CON 244: Construction Contracting

Course Description

This course focuses on unique construction contracting issues, such as acquisition planning, contract performance management, funding, environmental concerns, construction contract language, and construction contracting in the commercial setting, the Construction Wage Rate Requirements Statute, design/build, basic schedule delay analysis, constructive changes, acceleration, and construction contract quality management.

Course ID: EASC 0128P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Oct 29, 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Monday, October 29, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,150 18370
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
16236 Feb 22, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $950
16245 Oct 17, 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $950
17387 Feb 13, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $950
17388 Oct 30, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $950
18369 Feb 12, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,150



  • CLC 056: Analyzing Contract Costs
  • CON 127: Contract Management
  • CON 216: Legal Considerations in Contracting

Who Should Attend

Contracting officers, contract specialists, contracting officer representatives, program/project managers, small business specialists, industry contracting personnel

How You Will Benefit

  • Given a construction requirement to build a new facility, renovate an existing one, or maintain existing facilities, apply the Federal acquisition laws, regulations, Department of Defense and other agency supplementation, policies, procedures, and best business practices in soliciting and administering construction contracts.
  • Given a contract requirement, contrast the regular support requirements with a Construction Acquisition Plan in accordance with FAR Parts 7 and 36, DFARS Parts 207 and 236 and agency supplements, policies and procedures.
  • After receipt of a construction contracting request, develop a construction solicitation package in accordance with FAR, agency supplements, and policy/procedures.
  • After receiving bids or proposals in response to a construction solicitation, evaluate the appropriate construction contract awardee.
  • Given a construction contract, determine the applicable construction contract administration (compliance) approach, using FAR, DFARS, DoD regulation/guidelines, and other relevant agency supplement, procedures and best business practices.
  • Given a changed condition on a construction contract, formulate the remedy and appropriate clause for the situation in accordance with Federal and DoD acquisition and other agency laws, regulations, and best business practices.
  • Given a construction contractor’s invoice, document appropriate actions necessary to verify for construction progress payment or construction contract closeout.


  • History and Legal Aspects of Public Infrastructure
  • Acquisition Planning
  • Solicitation Process
  • Evaluation and Award
  • Contract Administration - Compliance
  • Contract Administration – Changed Conditions
  • Case Studies
  • Invoices, Payments and Closeout
  • Exam Prep
  • Case Study Review
  • Case Study Team Presentations



  • Student guide and workbook
  • Supplemental learning material, exercises, and case studies

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Alexis Kirksey