Acquisition Training for the Real World

Summer 2023 Session

“Sum” up FY23 with two weeks of awesome, FREE training during Acquisition Training for the Real World’s Summer campaign - July 24th - August 4th.

Mark Your Calendars. Registration Opening Soon!

Experts will gather from around the federal landscape to share innovation and solutions for your acquisition work. This virtual series explores opportunities to:

  • Become an expert on GSA’s tools and digital services and how they can help improve your acquisitions
  • Gain skills to improve the government’s buying power and reduce contract duplication
  • Learn about GSA’s efforts to make it easier to find and acquire products, services, and solutions to meet mission needs
  • Earn CLPs to maintain your certifications

Planned topics include:

  • Acquisition Gateway 2.0: Better, Faster, Stronger
  • Using pricing tools to create Independent Government Cost Estimates
  • Real CORs of the Federal Government
  • Vendor relations in contract administration
  • Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans
  • And MORE!

This two-week session is open to federal employees only.

NOTE: Want to share and present your experience developing requirements or in your role as a COR with our community of acquisition professionals? Contact Kelly (Robinson) Whitfield at

Past Event Resources

All of the Acquisition Training for the Real World recordings are posted on the Acquisition Gateway here: https://hallways.cap. central/81516/2022-recorded- training

**Please note that you must be a federal employee to access the course recordings.

Last Reviewed: 2023-05-30