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Unformatted text preview: CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0.1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I Welcome Hello [FIRST NAME], a nd welcome to t he Business Decisions for Contract ing cou rse. I 'm George Bentley, the Contracting Officer for the upcoming , complex services acq uisit ion that is featu red t hroug hout this course. CON 200 bu ilds on the Contracti ng Level I curriculum. In this course, you will have an opportunity to work with me and other key stak eholders as you d evelop the knowledge and skills necessary to m ake smart contr acting decisions . ......_ Back Page 1 of 14 I~ Next HELP CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR Objectives Hello, I'm Claudia Sm ith . I'm the contract specialist who was recently assigned to support Contracting Officer George Bentley o n a complex services acquisition requirement . Together, you and I will complete the modu les in this course as we prepare to help George a nd the other members of the Acquisition I ntegrated Product Team (AIPT) prepare the Acquisition Plan for this requirement. Our objectives for Modules 1 through 3 ar e to: • Determi ne how to develop good business relationships (internal and external) without violating applicable laws, r egulations, and/ or policies . • Identify how st rategic sourcing can improve the quality and cost related to the purchase of goods a nd services . • Apply the tech niques that a contracting officer can use t o manage r isk on an acquisition project. ~ Page2of 14 Back W I ~ ) Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Vi ew CR Submit CR Obj ectives, Cont. Our o bj ectives for Modul es 4 through 9 ar e to : • I d entify applicabl e pr inciples of services acq uisit ion. • Determ ine th e im pact of sm all business programs and subcontracting possibil ities on acqu isit ion a nd contract ing decisions. • Determ ine source selection methodology and cont ractor responsibi lity so that contract award can be m ade. • Determ ine th e im pact of providing cont ract financing on the acq uisition p rocess. • Determ ine th e a ppropr iate cont ractual ar rangement. • Determ ine th e a ppropriate acquisit ion plan ning r eq uired such that smart business decisions can be m ade. • Determ ine whether t o aut horize gove rnment p roperty for an acquisitio n. ~ Back Page3of1 4 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0.1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Vi ew CR Submit CR Meet the Team Here ar e the key stak eholders and AIPT mem bers that you will meet throug hout t his cou rse. Geor ge Bentley Contracting Officer Claudia Smith Contract Specialist Shelly Nichols Sm all Business Professional Steve Hudson Head of Contracting Activity Tasha Long General Counsel ( Legal) ~ Back PageSof14 I ~ Next Isaac Hughes Strateg ic Sou rcing Accountable Official Representative Montel Carver Governm ent Property Adm in istrator CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n order to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Vi e w CR S ubmit CR Syst em Requi rements Screen Resol ut ion Screen reso lut ion determ in es how the content appears o n the computer monitor. To view t he entire content w indow, screen resolut ion sho uld be at least 10 24 x 768 p ixels. For Windows XP: 1. Right- click the d esktop, and then click Prop erties . 2. I n t he Display Pr operti es d ialog box, click the Settin gs tab. 3 . Move the Screen reso l ution slid er to a r esolution of 1024 x 768 or h igh er . 4. Click App ly to have the new resolut ion t ake effect. 5 . I f the Mon itor Setti ngs dialog box appears, look at your display. I f you like the new resolut ion, click Yes. I f you do not like the resolution, click No, and r et urn to st ep 3 to t ry a different r esolutio n. 6 . Click OK. For Windows Vista, 7, and 8 : 1. Right- click the d esktop, and then click D isplay. 2. Under Resolution, m ove the slid er to a r esolution of 1024 x 768 or h igher . 3 . Click App ly . '4111111 Back Page 6 of 14 I llJi.­ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0.1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n order to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers e ~ }-, Flash Player Adobe Reader l;i .. ~7 • Computer •" Internet Specifications Connection Additional Support Accessibility Adobe® Flash® Player Adobe® Flash® Player Version 12+ is n ecessary to view some of t he presentations em bedded wit hin the content . If you do not h ave Flash® Player, go to t he Adobe® Website to download t he software. ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0.1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements In order to access a ll features of th is course, your computer must meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers e ~ }-, Flash Player Adobe Reader l;i .. ~7 • Computer •" Internet Specifications Connection Additional Support Accessibility Adobe® Reader® Player [email protected]® or t he [email protected] ® Version 10+ softwar e is necessary to access some of the documents embedded in th is course. If you do not have [email protected]® or [email protected]@ on your computer, then you should download the [email protected]® software from the Adobe®website . ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n or der to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r computer must meet specific system r eq uir ements a nd have the necessary softwar e applicatio ns. Accessibility Microsoft®Windows® allows you to cha nge some of the feat ures on your com puter . This can be useful if you have physica l o r visual needs that requ ire special accommodation . The Accessibility Opt ions are located in th e Contro l Panel. For Windows XP: 1. Select Start from t he Taskba r to open the Start m enu . 