WSM 019

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(Last Modified:16-Dec-2019)


This executive level workshop provides each attendee with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a Source Selection Authority (SSA). Through real world exercises, simulations, and lessons the learners will practice SSA responsibilities in a non-attribution environment. Specific lesson cover; acquisition ethics, selection approaches (Full Tradeoff, Lowest Price Technically Acceptable, Value Adjusted Total Evaluated Price), critical thinking, evaluation factor development, holding discussions vs clarifications, competitive range determinations, writing a source selection decision document, debriefings, records retention, and protests.
Provide exercises, simulations and lessons that develop the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to efficiently and effectively act as a source selection authority.
Target Attendees
Current Source Selection Authorities (SSAs) and individuals that could be assigned SSA responsibilities.
None. It is recommended that attendees complete CLC 007 entitled Contract Source Selection, but not required.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
2 days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Workshop
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
PDS Code N/A
DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  16
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • The CLPs referenced above presume off-the-shelf delivery.
  • Approximately 2 hours • Read-a-head information • Homework