Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
MACI-0059
Organization Course Number:
1076
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Procurement, Contract Administration, Purchasing Management, or Business Administration
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, award, and administer performance-based service contracts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the unique aspects of service acquisition
  • Analyze requirements with respect to the ability to contract based on performance
  • Determine if the requirements document is performance-based
  • Prepare a quality assurance surveillance plan (QASP)
  • Select the method of contracting and source selection process in a performance-based environment
  • Administer a performance-based service contract

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to performance-based service acquisition
  • Planning for performance-based service acquisition
  • Defining the need
  • Preparing the performance work statement
  • Another approach
  • Statement of objectives
  • Quality assurance surveillance plan
  • Finalizing the source selection strategy
  • Contract formation
  • Contract administration
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials