CON 8400V Advanced Contingency Contracting Officer's Course
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The Advanced Contingency Contracting Officer’s Course, CON 8400V, provides an in-depth, comprehensive examination of Contingency Contracting at an advanced level that will help you to understand how to effectively manage contracts in a contingency environment. The course examines Contingency Contracting from the perspective of a Chief of Contracting Office, Senior Contracting Official Staff Officer, or Combatant Command Staff Officer. The course includes essential facets of contingency contracting, including risk analysis and management, contract administration, and more. The course is led by experienced Contingency Contracting Officers who assist students in learning invaluable skills and strategies needed to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing business environment. This course is essential to the Operational Contract Support Community in that it enables the military and government personnel to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to perform in the complex environment of contingency contracting. Finally, the course improves the overall communication and collaboration within the Operational Contract Support Community of Practice. This course is a follow on to the Joint Contingency Contracting Officer’s Course, CON 8300V, and is the core course for the Advanced Contingency Contracting Credential, CCON 015.

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Target Attendees
Contracting functional area/career field personnel who are deployable to a contingency Area of Operation (AO) as Chief of Contracting or Senior Contracting Official (SCO), SCO or MACOM staff, as well as contracting officers who will be awarding external support contracts from a CONUS installation. It is also recommended for other (DAWIA and non DAWIA) DoD personnel involved in Operational Contract Support (OCS) planning and execution..
Required: None
See "Notes" section below for recommended prerequisites.
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
4 class days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  HG3
Walk-ins Authorized  Yes
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 1.5 hour(s)]
First Offering  4/11/2022
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   YES
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Recommended Prerequisites:
  • CON 8300, Joint Contingency Contracting Course
Additional Notes
  • Students will need to complete the "Think Activities" in Units 1-3 found in the Student Notebook.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • 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).