Signing a Contract

CON 243: Architect-Engineering Services Contracting

Course ID

CON 243

Continuous Learning Points (CLPs)


Course Length

5 Days






"The course material was well organized with follow through objectives." - 2019 participant

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This five-day course, focusing on contracting for architect-engineers, covers issues across the contracting spectrum, including acquisition planning, source selection, proposal analysis, contract award and work, and contract management. Specific topics and practical exercises allow professionals to gain knowledge of the Selection of Architects and Engineers Statue, SF-330, the slate and selection process, the review of government estimates, liability, Title II services, modifications, and contracting officer's technical representative responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

• Determine when the Selection of Architects and Engineers Statute procedures apply
• Select an Architects & Engineers (A&E) firm and negotiate, award, manage, and administer a contract to satisfy the needs of the government in accordance with Federal acquisition laws, regulations, and where applicable, best business practices
• Understand the policies and procedures that cover A&E contracts and what goes into planning for an A&E services acquisition
• Determine what are the correct contract administration procedures for A&E Services, from writing the Performance Work Statement (PWS), to solicitation and selection procedures, to quality management of the contract


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