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ARCHITECT-ENGINEER CONTRACTING
Control Number: 4 Course Number: 41AEP01A
Length: 36 Delivery: Tuition: $1700.00
CEUs: 3.1     PDHs: 31.0     LUs: 31.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     CLPs: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
Purpose:
This course is for engineers, architects, technicians, project managers, contract specialists, and other personnel responsible for A-E contract procurement, and/or the supervision and administration of A-E contracts. The course provides a concentrated look at all aspects of A-E contracting, including acquisition planning, public announcement, selection, preproposal activities, negotiations, contract award, administration and closeout.
Description:
Through lectures, individual study, and work group activities, this course provides detailed explanations of the laws and regulations affecting the A-E acquisition process, including selection, cost principles, preparation of Government cost estimates, cost or pricing data (truth-in-negotiations), negotiation strategies and techniques, contract award, and contract administration. Also covered are types of A-E contracts, contract clauses, proposal analysis, contractor liability, performance evaluations, and the A-E Contract Administration Support System (ACASS). The students are provided a course manual with essential background information, regulations, examples and exercises.
Prerequisites:
Nominees must be assigned (a) Occupational Series: 0340, 0800, 0900, and 1100. (b) Grade: GS-11 or above. Lower grade employees are eligible only if their current duties are directly related to A-E contracting. (c) Employees with current or pending assignments which entail selection, negotiation of and/or administration of A-E contracts are eligible. (d) Nominees must not have attended similar courses within the past 3 years. (4) Attendees must bring a pocket calculator, and if possible, a laptop computer with EXCEL software.
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