The target audience for this course will be CORs with extensive experience desiring a higher-level refresher approach and/or CORs planning to achieve their FAC-COR Level 3 certification or re-certification.
Acquisitions, COR, and Purchasing Professionals
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Below is a list of classes that the NIH Training Center recommends for the role of Acquisitions, COR, and Purchasing Professional.
This is a follow-on to the Basic Simplified Acquisition course.
This one-day session summarizes recent changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Course material is continually updated and covers FAR changes finalized in the 12-month period preceding each class.
This one-day course highlights the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) role, responsibilities, conduct, authority and ethics as well as the acquisition phases including planning, solicitation, evaluation and award and contract administration.
Please note that the Basic COR Essentials I class is NOT a pre-requisite.
This course provides an overview of simplified acquisition procedures utilizing Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts 10, 12, and 13.
This course is specifically designed for those new to contracting.
This course focuses on executing the acquisition plan through the solicitation phase to include making the source selection decision and awarding a contract.
This two day course is open to CORs, Contract Specialists, Purchasing Agents or other program officials and can be used for elective credit or be applied towards earning a FAC-C Level I certification.
This rigorous two week course provides foundational knowledge of contract cost and price analysis designed for GS-1102 Contract Specialists or may be used as an elective course for CORs and PPMs.
This one day training addresses the proper close out and disposal procedures specific to Research & Development (R&D) contracts, Cost Reimbursement contracts, Fixed Price, Time & Materials and GSA Schedule contracts.
This course looks to improving contractor performance by enhancing COR knowledge and practical application of IT contract management principles, policies and procedures from contract award through contract completion.
This course meets one of the requirements to maintain a FAC-COR certification at NIH.
This course provides students with a full review of COR duties and responsibilities and is intended for students who have already obtained a COR certification.
This two week class provides foundational knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) system. The course focuses on applying the FAR to real-world scenarios found in contracts planning, formation and administration phases.
This two-day course covers the fundamental concepts of federal appropriations law.
This one-day course provides a general overview of the most important principles of federal appropriations law supplemented by the most recent developments, GAO decisions and HHS policies.
This two-day course teaches students everything they need to know to effectively set-up and use Indefinite Delivery contracts.
This one-day course identifies and explores statutes and regulations that govern the creation, allocation and preservation of intellectual property rights under government contracts.
Participants in this course will be introduced to creating NBS requisitions for goods available in NIH warehouses and to create requisitions for goods/services from vendors.
During this 3-day training program, you will acquire a working knowledge of NIH personal property management policies, procedures and automated record-keeping techniques.
This one-day course introduces purchasing procedures for procuring Professional Services and identifies policy and procedure to request and procure Professional Services.
This 2-day course provides an overview of the basis, context and proper implementation of federal personal property management in NIH, as defined by federal laws, regulations and HHS and NIH Property Management Policies.
This one day *non-mandatory* course is for current Purchase Cardholders and Card Approving Officials to provide an overview and hands-on practice exercises using the NBS to create Purchase Card Log Entries and reconcile bank transactions.
This course is mandatory for prospective Purchase Cardholders or Purchase Card Approving Officials (CAO).
This course focuses on source selection methods, typical organization (and variants), and source selection procedures.
This course focuses upon developing the key document in acquisition process, a statement of work (SOW), and stresses legal dos and don'ts as well as procedures and steps for developing clear, complete, and concise SOWs for new acquisitions and tas
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The late great poet Maya Angelou once said, "I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." At NIH, we feel the same way.
To be successful at work, leaders, managers and staff need a mixture of intelligence, technical skills and emotional intelligence (EQ).
This session will provide you with science-based and experientially-tested techniques to deescalate destructive confrontational situations and other misunderstandings at work.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshop will equip you with personal tools for better self-management, communication, and relationship management.
Are you a manager who sometimes freezes up when asked tough questions on the spot? Do you prefer one-on-one conversations to boisterous meetings?
In this one-day workshop, you'll learn the three dimensions of professional writing: organization, format, and style.
Are you a FERS employee with 5-20 years of Federal Service, or entered Federal service mid-career? If so, then this Mid-Career Planning class is recommended for you.
Are you prepared for retirement? This three-day Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits.
Are you within ten years of retirement eligibility and beginning to consider life after NIH? This three-day Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits.
Are you within ten years of retirement eligibility and beginning to consider life after NIH?
This course is designed for the Federal Employee within 1 year of retirement, who has already completed the 3-Day Planning for Retirement Seminar, and who is reviewing options for retirement and fine-tuning decisions on when to leave service.
Are you a FERS employee with 2-5 years of Federal Service? If so, this Early-Career FERS class is recommended for you.