2. Select Control Pa nel. 3 . From th e Contr ol Pa nel window, select Accessibility Options. I n the Accessibility Options dialog box, you may change a number of different optio ns on you r computer . For Windows Vista, 7 an d 8 : 1. Select Start from t he Taskba r to open the Start m enu . 2. Select Control Pa nel. 3 . From th e Contr ol Pa nel window, select Ease of Access . From this menu, select and cha nge the different optio ns on you r computer . NOTE: Additional Accessibility information is provided later in this lesson. '4111111 Back Page 6 of 14 I llJi.­ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements In order to access a ll featu res of th is course, your com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers ~ }-, Flash Adobe Player Reader l;i •" Computer Specifications e Accessibility .. ~7 • Internet Additional Support Connection Browsers This course should be viewed using Internet Explor er 8.0 o r hig her . The followi ng browser setti ngs should be applied : • • • • • Pop-up blockers d isabled Cookies enabled at medium-low security level Zoom set at 100% (The Pr int fi les can be enlar ged as needed .) Enable Automatic prompting for file downloads in the Security Settings Font size or DP! set to normal or small ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0.1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n or der to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers ~ }-, Flash Adobe Player Reader l;i •" Computer Specifications e Accessibility .. ~7 • Internet Additional Support Connection Co m puter Specificat ion s The following m inim um com puter specifications are required for optimal d isplay . • Pentium 400 MHz Processor • 6 GB Hard Dr ive • 64 MB RAM ~ Back Page6of 14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n or der to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers e ~ }-, Flash Player Adobe Reader l;i .. ~7 • Computer •" Internet Specifications Connection Additional Support I nternet Connection A minimum Internet Connection Speed of 56 kbps is r eq uir ed. ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next Accessibility CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR System Requirements I n order to access a ll featu res of th is cou rse, you r com puter m ust meet specific system req uir ements a nd have the necessary softwa re applications. Select each icon in the graphic to learn more. ~ Screen Resolution c Browsers ~ }-, Flash Adobe Player Reader l;i •" Computer Specifications e Accessibility .. ~7 • Internet Additional Support Connection Additional Support If you experience any issues wit h t he co urse o r require add itional assista nce to make the necessa ry system changes, contact d auhel [email protected] .mil o r call the Help Desk at ( 703 ) 805-3459 ( Option # 1), 1-866­ 568-6924 ( Option # 1), or OSN 655- 3459 (Option #1) . ~ Back Page6of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction HELP View CR Submit CR Hyperlinks Links in t he form of text, graphic hotspots, and buttons embedded throughout the cou rse provide you with access to add itional information. ht tp Hyperl ink ed t ext is a lways underlined and appears in blue. Clicking a hyperlink may: //WWW. ···----______ -·------ -­ ----___ --.. -·-- ____ -­ ·-----·--·---·---...--­ ·..----·­ ,_,_ .. ____ ,..._ --------· -.. -·--­ ·--­ 1. Display a QQJll!Q window # -·-­ :::::...:----... .. ... ... ___ , ~-=-==:::~=::-~===-::::;:::.... -...-. .. ............. ..... 2. Op en a PDF docum ent 3. Access an external website :----------------------------------------------------------------.: : : ; : ; I PRINT I @. ' Throughout this course, you are responsible for all the information. This includes information that is directly on \ ~l screen and information that is included in ~ tabs and other selectable <it ems. ~ Back : Page7of 14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I View CR Submit CR Hyperlinks Links in t he form of text, graphic hotspots, and buttons embedded throughout the cou rse provide you with access to add itional information. h t t p / /WWW · Hyperl inked t ext is always underlined and appears in blue. Clicking a hyperlink may::. ._ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _:..J:::;-----------1"~ 1. Display a QQJll!Q window HELP __........... __ -·------..-­ ... ___ ______ ...---·-·--­ ... ..................____ ----·­·---·---...--­ -----· --..-·--­ Popup 2. Op en a PDF docum ent , ~=::-~===-::::;:::.This is a sample popu p window . 3. Access an external website Close it by either r eselecting the -...-. hy per link or by selecting th e open - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Pop up window. ' Throughout this course, you al'ltf~!'ll'!l'!!!ll!!!l~------'""1--_. --~ for all the information. This includes information that is directly on \ ~l screen and information that is included in ~ tabs and other selectable <it ems. @. ~ Back Page7of1 4 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR Navigation Navigating between Lessons The Atlas table of contents colum n to the left lists the lesso ns in each modu le. To access each lesso n, select its title in the list . The ci rcles next to each lesson title, ca lled Harvey balls, tr ack your progr ess toward completion . Depend ing on the version you are using, when you complete a lesson, either a circle will be filled with ora nge or a green check ma rk will d isplay. In cases where the cir cle does not fi ll or a check ma rk does not display immediately after you complete the lesson, it shou ld fill after you access another lesson or the