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CON 90 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 93 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
CON 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 96 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 97 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 100 - Shaping Business Arrangements
Provides an introduction to environment in which contracts function. Develops professional skills for making business decisions and advising other acquisition team members in successfully meeting customers' needs. Introduces students to the different acquisition contracting areas and the types of procurement alternative that may be selected for each. Presents knowledge and information systems as well as recent acquisition initiatives.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CON 104 - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals I
Covers Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Introduces the following basic principles of government contracting: Basic government contracting by using the FAR and DFARS; and Contract Acquisition Planning. Part I of II.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CON 104 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 105 - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals II
Covers Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Features Contract Formation and Contract Management/Administration. Part II of II.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 104; Corequisites: CON 100 and CON 107.
3 credits
CON 105 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 121 - Strategic Focused Contracting II
Covers the entire acquisition process from meeting with the customer to completing the contract closeout process. Presents an opportunity to learn and apply leadership, problem-solving, and negotiation skills. Applies the knowledge and skills gained in CON 100, Shaping Sharp Business Arrangements, to cover an integrated case study approach.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
CON 121 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 124 - Contract Management
Teaches the federal contract execution process. Focuses on executing acquisition plans through soliciting industry information, executing contract procedures for acquiring commodities, conducting market analysis, determining fair and reasonable prices, and executing the award of a government contract.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
CON 124 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 127 - Contract Administration
Covers the fundamentals of federal contract management and administration procedures. Introduces the process of developing and implementing performance assessment strategies, how to make price contract changes after contract award, properly address contract disputes, and how to properly close-out contracts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
CON 127 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 170 - Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis
Teaches the fundamentals of the market research process, and analysis of contractor-pricing strategies. Introduces cost-volume-profit analysis, calculation of contribution margin estimates, and the process of developing cost estimating relationships for an effective price analysis pursuant to FAR subpart 15.4.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
CON 170 Detailed Outline (VCCS Faculty & Staff Only)
CON 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
CON 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 214 - Business Decisions for Contracting
Teaches pre-award business and contracting knowledge necessary to process complex procurements. Emphasizes the planning of successful contract support strategies and executing an acquisition that optimizes customer contract performance. Explains the techniques for building successful business relationships, the benefits of strategic sourcing and spend analysis, and details of providing contract financing. Discusses an in-depth look at subcontracting, how to conduct a formal source selection, and how to analyze the information necessary to determine contractor responsibility.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CON 216 - Legal Considerations in Contracting
Teaches the students the legal considerations in the procurement process. Introduces the basic principles and sources of law relative to procurement and fiscal law. Addresses various other legal issues that may develop during the course of a contract including protests, assignment of claims, disputes, fraud, contractor debt, performance issues and contract termination.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CON 217 - Cost Analysis and Negotiation Techniques
Teaches the students the pricing skills, methods and techniques necessary to analyze a cost proposal. Presents an opportunity to learn and apply leadership, problem-solving, and negotiation skills to develop a government contract negotiation objective. Applies the knowledge and skills gained in this course to cover an integrated case study approach for contract award.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CON 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 293 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
CON 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CON 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits