Operational Contract Support & Contingency Contracting

Course #MN3318

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course is a study of the principles of contingency contracting and the fundamental skills required to provide direct contracting support to joint tactical and operational forces participating in the full spectrum of armed conflict and military operations other than war, both domestic and overseas.  Topics include: Types of Contingencies, Cross-Cultural Awareness, Contingency Contracting Officer Authority, Roles and Responsibilities, Anti-Terrorism and Security, Planning, Contractual Methodologies and Instruments, Automated Tools, APEX and JOPES Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning, Annex W, Planning Synchronization and Integration, Phase Zero Contracting Operations, Funding and Execution, Contract Administration and Management (including terminations and closeouts), and Ethics/Standards of Conduct.  Prerequisites: None.

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Application Deadlines

  •  25 Sep 2023

    Winter quarter applications due

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  25 Sep 2023

    Fall Quarter instruction begins

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

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