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Contract Administration Special Topics Credential

The purpose of the credential is to improve the tradecraft associated with administering Government contracts. In this credential, students will learn about topics relating to administering federal government contracts in ways that ensure that the contractor performs the requirements and delivers a usable end item or service to the Government in a timely and efficient manner. The component courses contained therein address many issues and problems that surface during the contract administration phase. The credential emphasizes that both government and contractor personnel need to understand their rights and obligations under the contract and how to approach difficult situations and resolve problems to the mutual benefit of all parties. This credential is designed to explain the legal and regulatory underpinnings of federal government contract administration by addressing various aspects of effective contract administration from initial award through contract closeout.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 31 hours. Earn up to 34 CLPs.

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REQUIREMENTS

ID Title Delivery Method
CON 216 Legal Considerations in Contracting Online Training (OLT)
CMC 1500 Introduction to Terminations Online Training (OLT)
CMC 1000 Introduction to DCMA Contract Administration Online Training (OLT)
CLC 106 Contracting Officer's Representative with a Mission Focus Online Training (OLT)
CLC 065 Suspension and Debarment Online Training (OLT)
CLC 028 Past Performance Information Online Training (OLT)

TARGET AUDIENCE

Any 1102 civilian, GS-9 or above, and military equivalents, who work with contracts that are subject to administration either by DCMA (Defense Contract Management Agency) or on a cradle-to-grave basis. Prospective students should be familiar with terms of art and general concepts concerning the credential topics. This credential may also be of interest to non-contracting Acquisition Workforce Members who need to stay up to date on contracting policies, processes, and technical and professional capabilities.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 02/28/2023
Credentials Restrictions :

NOTES

  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com