Basic Simplified Acquisition

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This course provides an overview of simplified acquisition procedures utilizing Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts 10, 12, and 13. It provides students with a comprehensive understanding of acquiring goods and services up to $250,000, and show them how to be proficient in acquiring these items through the use of various purchasing methods.

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Key Topics
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the policies and procedures for the acquisition of commercial and non-commercial goods and services using simplified acquisition procedures.
  • Recognize unnecessarily restrictive documents and take measures to ensure competition.
  • Construct oral or written solicitations for commercial and non-commercial goods and services.


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