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Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
Industrial and/or Contract Property Management   Develops policy and procedures for government property management
  Oversees and manages life cycle processes for government-owned property being utilized by contractors (i.e., government property in the possession of contractors and, in some instances, government-owned contractor-operated plants)
  Provides advice and assistance on property-related matters during acquisition planning, contract formation, and contract management
  Reviews contractor’s purchasing system as it pertains to property management
  Performs investigations of instances of lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed government property and either grant relief or recommends liability
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Acquisition Training  ACQ 202  Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part A
 Functional Training    The virtual or "V" version of a course noted by the "V" after the course number in the course ID is acceptable in lieu of the (R) version of a course.
  CON 360  Contracting for Decision Makers (R)
  1 additional course from the Harvard Business Management Modules identified in the Core Plus Developmental Guide below.
 Education Formal education not required for certification
 Experience 4 years of experience in industrial property management positions of increasing responsibility and complexity

Core Plus Development Guide (desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training Ind and/or Con Prop Mgt
  ACQ 2030 Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B (R)
  CLE 015 Continuous Process Improvement Familiarization
  HBS 406 Coaching
  HBS 424 Leading and Motivating
 Baccalaureate degree or at least 24 semester hours in accounting, law, business, finance, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management
 4 additional years of experience in industrial property management
1 The Core Certification Standards section lists the training and/or education and experience REQUIRED for certification at this level for this career field within 24 months of assignment.
2 An "(R)" following a course title indicates the course is delivered as resident-based instruction.
5 When preparing your IDP, you and your supervisor should consider the training, education, and experience listed in the Core Plus Development Guide at this and the lower level(s) if not already completed.
21 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: