CON 1200V Contract Pre-award

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(Last Modified:11-May-2021)


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This combination asynchronous and virtual instructor led training (VILT) course focuses on understanding the common, foundational pre-award contracting competency model job tasks and principles. The course describes the overarching business relationship between government and industry.

Students develop skills and initial acumen in: defining, describing and shaping customer requirements, developing a contract strategy and acquisition plan, and executing the solicitation development and release process to successfully meet customer needs. The course introduces fundamental knowledge and practical application that can be applied immediately in the workplace across the broad spectrum of Department of Defense (DoD) contracting organizations, again from both an industry and government perspective.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition Workforce members coded Contracting that are required to attain DoD Contracting Certification.
  • CON 1100V, Contract Foundational Skills
  • FAC 081, Back to Basics: Market Research
  • Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    CON 091 Contract Fundamentals ZF9 30-Sep-2023
    CON 100 Shaping Smart Business Arrangements JHE 30-Sep-2023
    CON 121 Contract Planning ZRS 30-Sep-2023
    CON 124 Contract Execution ZRT 30-Sep-2023
    Course Length
    Approximately 58 student hours, over the course of 4 weeks (19 business days)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code B3J
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   5.8
    Continuous Learning Points  58
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Walk-ins authorized.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.

  • CON 1200V is comprised of 13 units of instruction. There are 2 live (virtual instructor-led) sessions and the remainder is self-paced learning. There is a live session in week 2 that totals 8 hours (split into four hour blocks on consecutive days). There is a live session in week 3 that totals 7 hours (split into three hour blocks on consecutive days, with a one hour assessment on the 3rd day). Students must register for the CON 1200V offering that is most conducive to their schedule.