The Federal Acquisition Regulation and its supplements are the source documents when contracting with the procurement offices of both federal defense and civilian agencies for the purchase of goods and services. A close and detailed working knowledge of the FAR is mandatory for government, contractor, and subcontractor personnel in order to maintain the best possible contracts and compliance with its regulations.

In FAR “Less Complicated”, this two-day Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) training course offers critical information through hands-on workshops that will help both contracting and technical personnel. Our comprehensive explanations will help new FAR users while our in-depth examples will aid experienced contract professionals understand how to negotiate superior contracts and maintain compliance.


  • Understanding the federal regulation system and history
  • Tour and analyze individual parts/sections of the FAR, including policy, clauses, and forms
  • Ethics and procurement integrity
  • Acquisition planning and competition
  • Contracting methods and procedures
  • Federal Supply Schedule contracting
  • Types of contracts
  • Subcontracting
  • Financial requirements and the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)
  • Socioeconomic and small business requirements
  • Intellectual property and use of government property
  • Modifications, changes, and equitable adjustments
  • Terminations
  • Protests and disputes
  • Current developments

Learn How To:

  • Negotiate superior contracts
  • Comply with federal contracting regulations
  • Access, search, and update the FAR
  • Use the FAR in day-to-day activities

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast (Breakfast and registration open at 8am)
  • Light refreshments
  • Course materials
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Price: $1095
Course Number: FC14