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, and show them how to be proficient in acquiring these items through the use of various purchasing methods.
This course is different from the NIH Simplified Acquisition & Delegated Procurement Training Program (course ID NIHTC9513). Contact DSAPS for more information on how to obtain NBS access:

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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There are currently no scheduled offerings for the course NIHTC9530. This course, however, can be provided as a closed enrollment class for groups. If you would like to request a closed enrollment class, please contact the