CON 090-1: Contracting Overview of the FAR

Course Description

FAR Fundamentals is a four-week resident foundational course for new hires as well as career professionals in the federal acquisition field that provides a total immersion into the Federal Acquisition Regulation (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). CON 090 is a limited lecture, research-intensive, exercised-based curriculum. Participants analyze contracting business scenarios developed through research of the FAR and its supplements. Students should be prepared to dedicate time each evening for homework.

Course ID: EASC 0901P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 11, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $900 18373
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15301 Jan 13, 2015 Jan 16, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
15302 May 12, 2015 May 15, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
15702 Oct 20, 2015 Oct 23, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
16518 Jan 26, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
16238 May 3, 2016 May 6, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
16244 Sep 13, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
17389 Feb 21, 2017 Feb 24, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
17390 Apr 11, 2017 Apr 14, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850
17391 Sep 26, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $850

Who Should Attend

New hires and career professionals in the federal acquisition field

How You Will Benefit

  • Become familiar with FAR parts 1-53.

  • Identify the basic principles of federal government contracting.

  • Use access to online resources (FAR, DFARS, and DFARS PGI).

  • Locate, cite and interpret information in the FAR and DFARS that is applicable to DoD acquisitions.


  • Acquisition environment

  • Contracting fundamentals

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (Parts 1-53)

  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)



  • Student guide, slides, assessment instruments, exercises and supplemental information

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Alexis Kirksey


Georgia Tech is an approved Defense Acquisition University (DAU) equivalency provider and offers DAU-equivalent training that will satisfy the FAC-C and DAWIA certification programs.
The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech (The Academy) is an approved equivalency training provider to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and provides continuing education training to Acquisition and Government Contracting professionals as well as to business professionals working for government contractors or pursuing opportunities in federal contracting