Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) Workshop (DAU Equivalent)

How to Perform COR Duties Ethically and Efficiently

A 5 Day Workshop for Government Personnel

Technical Management Services is an approved DAU Equivalent Provider. This course is specifically designed for Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) who are responsible for assuring that contractors are performing the technical portion of their job for NGA. This course meets all DAU COR 222 training objectives and is designed to provide CORs with the breadth of knowledge required to perform their role, including knowledge related to COR roles and responsibilities, as well as fundamentals of contracting regulations, types, phases, and other elements of the procurement process; awareness of ethical, legal, and cultural factors that impact COR responsibilities; and information necessary to effectively evaluate situations, apply knowledge gained and make the right decisions to carry out COR responsibilities.

Topics Included—

  • The Regulations
  • Contracting Officer’s Representative Roles and Responsibilities
    • COR Authority
    • COR do’s and don’ts
  • Ethics for Government Personnel Evaluating a Contractor’s Performance
  • Partnering
  • What are the things I need to know about our contract?
  • What are Performance-Based Requirements and how does Performance-Based Contracting change the way we monitor and evaluate our contractor’s performance?
  • The Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) and its application to the COR
  • How to use the QASP to evaluate a Contractor’s Performance
  • Types of Surveillance
  • Contract Administration
  • Monitoring Contractor Performance
  • Documenting Results
  • Avoiding Problems
  • How to Detect Contractor Fraud
  • Invoices
  • Resolutions
  • Termination
  • Recording Past Performance 

    Toolkits: Receive a Student Handbook and Online Toolkit, containing tools such as checklists, tips, techniques, and numerous other tools to help you use your new skills immediately.

    Additional Information:

    CPE Credits: 39.0

    CEU Credits: 2.0- 3.4

    Suggested Program Prerequisites: None

    Advanced Preparation: None

    NASBA Program Level: Basic

    NASBA Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    Delivery Method: Group Live – Live Virtual Classroom