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White graduation cap icon CMC 2001  DCMA Contract Administration

DCMA Contract Administration

This course is being piloted for direct registration via DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD). Click on "Apply for this training" button in the upper right-hand corner to register for an offering.

This Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course presents DCMA contracting personnel concepts and principles for successful post award contract administration. The goal of the course is to enable students to achieve Reduction to Practice in applying general payment support, contract fees, reviewing and approving over and above work requests, reducing the loss of “at risk” canceling funds, contractor debt, disputes, voluntary refunds, and financing policies and procedures in compliance with regulations, relevant contract information, and tools and applications for the contract administration team. Students should be aware that CMC 2001 was developed for DCMA and uses DCMA document templates. Class instruction concentrates upon FAR and DFARS principles which apply across all services.


See "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisites.



Post-award contract administration and specifically DCMA Contract Administrators and Administrative Contracting Officers.


  • This course is restricted to DoD government civilian and military students only. DCMA students have priority in this course. Non-DCMA students may be placed in a registered status if there are seats available or added to the waitlist if there are no available seats.
Recommended Prerequisites:
  • CMC 1000, Introduction to DCMA Contract Administration
  • CMC 130, Introduction to Indirect Cost Rates
Additional Notes:
  • This course includes self/group study and instructor-led virtual training including.
  • Pre-work and reading assignments will be required to be completed prior to each video/telephone conference session.
  • Virtual classes are conducted MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).