CMC 2001 DCMA Contract Administration
This course presents DCMA contracting personnel concepts and principles for successful post award contract administration. The goal of the course is to enable students to achieve Reduction to Practice in applying general payment support, contract fees, reviewing and approving over and above work requests, reducing the loss of “at risk” canceling funds, contractor debt, disputes, voluntary refunds, and financing policies and procedures in compliance with regulations, relevant contract information, and tools and applications for the contract administration team.
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Target Attendees
The course is focused on post-award contract administration and specifically DCMA Contract Administrators and Administrative Contracting Officers.
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Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
CMC 200 Fees, Financing, and Payments ZXB 30-Sep-2022
▲ AND ▼
CMC 202 Advanced Contract Administration Topics BZ4 30-Sep-2022
Course Length
2 weeks (See Notes)
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  Z40
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  5.7
Continuous Learning Points 57 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • Pre-work required (approx. 4 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized.
  • This will run 64 hours over the course of twelve days inclusive of self/group study and instructor led virtual training.
  • CMC 100, Contract Administration Fundamentals and CMC 130, Introduction to Indirect Cost Rates is highly recommended.
  • Virtual classes are conducted MS Teams.
  • Students are required to remotely participate in virtual classes beginning at 8:00 am and lasting as late as 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday. Class normally ends around 3:30 pm on Friday. A detailed schedule will be emailed out by the instructor before class begins.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • Students should not schedule themselves for any other work-related activity while participating in this class.
  • Pre-work and reading assignments will be required to be completed prior to each video/telephone conference session.
  • Official registration closes five (5) days prior to the class start date.