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COURSE: WMGT 421 Contracting for Civil Engineering Course
For each attendee to gain an understanding of the contractual aspects of planning, organizing, preparing and managing the provisions of services, construction, and design contracts to satisfy Air Force requirements in the most efficient and effective manner.
The fundamentals of govt contract preparation, such as determining acquisition strategies, conducting market research, contract type, source selection and methods of contracting are stressed. The basics of organizing, writing, and coordinating Statements of Works and Performance Work Statements are presented and applied. The fundamentals of managing contracts such as modifications, inspection, documentation, and remedies for poor performance are discussed. The course will address cost estimating, small business, A-E source selection, familiarization with the Federal Acquisition Regulation, and many other contracting topics related to customer execution and management of contracts. NOTE: This course is comprised of 4 hours of virtual instruction for 8 days (Monday thru Thursday each week) and approximately 2 hours of online work on your own for 10 days.