COURSE: WENV 418 Environmental Contracting CourseOBJECTIVE: For each attendee to gain an understanding of the contractual aspects of planning, organizing, preparing, managing and administering the provisions of environmental contracts to satisfy Air Force requirements in the most efficient and effective manner. DESCRIPTION: This course increases the capabilities of environmental personnel to prepare, manage, and administer environmental contracts. The fundamentals of government contract preparation are stressed, for example, determining acquisition strategies, type of contract, source selection, methods of contracting, small business policies, environmental funds management, FAR Part 23 and related clauses, and performance based contracting. The basics of writing Statements of Work (SOWs) and Performance Work Statements are presented and applied. Emphasis is placed on AFCEC processes and policies. The fundamentals of managing environmental contracts, such as modification, scope, inspection, documentation, and remedies are stressed. The course will address major contracting avenues such as AFCEC, the US Army Corps of Engineers, local contracting, GSA and other ordering agencies. PRIMARY AUDIENCE: Environmental Program/Project Managers, Quality Assurance Personnel, and related engineering personnel SECONDARY AUDIENCE: Installation Management Chiefs, Natural Resources personnel, JAG, CE Planning and Operations Personnel, AFCEC personnel. GRADE: Officers: O1-O5; Enlisted: E3-E9; Civilians: GS7-GS15 PREREQUISITES: Education: High school graduate and above SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This is a ‘blended’ course which means there is approximately 10 hours of online work that must be completed at your own pace before arriving to class. Approximately 2 weeks before the class starts, the online material will be made available to you on Blackboard. The course is intended to be over by Noon on Friday. Flights out of Dayton should not be made prior to 2:00pm. NOTE: Individuals working CE contracting issues outside the environmental arena should NOT enroll in this course. The appropriate course will be MGT 421, Contracting for CE. DELIVERY METHOD: Blended (Online/Resident) COURSE CREDIT: 4 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards COURSE LENGTH: 4.5 days QUESTIONS? Send us an e-mail by clicking the Contact Us button.