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Current Term Classes - Procurement & Contracts Management (Graduate)

 

Fall  2019

Class registration opens on August 6.

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 Aug 27-Dec 6 | 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 5020: Advanced Cost and Price Analysis
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Covers basic contract types and how to determine the costs for each. Analyzes how businesses function financially and how pricing decisions are made for a specific commodity; market versus cost-based pricing decisions; methodologies used in the development of cost analysis studies; and life cycle costing. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
Thomas G. Eller| 3 GR credits | Elective

PC 5040: Advanced Contract Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6  | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Reinforces and increases knowledge of the principles of contract formation and administration. Major topics include: market research, acquisition and source selection planning, contract types and financing, RFPs, protests, subcontract administration, contract finance and debt collection, contract payments and prompt payments, termination, delays, quality assurance and changes, claims, and closeout. Prerequisite: PC 5010.
John McCarthy | 3 GR credits | Required  

PC 5060: Federal Acquisition Case Studies
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | 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 5130: Advanced Services Contracting
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Provides the opportunity for intensive review and workshop experience in the current predominant policies and procedures of services contracting. Covers laws, regulations, policies, and procedures that are currently superior in influence, drawn from all stages of the services contracting acquisition cycle. Prerequisite: PC 5070 or instructor permission.
Peter McKeen | 3 GR credits | Elective  

PC 5160: Strategic Customer Relationship Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Explores how contractors obtain and retain federal customers with significant emphasis on: analysis, marketing, sales, proposals, and client retention strategies.
Gladis C. Griffith | 3 GR credits | Elective


*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

 

 

* 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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