CON 090-4: Contract Administration in the FAR

Course Description

This is the fourth and final module for Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals and is a limited lecture, exercised-based curriculum that covers the various aspects of contract management to include contract modifications and contract closeout. Students should be prepared to dedicate time each evening for homework.

Course ID: EASC 0904P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Aug 6, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Monday, August 6, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,150 18378
Section Details Dec 3, 2018 Dec 7, 2018 Monday, December 3, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,150 18379
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14216 Sep 8, 2014 Sep 12, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,000
15307 Apr 6, 2015 Apr 10, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050
15308 Sep 14, 2015 Sep 18, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050
16242 Aug 8, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050
16248 Dec 5, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050
17396 Aug 7, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050
17397 Dec 4, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,050

Who Should Attend

Contracting officers, company employees and others who need DAU-equivalent training that will satisfy the FAC-C and DAWIA certification programs

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of contract administration.

  • Identify the rights of the parties when contract performance is not timely for a given contracting scenario, based on access to online resources (FAR, DFARS and DFARS PGI).

  • Identify the government’s rights when contractor performance does not comply with the contract specifications for a given contracting scenario.

  • Identify the policies and procedures for preparing and processing contract modifications.

  • Apply the requirements of the applicable contract clause to a given contracting scenario.

  • Determine the amounts payable to the contractor in accordance with the applicable payment clauses for a given contracting scenario.

  • Identify the policies and procedures for processing contract disputes and appeals.

  • Identify the policies and procedures relating to the complete or partial termination of contracts for the convenience of the government or for default.


  • Contract administration basics

  • Contract modifications

  • Administration of selected terms and conditions

  • Delays

  • Quality assurance

  • Payment and cost allowability

  • Disputes and appeals

  • Terminations

  • Closeout



  • 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