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White graduation cap icon WSC 005  Source Selection

Source Selection

Provides an overview of the source selection process, which applies to competitive negotiated acquisitions per Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 15.3 Source Selection, the Defense FAR Supplement Subpart 215.3, and the mandatory DoD Source Selection Procedures.

Upon completion, the participant will be able to apply the following critical behaviors in the workplace:

  • Reduce potential of protest in a source selection.
  • Award a superior contract in less time.
  • Recognize the best value proposal for an award.

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All DOD acquisition personnel who are, or may be, involved in the source selection process as the Source Selection Authority, a member of the Source Selection Board or a member of the Technical Evaluation Board.


  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.
  • To inquire about or request this course for your organization, click the Apply for Course button in the upper right corner.
  • The CLPs referenced above presume off-the-shelf delivery.