CON-216 - CON-216 Legal Considerations in Contracting, 5 Days
Category: Acquisition / Contracting

CON-216 Legal Considerations in Contracting - This is an intermediate level course, designed for GS1102 Contract Specialists who have completed Level I contracting training and two years of contracting experience.

This course focuses on legal considerations in the procurement process. The course introduces basic principles and sources of law relevant to procurement, including fiscal law. The students will address legal issues encountered in contracting such as protests, assignments of claims, disputes, fraud, contractor debt, performance issues, and contract termination.

Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the legal and ethical principles that apply to government contracts; recognize different processes by which challenges may be filed against a federal acquisition; identify the legal obligations of both parties when a contract performance issues arises; identify formal dispute resolution procedures under the Contract Disputes statute; identify criminal, civil, and administrative remedies for contract fraud; identify the tools for recovering monies owed the government; and select the process and procedures for terminating a contract

Key Topics:

Constitutional Principles
Sources of Procurement Law
Contract Formation
Contracting Authority
Contract Types
Fiscal Law and Appropriate Expenditures
Property (including Intellectual Property)
Contract Performance and Interpretation
Quality Assurance and Acceptance
Disputes and Equitable Adjustments
Debt Recovery

ACE College Credit Recommendation
DAU Equivalency Rating:
The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) has reviewed this course and determined it to be equivalent to the DAU's CON 216 course.

40 CLP Hours
5-Day Course
Tuition: $860

You may qualify for a lower tuition rate.

(Price does not include government discount)
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