CON 360V Contracting for Decision Makers
Through realistic scenario-based learning, students work individually and in teams to practice developing sound business solutions as a valued strategic and expert business advisor. Students will learn to analyze complex contracting situations with emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, research, and risk reduction. Student course work is designed to contribute real solutions on real acquisition problems to senior leadership and local supervisors.
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Target Attendees
This course is designed for contracting professionals who work, or are projected to work, in a position requiring Level III DAWIA certification.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
7.5 days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
Equivalent Courses  YES
ACE Recommended Credits  YES
PDS Code  Z21
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  5.5
Continuous Learning Points 55 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • It is recommended that students have at least 4 years experience in government contracting and are certified at Level II in Contracting
  • Completion of CON 280 and CON 290 is HIGHLY encouraged.
  • Pre-work required (approx. 6 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public.
  • Students are required to participate in virtual classes beginning at 8:00 am and lasting as late as 4:30 pm. Class normally ends around Noon on the last day of class.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • Students are required to test WebEx connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date and should not schedule themselves for any other work-related activity while participating in this class.
  • Cisco Webex connections include: toll-free commercial phone lines (CONUS), commercial phone lines (CONUS/OCONUS), or Voice over Internet Protocol. DSN connections are not supported; DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
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