CON 1300V Contract Award
This course addresses those skills and competencies most basic and fundamental to the contracting professional. These include general principles, such as conducting price or cost analysis, planning negotiations, selecting a sourse and understanding protests.

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Target Attendees
Acquisition Workforce members coded Contracting that are required to attain DoD Contracting Certification.
Required: See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisites.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
CON 0070 Source Selection Z31 30-Sep-2024
▲ OR ▼
CON 0072 Source Selection HDG 30-Sep-2024
▲ OR ▼
CON 0074 Source Selection 30-Sep-2024
▲ AND ▼
CON 124 Contract Execution ZRT 30-Sep-2024
▲ AND ▼
CON 170 Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis ZKK 30-Sep-2024
Course Length
Approximately 41 hours over the course of 4 weeks
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses  YES
Availability All
PDS Code  B3K
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   No
First Offering  5/10/2021
ACE Recommended Credits  YES
Continuous Education Units  4.1
Continuous Learning Points 41 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible   YES
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Recommended Prerequisites: Schedule: CON 1300V is comprised of 6 units of instruction. These units are either virtual instructor-led (VILT) sessions or self-paced learning activities. Total estimated training is 41 hours (21 hours live instruction & 20 hours self-paced), broken down as follows:
  • Week 1: Total training time, 17 hours (10 hours VILT, 7 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 1, Introduction to CON 1300V), 2 hours
    • VILT session (Unit 2, Cost or Price Analysis), 8 hours over 2 days
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 2, Cost or Price Analysis), 7 hours
  • Week 2: Total training time, 7 hours self-paced broken out as follows:
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 3, Plan Negotiations), 3 hours
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 4, Select Source), 4 hours
  • Week 3: Total training time, 9 hours (5 hours VILT, 4 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 4, Select Source), 5 hours
    • Learner self-paced (Unit 4, Select Source), 4 hours
  • Week 4: Total training time, 7.5 hours (6 hours VILT, 1.5 hours self-paced) broken out as follows:
    • VILT session (Unit 6, Case Study), 6 hours
    • Learner self-paced, 1.5 hours
Additional Notes:
  • 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.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).
  • Acceptable CON 1300V predecessor options are:
    • CON 0070 AND CON 124 AND CON 170 OR
    • CON 0072 AND CON 124 AND CON 170 OR
    • CON 0074 AND CON 124 AND CON 170