next time you log into the module. Nav igating within Lessons The Back and Next buttons, located in the bottom center of the page are the pr imary lesson navigation tools. Select these buttons wit h your mouse cursor or use t he Left and Right a rrow keys of your keyboard to either advance or return to a page. ~ Back Page8of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR Course Features Standard features incl ude the Resour ces, Pr in t, and H e lp menus. Th ese m enus a re accessed by selecti ng the buttons located in the top r ig ht of each page. Close these menus by selecting the smal l X icon in the top r ight corner of each menu when visible. Select each menu button in t he graphic belo w to learn m ore . Con,plete Answers in the FAR It 1s important to note here that you will rarely find a "complete11 answer contained within a single paragraph within the FAR. Many provisions contained 1n each paragraph of the FAR are dependent on 9u1det1nes set forth 1n other paragraphs. Therefore. you must be dohgent on your research of a given topic to ensure that your conclusions are both accurate and complete. ~ Back Page9of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRI NT I View CR Submit CR Course Feat ures Standard features incl ude the Resour ces, Pr int, and H e lp menus. Th ese m enus a re accessed by selecti ng the buttons located in the top r ig ht of each page. Close these menus by selecting the smal l X icon in the top r ight corner of each menu when visible. Select each menu button in the graphic below to learn more. Resources LOG206 Intern Structure and Mai The Resour ces menu contains hyperlinks to su pplemental ' HELP information . Exam ples of resources include reference Complete Answe p ublications, external web sites, d irector ies, documents, or a glossary. Please note that not all courses include resou rces. lt1s1mportant tl!i'!""l!"ll!!!'!!"l!'l!l~------'!!!I~................................. you will rarely find a "complete11 answer contained within a single paragraph within the FAR. Many provisions contained 1n each paragraph of the FAR are dependent on 9u1det1nes set forth 1n other paragraphs. Therefore. you must be dohgent on your research of a given topic to ensure that your conclusions are both accurate and complete. ~ Back Page9of 14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRI NT I View CR Submit CR Course Features Standard features incl ude the Resources, Prin t , and Help menus . Th ese m enus a re accessed by selecti ng the buttons located in the top r ig ht of each page. Close these menus by selecting the smal l X icon in the top r ight corner of each menu when visible. Select each menu button in t he graphic belo w to learn m ore. Print LOG206 Intern Structure and Mai The Print button opens the print menu which contains a ' HELP course o utl ine. Each lesson is hyper linked to a print file document . Select t he hyperlink to open the PDF print file for that lesson . Print or download the docu ment as needed. It 1s important t"'°'19'!11!'1'!1!1'1!!"!1'1!!1'!_ _ _""!!!r'_______________ol Complete Answe you will rarely find a "complete11 answer contained within a single paragraph within the FAR. Many provisions contained 1n each paragraph of the FAR are dependent on 9u1det1nes set forth 1n other paragraphs. Therefore. you must be dohgent on your research of a given topic to ensure that your conclusions are both accurate and complete. ~ Back Page9of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction RESOURCES I PRI NT I View CR Submit CR Course Features Standard features incl ude the Resour ces, Pr int, and H e lp menus. Th ese m enus a re accessed by selecti ng the buttons located in the top r ig ht of each page. Close these menus by selecting the smal l X icon in the top r ight corner of each menu when visible. Select each menu button in t he graphic belo w to learn m ore . Help LOG206 Intern Structure and Mai The Help menu conta ins information about the course layout ' Con,plete Answe lt1s1mportant HELP in Atlas, poi nts of contact for technical help, and course version information . ......~................................... t"'""!!"""'~"""'" you will rarely find a "complete11 answer contained within a single paragraph within the FAR. Many provisions contained 1n each paragraph of the FAR are dependent on 9u1det1nes set forth 1n other paragraphs. Therefore. you must be dohgent on your research of a given topic to ensure that your conclusions are both accurate and complete. ~ Back Page9of14 I ~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR Media Player Vid eos a nd aud io narration are used in this course to d eliver content and provide amplifying information . A med ia player is used to control both types of med ia. I f a page contains either video o r audio, the med ia player will be displayed near t he bottom of the page . Select each icon in th e gr aphic below to learn more . ,.,1 ny prov1 ion nt 11ed 1n e"ch paragr:iph of the FAR are dependent on guidelines set forth 1n other paragraphs. Therefore, you rnvst.,iJ;.ilJli•,Q..IMiiiiiiiiiiiii~ilii-~iiii~ resurch ~ CC 13- =============================> ensure t both accul ...._ Back Page 10 of 14 I~ Next CON200 Business Decisions for Contracting RESOURCES Lesson 0 .1 - Course Introduction I PRINT I HELP View CR Submit CR Media Player Vid eos a nd aud io narration are used in this course to d eliver content and provide amplifyi ng information . A med ia player is used to cont rol both types of med ia. I f a page contains either video o r audio, the med ia player will be displayed near t he bottom of the page . Select each icon in th e gr aphic below to learn more . 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