Advanced Simplified Acquisition

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This is a follow-on to the Basic Simplified Acquisition course. Students will develop a more in-depth understanding of FAR Parts 10, 12 and 13 with a focus on the acquisition of goods and services up to $250,000 using practical exercises to illustrate key concepts and acquisition methods.

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Key Topics
  • Determine adequate competition
  • Plan acquisition strategies effectively
  • Understand methods to evaluate and negotiate in order to obtain the best value
  • Identify fraud and appropriate handling
  • Recognize pertinent quality assurance issues
  • Comprehend the steps involved in payment and closeout
  • Monitor performance

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