Contracting officer’s representatives, program/project managers, contracting officers, and industry contracting personnel — all should attend the Contracting Education Academy’s popular 5-day course offering entitled the Contracting Officer Representative and the Contingency Contracting Environment.
The Contracting Officer’s Representative course (COR 222), coupled with the Contingency Contracting Environment class (COR 206), provides a comprehensive review and detailed instruction on the role, responsibilities, authority, and limitations of authority of the federal government’s Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Students learn the fundamentals of contracting regulations, types, phases, and other elements of contract administration. Students are also coached on the ethical and legal factors that impact COR responsibilities in the normal course of business and in the Contingency Contracting Environment.
The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech is offering the COR course (COR 222/206) on the following dates in 2018: Jan. 22-26, June 11-15, and Aug. 13-17. This course is taught at Georgia Tech’s Global Learning Center in midtown Atlanta.
Who Should Attend
Contracting officer’s representatives, program/project managers, contracting officers, and industry contracting personnel who interface with contracting officers and contracting officer’s representatives.
For details on how to register, please visit: https://pe.gatech.edu/courses/cor-206222-contracting-officer-representative-course-and-contingency-contracting-environment
How You Will Benefit
You will learn:
- How to review contract terms and conditions.
- Each party’s role and responsibility in contract administration.
- Proper documentation and approvals for contract changes and modifications.
- How to monitor contract expenditures.
- Contract close-out methodology.
- How to manage ethical and legal issues in the contingency contracting environment.
- Recognizing the COR’s responsibilities in acquisition mission support planning.
- Understanding the contract award process.
- Tracking contract expenditures.
- Monitoring contract schedule compliance.
- Analyzing proposed contract changes.
- Identifying the unique characteristics and monitoring protocols for construction contracts, major systems and R & D acquisitions.
- Evaluating a contractor’s compliance with performance terms and conditions.
- Handling cultural taboos in a contingency environment.
- The process for reporting bribery, kickbacks and other illegal acts.
Provided to each student are a printed guide book with supplemental learning material, exercises, case studies, and handouts, and exclusive web-based materials.
What Students Say About This Course
Here’s a small sampling of feedback from students who have recently attended Georgia Tech’s COR 206/222 course:
- “I got detailed knowledge and understanding of COR and CO duties and responsibilities. I now have the knowledge I need to perform as a COR.”
- “A very well-taught course.”
- “The instructors are very knowledgeable.”
- “Professional training providing insights and practical examples.”
- “I valued the exercises — they helped a lot! A wonderful course!”
- “Great course — great instructors!”
- “Excellent instruction.”
- “I valued the format, facilities, and the instructor’s expertise.”
- “Invaluable information — a mix of academic and real-world views. Outstanding job.”
- “Great job. The knowledge of the instructors was remarkable.”
The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech (The Academy) is an approved equivalency training provider to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and provides continuing education training to Acquisition and Government Contracting professionals as well as to business professionals working for government contractors or pursuing opportunities in federal contracting. This course is DAU-equivalent training satisfying both FAC-C and DAWIA certification programs.