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Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Acquisition And Contract Management

KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN USE

Enhance your marketability with new skills in contract management
Remain current regarding federal acquisition regulations
Learn about recent changes to the legal code that governs the procurement process
Further your contract negociation skills

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KEY COURSES IN YOUR CONCENTRATION.

BUS 315-Cost and Price Analysis

Learn how businesses can establish and administer equitable pricing arrangements for goods and/or services. Analyze the total price (cost plus profit) and the individual elements of cost (labor, materials, indirect costs and profit). Learn techniques for determining proper prices and estimating. Discuss methods of pricing research and development, and the selection of hardware and services.

BUS 319-Principles of Federal Acquisition and Contract Management

Examine the federal procurement process and introduces concepts, policies and procedures associated with government contracting. Discuss the programming, planning and justification of program funding; formulation and earmarking of procurement requirements; preparation of work statements and specifications; procurement requests; and acquisition planning.

BUS 330-Contract Administration and Management

Understand the general policies and procedures for federal contract administration in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Review the responsibilities of contract administration including pre-and post-award activities, contract oversight, quality assurance, compliance, financing, cost controls, documentation, terminations and disputes, and subcontract management. Discuss coordination with procurement activities and audit agencies.

BUS 340-Contract and Purchasing Negotiation Techniques

Get a background in the theory, strategies, techniques and tactics for negotiating contracts, as well as the principles and practices of negotiations for procurement. Prepare and conduct negotiations, with an emphasis on interactions and negotiation strategy. Focus on federal government contracting.

BUS 375-Project Management

Address the fundamentals of project management methodologies and examine their application to business. Review the stages and activities in the project life cycle, organization for business project management and various project control and evaluations processes. Consider negotiation and human resource management concerns in project management.

LEG 440-Procurement and Contract Law

Examine legal and regulatory aspects associated with federal acquisition and administration of contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Topics include contract formation and award protests, standards of conduct, governmental liability, the dispute process, and administrative and judicial methods of resolution of procurement and contract disputes.

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$1,420.00 per course (Full-Time), $1,420.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $900.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for undergraduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 1.5 to 3 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 2 or more per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.5 years or fewer
Part-time 1 class per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 3 years

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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