Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
MACI-0011
Organization Course Number:
1077
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
5 days (40 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 2 Business Administration, Procurement, Purchasing, or Public Administration
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide foundational knowledge of the simplified methods of procurement, as detailed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13 and other related parts of the FAR.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the responsibilities of participants in the process
  • Evaluate purchase requests
  • Make source of supply decisions
  • Apply socioeconomic policies and procedures
  • Administer purchase, task, and delivery orders
  • Discuss the laws governing the use of required sources and simplified acquisitions
  • Acquire supplies and services from established sources or the open market

General Course Topics:

  • Overview
  • Ethical considerations
  • Planning for simplified acquisitions
  • Required sources
  • Buying through the general services administration
  • Other established sources
  • Using open market sources
  • Implementing small business preference programs
  • Simplified acquisition ordering methods
  • Additional considerations based on what is being bought
  • Administration and follow-up
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials