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Annual Course Schedule - Procurement & Contracts Management (Graduate)

The certificate can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term. There are four required courses and two elective courses for the graduate certificate. Classes are typically scheduled as follows. Please note that SCPS may cancel, modify, or make substitutions as deemed necessary in any given semester, which may affect the length of time to complete the certificate. 

Fall Term
PC 5010 Procurement Policy & Practices (required)
PC 5020 Advanced Cost & Price Analysis (elective)
PC 5040 Advanced Contract Management (required)
PC 5060 Federal Acquisition Case Studies (required)
PC 5130 Advanced Services Contracting (elective)
PC 5160 Strategic Customer Relationship Management (elective)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)
PSPM 5230 Leadership & Managing the Project Team (elective)

Spring Term
PC 5010 Procurement Policy & Practices (required)
PC 5060 Federal Acquisition Case Studies (required)
PC 5070 Services Contracting (elective)
PC 5100 Advanced Contracting by Negotiation (required)
PC 5140 Seminar in International Procurement (elective)
PC 5200 Advanced Subcontract Management (elective)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)

Summer Term
PC 5010 Procurement Policy & Practices (required)
PC 5040 Advanced Contract Management (required)
PC 5050 Seminar for Acquisition Personnel (elective)
PC 5080 FAR Standards for Actions & Decisions (elective)
PC 5100 Advanced Contracting by Negotiation (required)
PSPM 5030 Introduction to Project Management (elective)

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* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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John McCarthy

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT

John comes to SCPS after serving as a naval officer and naval reserve officer on active duty, during which time he worked in the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division and the Technical Support Detachment (TSD) investigating, exploiting, and attacking IED manufacturing networks in Iraq and Afghanistan. He draws on his military experience as well as 16 years in private industry to lead instruction on leadership, management, communication, and team development.

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