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Nov 01 - Nov 01, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , WED
Washington , DC $549 O
Feb 21 - Feb 21, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED
Washington , DC $549 O
May 02 - May 02, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED
Washington , DC $549 O
Jun 07 - Jun 07, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , THU
San Francisco , CA $549 O
Aug 08 - Aug 08, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED
Washington , DC $549 O
Sep 06 - Sep 06, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , THU
Denver , CO $549 O
Oct 31 - Oct 31, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED
Washington , DC $549 O
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Course overview

This course is designed to provide the training required for FAC-COR Level 1 certification. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to perform as a newly appointed COR. Understand COR roles and responsibilities as well as fundamental contract rules and regulations. Emphasis is placed on functions where the COR plays a key role, including monitoring contractor performance, performing inspections, and contract closeout. To reinforce learning, group and individual exercises are used along with a post-test.

Note: This course includes a Post-Test. Participants must attain a score of 80% or higher on the Post-Test to receive a course completion certificate.

Who should attend?

Newly assigned or about to be assigned Level 1 CORs.

New CORs seeking more in-depth training should consider taking Contracting Basics for CORs ACQI7503D.

Personnel involved with contracts of moderate or high complexity who need FAC-COR Level II certification should take Contracting Officer’s Representative Course (ACQI7222D) or Comprehensive COR Workshop (ACQI7523D).

Note: This course includes a Post-Test. Participants must attain a score of 80% or higher on the Post-Test to receive a course completion certificate.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the roles, responsibilities and authorities of a COR in each phase of the acquisition process
  • Understand the key laws and regulations that govern the acquisition process
  • Use appropriate methods to monitor contractor performance
  • Understand the steps involved in contract closeout
  • Describe the standards of conduct and personal conflicts of interest

Course outline

<h2>Day one of one</h2>
<h2>Morning</h2>
<li> Welcome, Introductions, and Course Overview </li>
<li> Overview of the Federal Acquisition Process</li>
<ul>
    <li> Key Principles
    <li> Key Concepts and Policies
    <li> Key Laws
    <li> Key Terms
    <li> The Federal Acquisition Regulations System
    <li> Three Phases of the Acquisition Process
    <li> Contracting Methods
    <li> Contract Types
</ul></li>
<li> Roles and Responsibilities: Who Does What
<ul>
    <li> Key Budget, Contracting, and Program Personnel
    <li> The COR&rsquo;s Designation and Relationship to the Contracting Officer  
    <li> Others Involved in the Acquisition process
</ul>

Afternoon

  • The COR's Role and Responsibilities—Preaward Through Postaward
    • Preaward:
    • Market Research
    • Preparing the Purchase Request
    • Solicitation, Evaluation and Award:
    • Technical Evaluation of Proposals
    • Postaward:
    • Setting Up Contract Files
    • The Kickoff Meeting
    • Monitoring Contractor Performance
    • Inspection and Acceptance
    • Processing Contractor Payment Requests
    • Documenting/Evaluating Contractor Performance
    • Modifications and Options
    • Providing Support During a Contract Dispute
    • Contract Closout
  • Post-Test
  • Course Summary, Evaluations, and Presentation of Certificates
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