CON 100

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(Last Modified:10-Jul-2014)


Personnel new to the Contracting career field will gain a broad understanding of the environment in which they will serve. Students will develop professional skills for making business decisions and for advising acquisition team members in successfully meeting customers’ needs. Before beginning their study of technical knowledge and contracting procedures, students will learn about the various Department of Defense (DoD) mission areas and the types of business arrangements and procurement alternatives commonly used to support each area. Information systems, knowledge management, as well as recent DoD acquisition initiatives will be also be introduced in the course. Additionally, interactive exercises will prepare you for contracting support within the DoD. We will also address the overarching business relationships of government and industry, and the role of politics and customer relationships.
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Target Attendees
New entrants to the contracting workforce.
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
Approximately 16 hours to complete this course
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses YES
ACE Recommended Credits YES
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   1.6
Continuous Learning Points  16
Reservist Retirement Points  4
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • You have 60 calendar days to complete this course.
  • All exams in the module must be passed with a 100% score.