Navigating the FAR: Practical Applications (CFG 0402)


Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

This fast-paced interactive course examines the organization, content, policy and procedures of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as it applies to Federal acquisition. Designed for new professionals in both government and industry, as well as more experienced professionals, to build or update their familiarity with the Federal Government’s procurement system. The course includes a review of the topical divisions of the FAR, exercises to help the participant find and analyze FAR contracting issues, and group activities to reinforce the application of FAR principles.

This course may also be eligible for the following credits through The Public Contracting Institute:

13 CLEs, 16 CLPs

  • Identify the foundations, organization, and principles of the FAR.
  • Learn to "navigate" the FAR in order to understand, interpret and use it in executing business transactions.
  • Analyze the purpose of the policies, processes and procedures set out in the FAR to better understand the constraints on, and the latitude available to, government procurement officials.
  • Increase professional understanding of the acquisition system.
  • Build skills to train, mentor and coach others using the FAR.
  • Improve participant’s ability to add value through their role in the acquisition process.
This course is eligible for 16.00 CPEs

George Mason University Executive and Professional Education (formerly George Mason University Learning Solutions) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors
100% attendance and participation are expected from participants.

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