Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
MACI-0057
Organization Course Number:
1177
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 2 Business Administration, Purchasing, or Procurement Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to enable students who have experience with simplified acquisitions, and seek training, to increase their warrant level about $25,000, or update and further their knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13 procedures.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Obtain adequate competition through market research and publicizing contract actions
  • Use far part 13 procedures in conjunction with other appropriate FAR parts
  • Determine priority of and appropriately apply small business preference programs
  • Identify and use required sources to satisfy requirements where applicable
  • Determine if commercial items can satisfy the requirement
  • Use simplified acquisition procedure to acquire commercial items under far subpart 13.5, simplified procedures for certain commercial items

General Course Topics:

  • Overview and review
  • Planning for simplified acquisitions
  • Using existing sources
  • Socioeconomic, labor, and environmental considerations
  • Soliciting and receiving quotations and offers
  • Evaluation and award
  • Contract administration
  • Exercises
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

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

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials