FAR - "Less Complicated"

A Practical Guide to the FAR

14 Learning Credits

March 10-11, 2021

Available Live or On-Demand

Our comprehensive explanations will help new FAR users, while our in-depth examples will aid experienced contract professionals.

This two-day offers critical information through hands-on workshops that will help both contracting and technical personnel better understand and navigate the FAR. Attendees will come away from the course feeling confident about how to apply the FAR to a variety of acquisition scenarios.

2 Day Course

9:30AM-4:30PM EST

Electronic Training Materials

All your course training materials will be delivered electronically


14 Continuous Learning Points (CLPS), 14 Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPES)

CSCM Certification

FAR "Less Complicated" is an elective for completion of the Certified Schedules Contracts Manager (CSCM) certificate program.

NCMA Credit

This courses meets the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs.

HRCI Certification Institute

This courses meets the requirements of the HRCI Certification Institutes continuing education requirements.



Virtual Instructor Led



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Our Instructors

Tommy Benton


Tommy Benton is a retired Federal Government employee with the predominance of his service spent working in contracting and acquisition. He was   a Senior Procurement Analyst for the U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service in the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Policy Division.  He served as the Chief of MAS Policy where he developed and presented multiple training courses on the proper use of the MAS Program through online and classroom presentations and held Level III certifications as FAC-C, FAC-COR, and FAC-PPM.

Jim Hiles


Jim Hiles is an acquisition expert with more than 30 years of experience in business operations, logistics, acquisition and the FAR. Jim has been directly involved in the submission of over 400 proposals to a wide variety of commercial and government clients. He has led strategies and team formation, pricing, staffing, and competitor analyses. He has also held positions in executive roles overseeing and implementing solutions and delivering services.

Our Students Say

“Course was great! Instructor was VERY knowledgable and presented the material very well.”
—Miles Maye
“Very effective course.”

—Pam Stevens
Vyalex Management Solutions

Additional Dates

Can't make the next class? Don't worry, we have several additional dates available.

June 22-23, 2021

2 day offering | 9:30AM-4:30PM EST

September 14-15, 2021

2 day offering | 9:30AM-4:30PM EST

November 16-17, 2021

2 day offering | 9:30AM-4:30PM EST

FAR "Less Complicated"

$695 | March 11-12, 2021 | 9:30am – 4:30pm EST

Our clients

Centre has provided our national recognized training services to a wide range of both government and industry clients.