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Contracting Officer (Technical) Representative COR/COTR Refresher

Stay current to meet present and future challenges!

Course Purpose

This “refresher” course provides the most current insight for enhancing functional knowledge and technical performance for the Contracting Officer’s (Technical) Representative (COR/COTR), Task Administrator, Cognizant Technical Officer (CTO), Quality Assurance Evaluator (QAE), or other contractor oversight positions. The course presents and discusses new laws and regulations, as well as recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Inspector General (IG) cases that pertain to the federal government oversight process. In addition, this course reemphasizes procurement integrity and ethics issues


The course starts with a refresher “quiz” on hot topics and current contract management issues. Participants and the instructor discuss real-life scenarios and ever-changing challenges for the COR/COTR. This course encourages interactive exchanges of information to enhance knowledge by sharing experiences and forming networks for the future.

Target Audience

All federal government COR/COTRs, or similar professionals that desire to stay current in their contract administration function and/or must complete a refresher course every two years to maintain their current certification.

AMCI offers volume discounts and discounts to government customers. Course prices listed are for Washington DC-based course offerings. Please contact AMCI for further information about our pricing or to receive a price quote for your organization's training needs.
Course Length: 1 Day
CLPs: 8
Cost: Call
  • To refresh the COR/COTR with:
    • New laws and regulations
    • Emerging initiatives in contractor oversight
    • Recent trends in acquisition
  • Emphasize the importance of teamwork between the technical/engineering community and the contracting community for effectively conducting the contracting process
  • Raise the level of awareness of non-contracting personnel to their value and importance in the contracting process
  • Reinforce the different responsibilities of the Contracting Officer and the COR/COTR
  • Re-Examination of the Federal Government Acquisition Process
  • An Update & Review of Current Legislation Regulations and Policies
  • Another Look at Federal Government Contracts and Contracting
  • Discussion of Performance Experiences from View of the Contracting Officer and the COR/COTR
  • Identification of Current Duties & Responsibilities of the COR/COTR & Potential Changes that May Impact Performance
  • Administration Experiences Including Delinquencies and Disputes
  • A Refresh of COR/COTR's Role in Tracking Contract Funding
  • Highlights for the Current Emphasis on Effective & Timely Contract Close-Out

Contact Laurie Roberts at for more information or to schedule this or any of AMCI's other Project Management Certification courses.

Please Note: AMCI does not offer generic open-enrollment courses. We specialize in tailoring on-site training for each Federal agency or private-sector firm.

Please contact Laurie Roberts at to order any classroom course for delivery in your location.