MASTER OF SCIENCE, Acquisition and Contract Management Degree
Bellevue University College of Business
Full time, Part time
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Be prepared for mid-to advanced-level roles in acquisitions and contract management and gain business acumen for any industry. While you are here, you will share coursework with the MBA program, filled with unique learning experiences that prepare you to be an effective leader. The master’s in contract management curriculum combines various disciplines with projects in business, financial management, and procurement principles. Develop your abilities in the following areas:
At Bellevue University, the master’s in contract management curriculum can help you prepare to obtain Level II or III Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification through Defense Acquisition University/FAI, which will enhance your resume and help you to stand out. Graduates, through our innovative curriculum, will learn how to:
Manage, supervise or develop policies and procedures involving procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development; using formal advertising, request for proposal, and negotiation.
Evaluate contract price proposals.
Administer or terminate and close out contracts.
Know the legislation, regulations, and business methods related to contracts, fiscal law, subcontracting, dispute and claims, fraud, debt, and terminations.
Apply data analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving to contract management.
Use time-series data and graphical tools to make forecasting and quality management decisions and use visual and numerical tools to manage the time and cost of projects.
Plan and execute project schedules using the critical path, PERT, and Gantt charts.
Acquire and manage resources to plan and control the transformation of those resources into goods and services.