The New Year at the Georgia Tech’s Contracting Education Academy (The Academy) begins with a four-day course on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, covering the fundamentals of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
The course is being conducted at Georgia Tech’s world-class professional education facilities in the Global Learning Center located on campus in midtown Atlanta.
This contracting overview of the FAR, covers Module 1 of the Defense Acquisition University’s CON 090: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals.
The course includes:
- Identification of the basic principles of contracting by the federal government,
- Access to and use of relevant on-line resources, and
- Instruction on the location, citation, and interpretation of the FAR, the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and other agency FAR supplements.
More information about this course is available at: http://www.pe.gatech.edu/courses/con-090-1-contracting-overview-far. Complete registration information is located there, too.
Originally designed exclusively for federal contracting officers, this course’s scope has been expanded by The Academy so that it is relevant to multiple audiences, including contractors seeking to learn more about the federal contracting process, federal officials who need to satisfy job-related continuous education requirements, and anyone seeking more information about the federal acquisition profession.
In all, there are four modules that make-up the CON 090 course series. Information about the entire series can be found at: https://pe.gatech.edu/courses/con-090-1-contracting-overview-far.
The Academy’s complete list of government acquisition courses, and course scheduling, is at: http://contractingacademy.gatech.edu/training.
The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech is an official equivalency training provider of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and the Federal Acquisition Institute.
Students attending CON 090 courses at Georgia Tech receive expert instruction, a printed Student Guide, helpful handouts, a deck of FAR Cards, and access to exclusive on-line resources. Students earn 2.8 CEUs. In addition, a complimentary breakfast in provided each class day.