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    Program / Project Management

Skill Level: Open to all.

This training workshop introduces project managers and those involved in federal contracting to the document that governs the federal acquisition process: the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Participants will gain a rudimentary understanding of the FAR system and its underlying basis, and become familiar with its structure and content.

Project managers and technical personnel interested in obtaining a fundamental knowledge of the FAR and its relationship to the NASA FAR Supplement.

Related Resources

Resource Category

NASA Source Selection Guide Document
Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Training Opportunities (Public) Website

APPEL Library Resource

NASA Galaxie Library NASA Galaxie Library
All supplemental resources are NASA accessible only unless otherwise noted.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the origins of the FAR and its layout
  • Describe the FAR’s application to federal procurements
  • Locate pertinent information in the FAR
  • Describe elements of the NASA FAR Supplement