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Contracting Officer's Representative Course

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Dec 04 - Dec 08, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 G
Feb 12 - Feb 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Mar 12 - Mar 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Apr 02 - Apr 06, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Virginia Beach , VA $1279 O
Apr 16 - Apr 20, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
May 07 - May 11, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
May 14 - May 18, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Chicago , IL $1279 O
May 21 - May 25, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
New Orleans , LA $1279 O
Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
San Antonio , TX $1279 O
Jul 09 - Jul 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Denver , CO $1279 O
Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Seattle , WA $1279 O
Aug 06 - Aug 10, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
San Diego , CA $1279 O
Aug 13 - Aug 17, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Aug 20 - Aug 24, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Dallas , TX $1279 O
Aug 27 - Aug 31, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Huntsville , AL $1279 O
Sep 10 - Sep 14, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Atlanta , GA $1279 O
Sep 17 - Sep 21, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Sep 24 - Sep 28, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
San Francisco , CA $1279 O
Oct 15 - Oct 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
Dec 03 - Dec 07, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-FRI
Washington , DC $1279 O
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Course overview

This course is specifically designed for Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) who are responsible for assuring that contractors are performing the technical portion of the contract. Acquire the breadth of knowledge required to perform the COR role, including knowledge related to roles and responsibilities, as well as fundamentals of contracting regulations; types, phases, and other elements of contracts; awareness of ethical, legal, and cultural factors that impact COR responsibilities; and information necessary to effectively evaluate situations, apply knowledge gained, and make correct decisions to carry out COR responsibilities.

This course is equivalent to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) course COR222 from which materials are adapted. This course is recommended by Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) as one of the certification requirements for the Contracting Officer's Representative certification (FAC-COR).

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?

Individuals who have or will be designated as CORs, especially those who need training equivalent to DAU COR222.

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

  • Recognize the duties, limitations and authority of the COR
  • Identify key laws and regulations that address fraud, waste and abuse and ethical considerations in federal contracting
  • Recognize COR responsibilities in acquisition mission support planning
  • Recognize the COR responsibilities in the contract award process
  • Recognize the COR's role in tracking contract expenditures
  • Recognize the COR's role in tracking the contract schedule
  • Identify when proposed changes under the contract are needed so that the best interests of the government are protected
  • Recognize the importance of the COR as a representative of the Contracting Officer during performance of the contract
  • Identify the COR's participation in contract closeout
  • Describe the COR's role in inspecting and accepting goods and services
  • Identify major requirements for timely invoice review and payments
  • Describe the administrative duties of the COR as outlined in the delegation letter
  • Pinpoint the unique characteristics of a construction contract
  • Know the unique characteristics of contracts in major systems and R&D acquisitions
  • Identify control and disposition requirements for government furnished or leased assets
  • Recognize ethical, cultural, and contractual issues faced by the COR in a contingency environment
  • Given a contract action, identify the delegated technical functions for which the COR is responsible

Course outline

Day one of five
Module 1 - What Is A COR?
Module 2 - What Do I Need to Know About Ethics and Integrity?
Module 3 - How Do I Contribute to Acquisition Planning?

Day two of five
Module 4 - How Am I Involved in Awarding the Contract?
Module 5 - What Is My Role in Managing the Contract?
Module 6 - What If I Need to Modify the Contract?
Module 7 - What If the Contract is Changed by Mistake?

Day three of five
Module 8 - What Can I Say and What Should I Document?
Module 9 - How Do I Monitor Performance?
Module 10 - How Do We Handle �Issues� With a Contractor?

Day four of five
Module 11 - Are There Special Considerations for Service Contracts?
Module 12 - Are There Special Considerations for Construction Contracts?
Module 13 - Are There Special Considerations for Research and Development (R&D) Contracts?

Day five of five
Module 14 - Role of COR in a Contingency
Course Summary
Final Exam (passing score required for DAU equivalency)

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