Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
MMWR-0003
Organization's ID:
MMWR-0003
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
2 weeks (80 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Government Contracts, Contracting, or Acquisition Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide information on government contracting as part of the acquisition process, the rules of Appropriated and Non Appropriated Fund (NAF) contracting, areas of responsibilities in NAF contracting, NAF procurement processes for small (simplified) purchasing, NAF contracting administration, and forms used for contracting.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the purpose of a Non Appropriated procurement system
  • Explain the procurement methods that must be applied by contracting officials
  • Define and use formal contracts
  • Explain contract by negotiation
  • Define purchase orders, delivery orders and blanket purchase agreements
  • List categories of Non Appropriated procurement
  • Identify correct procurement specifications
  • Describe the procurement methods that authorized procurement officials may use
  • Define acquisition planning
  • Differentiate various roles of an acquisition process
  • Explain sealed bidding
  • Define simplified acquisition purchasing methods
  • Describe pricing information

General Topics:

  • Introduction to NAF contracting
  • Joint ethics regulations
  • Beginning the procurement process
  • Procedures used in procurement
  • Agreements and contracts
  • Contract administration and post award functions
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

75%
Supplemental Materials