FAR Essentials (Michigan)

  • November 2, 2017

  • How to find us: Macomb Community College 14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, South Campus, K Bldg, Rm 301 Warren, MI 48088
Early Registration Deadline:
Sep 30, 2017
Advance Regular Price Member: $
Advance Regular Price Non-member: $
Registration Deadline:
Oct 15, 2017
Regular Price Member: $
Regular Price Non-member: $
Registrar Name:
Tuyen Skorupski
Registrar Phone:
Registrar Email:
Great Lakes State

Breakfast Provided.

FAR Essentials” presents the essential topics from the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)—the source of the uniform policies and procedures for acquisition by all U.S. federal government agencies. This seminar will explore in-depth the 28 essential topics of the FAR to be mastered by government and industry contract management professionals. 

At the completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key players (roles) in the acquisition system;
  • Make appropriate decisions based on relevant dollar thresholds throughout theFAR;
  • Navigate the acquisition planning process, including publicizing contract actions and determining responsible contractors;
  • Recognize full and open competition requirements (byFARpart);
  • Select contract types;
  • Determine the best Contracting methods;
  • Determine whether to use FAR Part 12 for an acquisition;
  • Determine whether to use FAR Part 13;
  • Implement socioeconomic programs, including small business programs, labor laws, and environmental programs;
  • Allocate costs based on accounting principles;
  • Evaluate acceptable forms of payments for contract financing;
  • Assign, allocate, and protect data rights;
  • Follow appropriate procedures for filing and handling disputes and protests;
  • Manage contracts after award; and
  • Assess and remedy subcontract management issues


Every attendee will receive a copy of the Desktop Guide to FAR Essentials. 

Shene Commodore, CPCM, Fellow