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Applying Business Acumen to Delivering Results for Mission Accomplishment Within the Federal Government (CON 353)

DAU Approved for Equivalency

Course Purpose

This course provides the contracting professional the training necessary for the Level III Contracting certification course. Through realistic scenario-based learning, students work in teams to practice developing sound business solutions as a valued strategic and expert business advisor. Student course work is designed to contribute solutions to senior leadership and local supervisors and to provide resources for the Contracting career field via the course community of practice.


The prerequisite for this Level III course is at least 1 year of contracting experience after Level II certification

Target Audience

Contracting professionals at GS-12 rating who work, or are projected to work, in a position requiring Level III certification required by DAWIA or OFPP Policy Letter 05-01.

Precourse Assignments

Students must complete all online assignments prior to attending this course. These online assignments represent 25 percent of the studentís grade. Details will be provided by Student Services 30 days prior to the class start date.

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: 10Class Days
CLPs: 80 hours
Cost: Call
Students who successfully complet this AMCI equivalent course will be able to:
  • effectively team, exercise business leadership, and apply expertise (technical, business, and financial) resulting in business solutions that improve mission support;
  • innovate and use best practices in combination with critical thinking, problem solving, and dilemma resolution skills for improved planning, execution, and performance management outcomes;
  • develop business solutions that reflect consideration of risk and impacts on performance and synthesize policy as well as interests of functional team members and the marketplace; and
  • contribute to the development and implementation of change through an improved understanding of the legislative, regulatory, and policy processes.
  • Critical thinking
  • Business forum on challenges
  • Problem-solving and systems thinking
  • Risk management
  • Leadership
  • Change management
  • Current policy impacting acquisition
  • Current topics/improvement initiatives

Contact Laurie Roberts at for more information or to schedule this or any of AMCI's other Professional Acquisition and Contracting Training Series 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.