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REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT
(See Notes at the Bottom)
 
Joint Requirements Management Certification
 Education Formal education not required for certification
 Training   Level A Requires:
  CLR 101  Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System
  Level B Requires:
  RQM 110  Core Concepts for Requirements Management
  CLR 101, Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System (Optional)
  Level (Optional & Undefined) Requires:
  RQM 110  Core Concepts for Requirements Management
  RQM 2100  Application Skills for Requirements Managers
  Level C Requires:
  RQM 110  Core Concepts for Requirements Management
  RQM 3100V  Advanced Concepts and Skills for Requirements Management
  CLR 101, Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System (Optional)
  RQM 2100, Application Skills for Requirements Managers (Recommended)
  Level D Requires:
  RQM 4030V  Requirement Executive Overview
  OR (position/level dependent):
  RQM 4130  Senior Leader Requirements Course (R)
  AND:
  CLR 101, Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System (Recommended)
 Experience None specified

Functional/Interdisciplinary Developmental Recommendations
Assignment Type  Opportunities
Level A – Foundational   Contribute to requirements generation and capability development in various capacities to include: Stating users’ needs, analysis, subject matter or domain expertise, document staffing and coordination, administrative support.
  Typical Level A positions/billets require no significant requirements experience or DAU prerequisites. Examples of Level A job-related tasks may include: participate in Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) developing CRs, defining requirements; assisting with drafting, coordinating, and staffing of JCIDS documents, associated materials and media; supporting Capability Based Analysis (CBA) or other analytical teams; support Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) teams; supporting program office reviews; fundamental working knowledge of service policies and procedures for requirements related issues.
  Core Plus Courses:
   CLC 004 Market Research
   CLR 101 Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System
   CLR 151 Analysis of Alternatives
   CLR 250 Capabilities-Based Assessment
   CLR 252 Developing Performance Attributes
Level B – Requirements Practitioner   Writing requirements and requirements documents; fill specific capacities to include: lead study elements, adjudicate comments, facilitate document development and coordination across organizations, and consolidate a Service/Agency position on a program/requirements document.
  Typical Level B billets/positions must have Level B training and experience with the terminology, policies and procedures associated with requirements, acquisition, and resourcing. Those filling Level B billets/positions may work directly with program office and resource office personnel. Examples of Level B job-related tasks may include: leading or playing a significant role in requirements related IPTs; participate as members of acquisition program IPTs; significant role in CBA or similar analytical efforts; contribute as SME in AoA or similar analytical efforts; coordinate requirements issues with program offices; coordinate requirements documents among service-level stakeholders; coordinate presentations to service, joint and/or OSD requirements review panels; assist in the development of DoDAF Architecture Products; and provide input regarding a Service/Agency position on a program/requirements document.
  Core Plus Courses:
   CLC 004 Market Research
   CLR 101 Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System
   CLR 151 Analysis of Alternatives
   CLR 250 Capabilities-Based Assessment
   CLR 252 Developing Performance Attributes
Level C – Requirements Manager   Support the creation and staffing of requirements documents; train others on “Big A” acquisition topics; represent Services, Agencies, or CCMDs in requirements, acquisition, or resourcing forums; support presentations at Service-level or Functional Capability Boards (FCBs); lead or coordinate activities focused on requirements generation and capability development, including but not limited to: writing and editing capability requirements documents, participate in requirements related IPTs, significant role in requirements related studies and analysis.
  Typical Level C billets/positions must have Level C training and experience with the terminology, policies and procedures associated with requirements, acquisition and resourcing. Examples of Level C job-related tasks may include: lead or coordinate development of CONOPS or similar documents; represent service/agency for CCMD in requirements, acquisition and resourcing forums; support presentations at service capability requirements councils/boards; lead, coordinate or support presentations at joint staff forums (including working group, FCB, JCB, and JROC forums); finalize JCIDS documents for service-level approval; adjudicate staffing comments on JCIDS documents; lead or coordinate development of DoDAF Architecture Products; assist service-level action officers with resource justification material; provide input to cost and affordability venues as related to requirements issues.
  Core Plus Courses:
   CLC 004 Market Research
   CLR 101 Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System
   CLR 151 Analysis of Alternatives
   CLR 250 Capabilities-Based Assessment
   CLR 252 Developing Performance Attributes
Level D – Requirements Executive   General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) and Senior Executive Service (SES) - Validate and approve JCIDS documents; provide senior leadership and oversight of JCIDS analysis and staffing; enforce capability requirements standards and accountability.
  Core Plus Courses:
   CLC 004 Market Research
   CLR 101 Intro to the Joint Capabilities Integration & Development System
   CLR 151 Analysis of Alternatives
   CLR 250 Capabilities-Based Assessment
   CLR 252 Developing Performance Attributes

Notes:
2 An "(R)" following a course title indicates the course is delivered as resident-based instruction.
21 If a virtual instructor-led version of a course is available, the course number is noted by the “V” after the course ID. The “V” course is acceptable in lieu of the (R) version of the course. For example, ACQ 2030V is acceptable in lieu of ACQ 2030. A separate concept card is available at: https://icatalog.dau.edu/icatalog_home.aspx