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Defense Acquisition University
Three New Contract Management Courses Now Available
Written by: DAU Public Affairs
February 12, 2019
In today’s ever changing environment, contracting policies and practices are constantly evolving. DAU has launched three new contract management courses to ensure the Defense Acquisition Workforce has the tools it needs to succeed.
CMC 206 Contractor Business Systems
, is a five hour online course designed specifically for administrative contracting officers from the Defense Contract Management Agency and others involved in contract administration. The course provides an introduction to the review process for contractor business systems, and addresses government regulations and agency responsibilities. As part of the course, students learn how to review contracts in the context of such systems and are provided examples of audits and reports. The course presents a perspective that is common to all six contractor business systems.
CMC 210 Contract Audit Follow-Up
, is a three hour online course created to meet the needs of Defense Contract Management Agency contracting officers, administrators, specialists and their supervisors. This journeyman-level course addresses the requirements of the FAR, DFARS, DoD Inspector General and various agency policies. Students learn about audit types and the resolution and disposition of audit findings. They also learn how to use prescribed FAR, DoD and DCMA policy documents to address audit findings and recommendations in audit reports.
CMC 235 Selection and Use of Indices
, is a 24 hour virtual course conducted over five weeks. The course is targeted to increase the skills of Defense Contract Management Agency price and cost analysts who have some experience in the selection and use of price indices. The course focuses on key aspects of price indices and common sources of indices, as well as how and when to use them as applied to cost elements.