Current Term Classes - Procurement and Contracts Management - Graduate

Spring 2019

Class registration opens on November 30.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

PC 5010: Procurement Policy & Practices
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Covers all subchapters of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), providing an intensive review of practical technical, business and contractual issues that the government deals with in establishing and managing a federal contract. Topics include acquisition process, governmental acquisition plans, inspection and termination as well as some of the basics necessary for contracts and acquisition personnel.
Kenneth Buck | 3 GR credits | Required

PC 5060: Federal Acquisition Case Studies
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Provides a basic understanding of the laws and regulations that apply to federal government contracting. Analyzes case studies dealing with federal contracting. Emphasizes ethical considerations, as well as the current and anticipated regulations and policies affecting federal procurement. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
James Rich | 3 GR credits | Required

PC 5070: Services Contracting
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Examines the laws, regulations, and procedures that govern all stages of government services contracting, including planning, solicitation, proposal development, evaluation, and contract administration. Designed for both experienced and novice contract administrators. Covers the latest policies and regulations relating to services. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
Michael Giboney | 3 GR credits | Elective

PC 5100: Advanced Contracting by Negotiation
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Provides a detailed explanation of contracting by the negotiation method as provided in the current Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15. Reviews the policy and procedures in contracting by negotiation. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
John Ford | 3 GR credits | Required

PC 5140: Seminar in International Procurement
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Examines current issues in public and private international procurement. Reviews relevant international business issues. Each student will choose, with the approval of the instructor, a specific topic for research and writing. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
Gladis Griffith | 3 GR credits | Elective

PC 5200: Advanced Subcontract Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Designed to cover the technical, business, and contractual issues surrounding subcontract management from both the prime contractor and subcontractor perspectives.  Intended for both commercial and federal students. Covers the entire subcontract relationship from initiation through termination.
Gladis Griffith | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 14-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Introduces students to the various aspects of the project life cycle and project management. Explores best practices and the application of these best practices for project success.
Edward Kropp | 3 GR credits | Elective

*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions as long as the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are not listed, attendance is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.