Two of the key players in the acquisition process for the Federal Government are the Contracting Officer (CO) and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). Discuss their roles, authority and limitations as defined by the FAR.

Learning Activity #1

Two of the key players in the acquisition process for the Federal Government are the Contracting Officer (CO) and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). Discuss their roles, authority and limitations as defined by the FAR.

Learning Activity #2

Go to the Government Accountability Office Protest site GAO Protest. Search for Case File B-295463. While the protest addresses several issues there is specific reference to FAR 3.104. Please discuss the issues raised, how the FAR was applied and the GAO Decision.