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CERTIFICATION STANDARDS & CORE PLUS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT   LEVEL III

(See Notes at the Bottom)
Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
Program Manager   
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  CCON 020 - Contracting for Systems Acquisition Credential (in development)
  
  CACQ 005 - Foundational Earned Value Management Credential (in development)
Acquisition of Services   
  CCON 008 - Commercial Acquisition Credential (in development)
  CCON 025 - Contracting for Services Credential (in development)
  
  CLCL 008 - Product Support Arrangements Credential (in development)
  
Software Acquisition Management   TBD
  TBD
Information Technology Management   
  
  
  
  
  
  
  CENG 005 - DevSecOps Intermediate Credential (in development)
  CENG 006 - DevSecOps Advanced Credential (in development)
  CENG 007 - Software Engineer Intermediate Credential (in development)
  CENG 008 - Software Engineer Advanced Credential (in development)
  CENG 009 - Software Assurance Intermediate Credential (in development)
  CENG 010 - Software Assurance Advanced Credential (in development)
International Programs   ACQ 3200 - Foreign Investment Security and National Security Concerns (in development)
  
  CACQ 012 - International Acquisition/Security Cooperation for Program Managers (in development)
  INT 1110 - International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation (in development)
  INT 2110 - International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Program Management (in development)
Management of Programs in Sustainment   TBD
  
  
  
  
  
  CLCL 008 - Product Support Arrangement Credential (in development)
 
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Acquisition Training None required
 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.
  ACQ 315  Understanding Industry (R)
  ACQ 315  Understanding Industry (R)
  BCF 110  Fundamentals of Business Financial Management
  PMT 0120  Program Scheduling
  ENG 201  Applied Systems Engineering in Defense Acquisition, Part I
  EVM 263  Principles of Schedule Management (R)
  LOG 104  Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM)
  PMT 3550  Program Management Office Course, Part A
  PMT 3600  Program Management Office Course (R)
 Education Formal education not required for certification.
 Experience   4 years in program management with cost, schedule and performance responsibilities
  At least 2 years in a program office for system development and acquisition or similar organization (dedicated matrix support to a PM, PEO, DCMA program integrator, or supervisor of shipbuilding). These two years may run concurrent with the preceding 4 year requirement.
  OR
  Level III DAWIA certification in another acquisition functional
  2 years in program management with cost, schedule and performance responsibilities
  2 years in a program office for system development and acquisition or similar organization (dedicated matrix support to a PM, PEO, DCMA program integrator, or supervisor of shipbuilding). These 2 years may run concurrent with the preceding Level III or 2 year requirements.

Unique Position Training Standards
PEOs; PM/DPM of MDAP/MAIS; PM/DPM of significant nonmajor programs (see note 6 below)   PMT 4010 Program Management Course (R)
    PMT 4020 Executive Program Manager's Course (R)

Core Plus Development Guide (desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training Program Manager Acquisition of Services Software Acquisition Management Information Technology Management International Programs Management of Programs in Sustainment
  ACQ 265 Mission-Focused Services Acquisition (R)            
  ACQ 3700 Acquisition Law (R)            
  CLE 008 Six Sigma: Concepts and Processes            
  CLE 301 Reliability and Maintainability            
  ENG 202 Applied Systems Engineering in Defense Acquisition, Part II (R)            
  LOG 0220 Title 10 Depot Maintenance Statute Overview            
  LOG 0650 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Fundamentals            
  LOG 200 Product Support Strategy Development, Part A            
  LOG 201 Product Support Strategy Development, Part B (R)            
  LOG 2040 Configuration Management            
  LOG 235 Performance-Based Logistics            
  PQM 201A Intermediate Production, Quality, and Manufacturing, Part A            
  TST 2040 Test and Evaluation for Practitioners (R)            
Education
  At least 24 semester hours from among accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management (DANTES equivalency may be substituted)
  At least 24 semester hours from among accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management (DANTES equivalency may be substituted)
Experience
  2 additional years of acquisition experience, preferably in a systems program office or similar organization (in addition to core certification experience)
  2 additional years of acquisition experience, preferably in a systems program office or similar organization (in addition to core certification experience)
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