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White graduation cap icon CON 8300V  Joint Contingency Contracting Course

Joint Contingency Contracting Course

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.

The Joint Contingency Contracting Course, CON 8300V, provides an in-depth, comprehensive assessment of the skills needed to provide contract support to joint forces across the full spectrum of military, disaster relief and humanitarian operations. CON 8300V is delivered in a virtual environment resembling the traditional classroom learning experience. Students work both individually and in teams to complete learning activities. This course includes hands-on exercises and case studies which focus on the unique aspects of contingency contracting, such as Ethical Decision Making, Authorities and Structure, Contingency Funding, Contingency Contracting Planning, Manual Contracting Processes, Execution of Appropriate Contractual Instruments, Contract Administration, Cross-Cultural Awareness, Domestic Emergency Response and more. CON 8300V culminates with teams completing a facilitated capstone learning exercise in support of combat, post-conflict, contingency, humanitarian and disaster relief operations to demonstrate an understanding of contingency contracting and OCS principles. This course provides the skills and strategies needed to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing joint contingency contracting environment. It is recommended for all personnel indirectly or directly involved in Operational Contract Support (OCS) including Logistics Planners, Contingency Contracting Officers, Contracting Specialists, Contracting Officer’s Representatives, and requirement owners. CON 8300V should be completed prior to taking the Advanced Contingency Contracting Course, CON 8400V and is the core course for the Foundational Contingency Contracting Credential, CCON 014A.

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The target audience is primarily military and civilian personnel in the Contracting functional areas in deployable positions. Whenever practical, professionals should attend the course prior to assuming duties as a deployable contracting officer or purchasing agent..


  • Foreign National Students will need to contact their Country Program Manager (CPM) who will coordinate with the Security Assistance Training Field Activity (SATFA). For additional information, please send an email to [email protected].
Additional Information:
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • 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).