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White graduation cap icon CON 1300V Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Contract Award

This course addresses those skills and competencies most basic and fundamental to the contracting professional. These include general principles, such as conducting price or cost analysis, planning negotiations, selecting a sourse and understanding protests.

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Required: See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card.



Acquisition Workforce members coded Contracting that are required to attain DoD Contracting Certification.


Recommended Prerequisites: Schedule: CON 1300V is comprised of 6 units of instruction. These units are either virtual instructor-led (VILT) sessions or self-paced learning activities. Total estimated training is 41 hours (21 hours live instruction & 20 hours self-paced), broken down as follows:
  • Week 1: Total training time, 17 hours (10 hours VILT, 7 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 1, Introduction to CON 1300V), 2 hours
    • VILT session (Unit 2, Cost or Price Analysis), 8 hours over 2 days
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 2, Cost or Price Analysis), 7 hours
  • Week 2: Total training time, 7 hours self-paced broken out as follows:
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 3, Plan Negotiations), 3 hours
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 4, Select Source), 4 hours
  • Week 3: Total training time, 9 hours (5 hours VILT, 4 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 4, Select Source), 5 hours
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 4, Select Source), 4 hours
  • Week 4: Total training time, 7.5 hours (6 hours VILT, 1.5 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 6, Case Study), 6 hours
    • Learner self-paced, 1.5 hours
Additional Notes:
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • 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).
  • Acceptable CON 1300V predecessor options are:
    • CON 0070 AND CON 124 AND CON 170 OR
    • CON 0072 AND CON 124 AND CON 170