Contact Management Certs

Certificates in Contract Management

In partnership with The George Washington University, ESI offers you the ability to obtain an Associate’s Certificate in Government Contracting. This certificate exhibits your knowledge and skills within the government contracting discipline.

You are also able to obtain a Master’s Certificate in government contracting from ESI and The George Washington University. Obtaining the Master’s Certificate allows you to add credentials after your name, and highlights your expertise in the field. 

Obtaining an Associate’s Certificate in Government Contracting

To receive your Associate’s Certificate, you must complete three courses within two years.

Associates in Government Contracting

You must take one


Federal Contracting Basics (CON 110)

Contract Management Principles and Practices

You must take two additional courses


Core government contracting courses

Business Skills courses (one)

Specialized contracting courses

Obtaining a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting

To receive your Master’s Certificate, you must complete seven courses within four years.

Masters in Government Contracting

You must complete the following five courses


Federal Contracting Basics (CON 110)

Negotiation Strategies and Techniques

Source Selection: The Best-Value Process (CON 111)

Contract Pricing

Operating Practices in Contract Administration (CON 112)

The remaining two courses may be taken


DAWIA/FAC-C equivalent courses

Contract Management elective courses

Commercial contracting courses

Project Management courses

IT Project Management courses

Courses for experienced project managers

Agile courses

Business Analysis courses

Business Skills courses


  • Students must adhere to the restrictions specified on each course page.
  • Each course may be applied to only one associate's certificate. However, all courses applied to the Associate's Certificate may also be applied toward specific Master's Certificate requirements.
  • State of AZ Students: Upon successful completion of certificate requirements, you may be awarded an Associate or Master Certificate.

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Resources for the PMO

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Resources for the Practitioner

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Resources for the L&D Professional

Contract Desk

Resources for the Contracting Officer

Business Desk

Resources for the Project Sponsors

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