SBP 110 Fundamentals of the FAR for SBP

In this Online Training (OLT) course, Small Business Professionals (SBPs) gain baseline knowledge of how to locate, cite, and determine the applicability of policies and procedures in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI), and DoD class deviations. Students learn how the (FAR) and DFARS are organized and how these regulations determine what SBPs can and cannot do on the job. Through a series of examples, SBPs learn how to use the regulations to answer questions and provide advice for acquisition teams.
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Target Attendees
New entrants to the Small Business Professional career field and all new acquisition professionals who partake in matters relating the DoD Small Business Program
Required: None
See "Notes" section of this course's concept card 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
Approximately 14 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  B04
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 4 hour(s)]
First Offering  6/1/2016
Continuous Education Units  1.4
Continuous Learning Points 14 
Reservist Retirement Points 4  
Historical Allocations  Click here
Fulfillment Eligible   YES
Technical Requirements Click Here
Recommended Prerequisites:
  • SBP 120, Contract Lifecycle for Small Business Professionals (for those new to acquisition)
Additional Notes:
  • For those with at least two years acquisition experience, it is recommended to take SBP 101 first and then take SBP 110 and 120 in any order, even before SBP 102, due to limited seat availability of SBP 102.
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).