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Course Code: DEFM311 Course ID: 3448 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course of instruction addresses the DOD acquisition process once the government has decided that it must seek the enormous resources of the private industry. The scope of this course specifically addresses the formal process by which the DOD requests (or solicits) industry to respond to their needs and requirements. The course also outlines the evaluation process and evaluation criteria used by the government to evaluate and select the winning proposal. The course will review the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplements (DFARS). Additionally the course will review the current policy in the DOD to outsource to the private sector (non-DOD sources) the tasks and functions previously performed by in-house government workforce. (Prerequisite: DEFM310)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO-1 Describe the responsibilities of the contracting officer

LO-2 Describe the basics of government contracts

LO-3 Explain the contracting cycle

LO-4 Explain how procurement fraud and ethics plays a pivotal role within the contracting community

LO-5 Define the roles and responsibilities of the Executive Branch, Congress, and Defense Industry in defense contracting, acquisition, and management

LO-6 Describe the fundamentals of each of the Executive Branch, Congress, and Defense Industry in defense contracting, acquisition, and management

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum 1 5.00 %
Forum 2 5.00 %
Forum 3 5.00 %
Forum 4 5.00 %
Forum 5 5.00 %
Forum 6 5.00 %
Forum 7 5.00 %
Forum 8 5.00 %
Abstracts 30.00 %
First - One Page Article Abstract 10.00 %
Second - One Page Article Abstract 10.00 %
Third - One Page Article Abstract 10.00 %
Week 8 Project 30.00 %
Week 8 Final Project 30.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO-1 Describe the responsibilities of the contracting officer

LO-2 Describe the basics of government contracts

LO-3 Explain the contracting cycle

LO-4 Explain how procurement fraud and ethics plays a pivotal role within the contracting community

LO-5 Define the roles and responsibilities of the Executive Branch, Congress, and Defense Industry in defense contracting, acquisition, and management

LO-6 Describe the fundamentals of each of the Executive Branch, Congress, and Defense Industry in defense contracting, acquisition, and management

Book Title:Introduction to Defense Acquisition Management, August 2010 - link provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9780160862885
Publication Info:United States Government Printing Office
Author:Cochrane
Unit Cost:$11.68
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.