified:18-May-2015)

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Description
FAR Fundamentals is a four week, resident, foundational course for new hires that provides a total immersion into the Federal Acquisition Regulation (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The course will prepare the 21st century acquisition workforce to operate successfully in a web enabled environment. CON 090 is a limited lecture, research-intensive, exercised-based curriculum. Participants will analyze contracting business scenarios developed through research of the FAR and its supplement DFARS. The course is presented in four modules: Contracting Overview using the FAR and DFARS; Contract Acquisition Planning; Contract Formation; and Contract Management/Administration. Students are expected to become familiar with FAR Parts 1-53. Students will be quizzed daily on FAR part knowledge, lecture/lesson content, and homework. Students should be prepared to dedicate 2-3 hours per evening for homework. Classroom laptop computers will be provided for each student.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
New hires to the Contracting Career Field (Civilian OCC Series 1102)
Prerequisite(s)
None
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
4 weeks in class
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Resident
Equivalent Courses Yes
ACE Recommended Credits YES
PDS Code BZG
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   14
Continuous Learning Points  140
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Notes
  • Pre-work required / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public
  • Participant performance will be assessed by a minimum of two graded quizzes or exercises per module followed by a final exam upon completion of each module.