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Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential

The Other Transaction (OT) credential provides training to understand when an OT is appropriate, how to best utilize the flexibilities afforded by Congress, how to structure an OT based on the actual requirement, and how to mitigate risk.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 2990V OTA Simulation Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)
CON 2880V Neg-OTA-tion 101 Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)
CON 0660 Other Transactions (OTs) Online Training (OLT)


DoD Contracting/Agreements officers; contract administrators; legal, program representatives, finance, engineers, life cycle logisticians, and other officials that plan, develop, negotiate, award, and administer requirements that have the potential to be solicited and awarded using Other Transaction Authority.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : Department of Defense (DoD) Only
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 10/31/2022
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Click here for more info on the non-course and/or HOS requirements within this Credential.
  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • This credential requires the completion of two Virtual Instructor-Led Courses (VILT): CON 2880V (Neg-OTA-tion 101) and CON 2990V (OTA Simulation). Priority for VILT courses goes to members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce. All others may find it difficult to complete these requirements if they have not already been completed at the time of enrollment in the credential.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com