Your purchase request has to be in by a certain date to be obligated by the end of the fiscal year. Check the current cutoff dates.
FY 2019 Acquisition Cut-off Dates
This section explains the nomination process for Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) including required qualifications, training and responsibilities.
Your Contracting Officer's Representative's integrity must be beyond reproach. This section provides guidance for understanding the qualifications and training as well as the documentation required for COR nomination.
COR Nomination Memo
The form you need to complete to nominate a Contracting Officer's Representative.
COR Termination Memo
The form required to terminate a Contracting Officer's Representative.
Many options for training are available for the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), both mandatory and supplemental. Here you'll find help navigating the essentials.
USD, AT&L, DoD, INST No. 5000.72, "DoD Standard for Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Certification", Incorporating Changes, 31 AUG 2018"
An outline of DoD mandatory competencies, experience and training an individual needs to become a type B COR.
Contracting Officers Representative (COR) Online Traininghttp://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/courses.aspx?crs_id=1731Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) Acquisition Online Coursehttps://ctip.defense.gov/Training/Contracting-Acquisition/Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE), Web Based Training (WBT)https://wawftraining.eb.mil/wbt/CORT Application: CORT Overview, Overview of the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and COR Nominee processes within the CORT Toolhttps://wawftraining.eb.mil/wbt/xhtml/wbt/cort/index.xhtml#primePane7Wide Area Workflow (WAW) Application: Software User's Manual (SUM), SUM – Overviewhttps://wawftraining.eb.mil/wbt/xhtml/wbt/wawf/index.xhtmlElectronic Document Access (EDA) Application: EDA Overviewhttps://wawftraining.eb.mil/wbt/xhtml/wbt/eda/index.xhtmlElectronic Document Access (EDA) Registrationhttps://wawftraining.eb.mil/wbt/xhtml/wbt/eda/index.xhtmlDHRA Annual Ethics Traininghttps://jko.jten.mil/courses/yrrp/CourseWare/YRRP-US091/launch.htmlDAU CLM 003 Overview of Acquisition Ethicshttp://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/courses.aspx?crs_id=248CPARS Training: CPARS Overview, Quality and Narrative Writing,https://www.cpars.gov/webtrain_auto.htm
DAU Equivalent Courses, Training Courses and Schedules, CORhttp://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/tabnav.aspx?tab=CORDefense Acquisition University, Equivalent Courses Listingshttp://icatalog.dau.mil/appg.aspxDefense Acquisition University, Training, Continuous Learning Centerhttps://www.dau.mil/training/clc
A listing of opportunities for COR training including course length, responsible agency and websites and telephone contact information.
Improving Department of Defense Acquisition Requirements Development
A DoD-wide matrix of available training courses offered by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) for making purchases.
OSD Memorandum: DoD Management of Unobligated Funds; Obligation Rate Tenets
Addresses a long-standing DoD problem regarding the way unobligated funds are managed.
Acquisition Community Connection: COR Community
The COR Community provides a forum for CORs to interact, to share knowledge and experiences, and to solve business problems. It provides quick access to information and resources, as well as the ability to interact, ask questions, and share experiences across the DoD.
This document provides information on Contract Management and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans... The Why and How of Measuring Contractor Performance.
AQL Performance Measurements
Provides samples of appropriate Performance Measurements.
The Guidebook for Performance-Based Services Acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense.
OSD Memorandum: Update to the Department of Defense Contracting Officer Representative Tracking Tool
Mandates the use of the CORT Tool across DoD.
CORT Tool User Guide
CORT Tool User Guide v2, 1 APR 2015.
CORT Tool FAQ
CORT Tool FAQ v2, 21 JUL 2015.
DoD COR Handbook
DoD COR Handbook, 22 MAR 2012