FAR Fundamentals is a four week, resident, foundational course for new hires that provides a total immersion into the Federal Acquisition Regulation (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The course will prepare the 21st century acquisition workforce to operate successfully in a web enabled environment. CON 090 is a limited lecture, research-intensive, exercised-based curriculum. Participants will analyze contracting business scenarios developed through research of the FAR and its supplement DFARS. The course is presented in four modules: Contracting Overview using the FAR and DFARS; Contract Acquisition Planning; Contract Formation; and Contract Management/Administration. Students are expected to become familiar with FAR Parts 1-53. Students will be quizzed daily on FAR part knowledge, lecture/lesson content, and homework. Students should be prepared to dedicate 2-3 hours per evening for homework. Classroom laptop computers will be provided for each student.
Course Length: 4 weeks in class
- THIS COURSE WILL RETIRE AND BE REPLACED WITH CON 091 EFFECTIVE 1 OCTOBER 2019
- Pre-work required (approx. 13 hours) / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public
- Participant performance will be assessed by a minimum of two graded quizzes or exercises per module followed by a final exam upon completion of each module.