Who should attend
This course is intended for personnel involved with acquiring and providing supplies and services for the federal government. This course will help to deliver a basic understanding of Other Transaction Authority as an alternative to contracts under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation or through financial assistance under agency statutory authority.
About the course
Eleven agencies have statutory authority to conduct acquisitions using Other Transactions (OTs). This beginning level class introduces and explains how these Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs) may be leveraged to streamline the acquisition process. You will learn about the history and resurgence of OTs, the legal factors impacting the use of OTs, and when it’s best to use OTs, including the many ways they can be structured. You will leave the class thinking outside of the FAR.
- Determine how OTs and OTA are used within the modern acquisition environment
- Apply OT-specific knowledge throughout the pre-award and post-award process
- An Introduction to Other Transactions and Their Authorities
- The History and Resurgence of Other Transaction Agreements
- How Do Other Transactions Work?
Other Transaction Agreements in Action
This course is available in the following delivery modalities: Virtual. To view technology requirements by modality, click here.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.