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ULC Course Description

Architect-Engineer Contracting
Control Number: 4
Course Number: 41AEP01A
CEUs: 3.1     PDHs: 31.0     LUs: 31.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
The course objective is to provide a concentrated look and experience with all aspects of A-E contracting, including acquisition planning, public announcement, selection, pre-proposal activities, negotiations, contract award, administration and closeout.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the principal requirement of the Brooks Act and Define A-E Services. Identify major considerations and methods for acquisition of A-E services and the primary types of A-E contracts used as well as when they are appropriate; Identify requirements to publicly announce an A-E Contract. Analyze the criteria to determine the appropriate firm's requirements to be written into the announcement. Identify the purpose and general content of the SF 330. Identify steps, considerations, and governance of an A-E Selection Board. Identify the principle activities of the pre-proposal phase of an A-E contract (Project Specific Firm Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery Contract, and Task Order). Identify information required to prepare an Independent Government Estimate; Identify the main items of an A-E firm's price proposal and the Negotiation Preparation Process; Identify the process of negotiating contracts; Identify elements and process of an A-E contract award. Identify primary A-E contract clauses and Administration Requirements. Identify the role, responsibilities, and tasks for technical management of an A-E contract.

Nominees must be assigned to occupational series: selected 0340, 0800, 0900, and 1100: GS-11 and above. Lower grade employees are eligible only if their current duties are directly related to A-E contracting. Employees with current or pending assignments which entail selection, negotiation of and/or administration of A-E contracts are eligible. Nominees must not have attended similar courses within the past 3 years. Attendees, a laptop computer with EXCEL software.


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8Huntsville, AL6/3/20246/7/20240