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COR Levels I and II Training Certification Courses Now Available from AMA FAC-COR training designed to meet needs of civilian Contracting Officer’s Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. 12/10/2014

Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) and other federal employees involved in the acquisition process no longer have to take required certification courses tailored to Defense Department regulations due to two new course offerings announced today by American Management Association (AMA).

The two new AMA courses (COR Level I Training #9801 and COR Level II Training #9405) are mapped to the latest FAC-COR competencies and performance outcomes, which were approved by OFPP in January 2013. The COR Level I course has been approved by the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) which is responsible for the development of the federal acquisition workforce. Approval of the COR Level II course is expected by January. Each course qualifies for Continuous Learning Points (8 CLPs for COR Level I and 40 CLPs for COR Level II). The courses are available through AMA’s MOBIS Federal Supply Schedule Contract #GS-02F-0092R. 

Former Chief Acquisition Officer and Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Director, Ronald C. Flom worked with AMA’s Instructional Design Team to develop the two highly engaging and interactive courses which are unusual in that they focus on the needs of civilian federal contracting personnel, rather than on Department of Defense (DoD) contracting standards.  Course content uses case studies, role-playing, simulations, group experiences and more to encourage participants to learn with information relevant to their own agency’s acquisition process.

“These courses will serve the needs of CORs in two ways,” said Sam Davis, Vice President AMA Government Solutions. “First, by providing the many federal contracting employees who are waitlisted and in need of certification access to high quality, interactive FAC-COR courses in Washington, DC and around the country.  And second, by addressing the specific needs of civilian CORs versus. being forced to take courses mapped to the DoD’s COR 222 military standards.”

To register for these courses, please visit:
COR LEVEL I Training from AMA (#9801)

Both courses can also be available onsite at your agency.

About American Management Association
American Management Association (www.amanet.org) is a world leader in talent development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive organizational success.  AMA’s approach to improving performance combines experiential learning – learning through doing – with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career.  AMA Government Solutions (www.amanet.org/government) supports the goals of agencies through a complete range of products and services, including classroom and live online seminars, e-learning programs, webcasts, webinars, podcasts, books and research.

AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.