CCON 021 Contracting for Research and Development Credential
The Contracting for Research and Development Credential includes the skills required for an employee in an 1102/1109 position, who is responsible for acquiring research and development items consistent with using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 35, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) part 235, associated Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI), and non-FAR based regulations, such as DoDGARs or other non-FAR based policies, procedures, and instructions. These include general principles such as an overview of these procurement methods, contract strategies, legal considerations, and other aspects unique to acquiring the type of Research and Development not covered within the CON Certification Training Program.

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Target Attendees
1102s (Contracting OCC Series) or 1109s (Grants Management OCC Series) involved in contracts/grants/agreements for Research and Development utilizing FAR part 35, DFARs part 235, associated PGIs, and DoDGARS.
Course Title Delivery Method
ACQ 0800 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers Online Training (OLT)
CON 0210 R&D Processes & Programs Online Training (OLT)
GRT 0010 Introduction to Grants and Agreements Management Policies Online Training (OLT)
GRT 0020 Introduction to Grants and Agreements Management Pre-Award Phase Online Training (OLT)
GRT 0030 Introduction to Grants and Agreements Management Award Phase Online Training (OLT)
GRT 0040 Introduction to Grants and Agreements Management Post-Award Online Training (OLT)
CCON 021 Legal Considerations for Research and Development Instruments Online Training (OLT)
CCON 021 Exam Online Training (OLT)
Additional Credential Information
Expiration 5 years from date earned.
Continuous Learning Points
Deployed Date
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
  • Expected Time to complete this credential is 11 hours.
  • Predecessor Courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
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