Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
MACI-0002
Organization Course Number:
1022
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Introduction to Business Administration, Construction Contracting, or Contract Administration
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to perform the critical duties associated with the contract administration phase of the acquisition process.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Conduct a post award orientation
  • Modify contracts and exercise options
  • Select and pursue a formal contract remedy and recognize fraud
  • Identify the methods to finance commercial and noncommercial item contracts
  • Plan for contract administration
  • Make decisions regarding a contractor's use of subcontracts
  • Monitor a contractor's performance and resolve problems
  • Identify and address delays in performance
  • Identify and resolve contract disputes
  • Examine labor laws, government property, intellectual property, and environmental protection regulations
  • Identify methods to finance commercial and noncommercial item contracts
  • Close out contracts

General Course Topics:

  • Contract administration planning
  • Post award orientation
  • Subcontract administration
  • Performance monitoring/quality assurance
  • Delays in performance
  • Contract modifications, adjustments, options, and orders
  • Formal remedies
  • Disputes, claims, and terminations
  • Administering miscellaneous terms and conditions
  • Financial matters
  • Contract closeout
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials