WSC 028

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(Last Modified:19-Nov-2020)


This workshop demystifies Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by providing a foundation to understand when an Other Transaction (OT) award may be used, to whom it may be awarded, practical applications, key legal considerations, as well as lessons learned from various DoD command experiences. Real world situation impacts (e.g. pandemics, national disasters, etc.) and data rights best practices is explored
  • Obtain working-level foundation when OTA may be used, and alternatively when it is not appropriate.
  • Explain and differentiate the unique aspects relating to the different types of Other Transactions (OTs): research, prototype, and production.
  • Identify key characteristics and benefits of appropriate OTA usage.
  • Recognize the risks associated with documentation, analysis, and application of OTA.
  • Target Attendees
    Contracting/Agreements officers; contract administrators; legal, and other officials, including industry representatives.
    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 hours
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Workshop
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code  
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  2
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.
  • To inquire about or request this course for your organization, click the Apply for Course button in the upper right corner.
  • The workshop is continuously updated to reflect current trends, best practices, and changes in policy and/or law.