Management Concepts

Introduction to Agile Contracting for IT

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Jan 15, 2020
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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About the course

Agile approaches to IT procurement have become more common in Federal acquisition. With guidance from the TechFAR Handbook and the Digital Services Playbook, you will learn the strategies for applying Agile practices and how to execute them in your own IT procurements. Real-world scenarios will highlight best practices for Agile approaches throughout the IT acquisition lifecycle by saving time, reducing risk, and improving IT contract quality.

Learning Objectives

  • Given an overview of agile fundamentals, explain the benefits of applying agile strategies to contracting
  • Given realistic scenarios, determine best practices for using agile strategies in contracting

Course Topics

Agile Fundamentals for Contracting

  • Agile Concepts
  • Federal Guidance for Agile Acquisition
  • Agile Project Contracting Strategies

Best Practices for Agile Acquisitions

  • Developing the Agile Contract
  • Executing the Agile Contract
  • What's Ahead in Agile Contracting

Who should attend

This course is intended for contracting personnel in the Federal Government and commercial sectors seeking to save time, reduce risk, and improve the quality of their contracts using agile practices. Individuals taking this class may hold positions with the following titles: contracting officer, contracting officer's representative, contract specialist, procurement analyst, and contract or leasing specialist, among others.

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