Course Information FQN 479 - SOURCE SELECTION AND MARKET RESEARCH Course Details FY: 2020 Course Number: FQN 479 Phase: Course Title: SOURCE SELECTION AND MARKET RESEARCH CLPs: 40 Course Scope Target Audience: Contracting professionalsDescription: Gain the knowledge and skills to make sound decisions using negotiated contracting procedures as prescribed in FAR Part 15 by selecting the best source selection criteria for the acquisition. Market research is the foundation of acquisition strategy. Understand the relevant industry practices, commercial solutions, and potential services that meet organizational requirements, enabling contracting personnel to make the best choices for their agency. You will learn and apply the basic principles, tools, and methods for performing market research, from defining the term to gathering information to documenting results. A special focus is given to commercial versus developmental products and locating small business sources. Prerequisites There are no prerequisites for this course.