Online Bachelor of Business Administration Acquisition and Contract Management
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A degree to help you seal the deal
Do you have a knack for striking bargains and negotiating agreements? With a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Acquisition and Contract Management concentration from Strayer, you can expand on those skills and put them to work. This program can help boost your ability to administer and negotiate contracts in a competitive business marketplace.
Winter classes start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
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Bring your best to work
Employees with skills in cost and price analysis, contract and purchasing negotiation techniques and contract law can make a real difference in company growth. You can learn and develop these skills by studying acquisition and contract management.
Build your skills
- Understand the contract lifecycle management process, the principal activities involved and the common quality assurance and control mechanisms.
- Demonstrate the successful application of contract management principles.
- Develop policies to successfully execute all phases of the contract management process.
- Integrate the knowledge of various business disciplines and contract law and develop relevant solutions to address contract lifecycle management issues.
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Gain real-world, applicable skills
The core classes for a BBA in Acquisition and Contract Management will expose you to all aspects of government contracting while teaching you key functions of contract management – including negotiations, administration, fulfillment and completion. View all courses.
Covers establishment and administration of equitable pricing arrangements for goods and/or services. Analyzes the total price (cost plus profit) and the individual elements of cost (labor, materials, indirect costs, and profit). Emphasizes techniques for determining proper prices and estimating. Discusses methods of pricing research and development, and the selection of hardware and services.
Examines the federal procurement process and introduces concepts, policies, and procedures associated with government contracting. Discusses the programming, planning, and justification of program funding, formulation and earmarking procurement requirements, preparation of work statements and specifications, procurement requests, and acquisition planning.
Presents the theory, strategies, techniques and tactics for negotiating contracts, and principles and practices of negotiations for procurement. Includes preparation and conduct of negotiations and emphasizes interactions prior to/during negotiations and methods of dealing with situations under different types of negotiations. The focus is on federal government contracting.
Examine legal and regulatory aspects associated with federal acquisition and administration of contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Topics include contract formation and award protests, standards of conduct, governmental liability, the dispute process, and administrative and judicial methods of resolution and procurement and contract disputes.
Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
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Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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