Contracting Officer's Representative Course (ACQI7222)

Contracting Officer's Representative Course

Contracting Officer's Representative Course


This course is specifically designed for Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs) who are responsible for assuring that contractors are performing the technical portion of the contract. Acquire the breadth of knowledge required to perform the COR role, including knowledge related to roles and responsibilities, as well as fundamentals of contracting regulations; types, phases, and other elements of contracts; awareness of ethical, legal, and cultural factors that impact COR responsibilities; and information necessary to effectively evaluate situations, apply knowledge gained, and make correct decisions to carry out COR responsibilities.

This course is equivalent to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) course COR222 from which materials are adapted. This course is recommended by Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) as one of the certification requirements for the Contracting Officer's Representative certification (FAC-COR).

To earn a Certificate of Completion, participants must attend all class sessions and achieve a score of 80% across all course work and assessments including examinations, quizzes and participation in case studies. Participants who do not meet the above standard must re-enroll at their own expense.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who have or will be designated as CORs, especially those who need training equivalent to DAU COR222.


$ 1,499.00


40.0 CPE's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the duties, limitations and authority of the COR
  • Identify key laws and regulations that address fraud, waste and abuse and ethical considerations in federal contracting
  • Recognize COR responsibilities in acquisition mission support planning
  • Recognize the COR responsibilities in the contract award process
  • Recognize the COR's role in tracking contract expenditures
  • Recognize the COR's role in tracking the contract schedule
  • Identify when proposed changes under the contract are needed so that the best interests of the government are protected
  • Recognize the importance of the COR as a representative of the Contracting Officer during performance of the contract
  • Identify the COR's participation in contract closeout
  • Describe the COR's role in inspecting and accepting goods and services
  • Identify major requirements for timely invoice review and payments
  • Describe the administrative duties of the COR as outlined in the delegation letter
  • Pinpoint the unique characteristics of a construction contract
  • Know the unique characteristics of contracts in major systems and R&D acquisitions
  • Identify control and disposition requirements for government furnished or leased assets

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Day one of five
Module 1 - What Is A COR?
Module 2 - What Do I Need to Know About Ethics and Integrity?
Module 3 - How Do I Contribute to Acquisition Planning?

Day two of five
Module 4 - How Am I Involved in Awarding the Contract?
Module 5 - What Is My Role in Managing the Contract?
Module 6 - What If I Need to Modify the Contract?
Module 7 - What If the Contract is Changed by Mistake?

Day three of five
Module 8 - What Can I Say and What Should I Document?
Module 9 - How Do I Monitor Performance?
Module 10 - How Do We Handle Issues With a Contractor?

Day four of five
Module 11 - Are There Special Considerations for Service Contracts?
Module 12 - Are There Special Considerations for Construction Contracts?
Module 13 - Are There Special Considerations for Research and Development (R&D) Contracts?

Day five of five
Module 14 - Role of COR in a Contingency
Course Summary
Final Exam (passing score required for DAU equivalency)

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