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iCatalog Home WSM 021 International Acquisition & Exportability (IA&E) Workshop
(Last Modified:06-Jan-2020)

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Description
The International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) workshop is a DAU-facilitated workshop designed to assist program teams in understanding IA&E fundamentals and applying best practices to assist in integrating international consideration in program planning and execution. The specific contents of a workshop will be tailored to meet the needs of the customer and it can be conducted as a learning event as part of DAU mission assistance consulting activities on specific programs. Topics that can be addressed in a workshop include: Introduction to IA&E; Planning and Analysis, Defense Exportability; Technology Security and Foreign Disclosure; International Cooperative Programs; Foreign Military Sales Systems Acquisition; International Contracting; Working with Industry, and International Business Planning. Depending on customer requirements, a variety of DAU Job Support Tools, practical exercises, or case studies may be used to help build critical thinking skills relevant to integrating IA&E considerations in defense acquisition efforts.

Upon completion, participants can expect the following critical performance behaviors to result from this workshop:
  • Identify and integrate international acquisition considerations in program acquisition strategies as required by U.S. law and DoD policy
  • Leverage international participation in acquisition programs to achieve cost savings; and enhance coalition capabilities of U.S. and allied warfighters
  • Design in exportability early in the acquisition process to facilitate delivery of capabilities to foreign partners earlier while protecting U.S. technology and investment
  • Plan and execute international acquisition programs of various forms (e.g., Foreign Military Sales, Building Partner Capacity, Direct Commercial Sales, and International Cooperative Programs)
  • Objectives
    The learning objectives for this workshop are:
  • Understand key IA&E elements, inter-relationships, current policies, and apply best practices
  • Conduct IA&E assessments and incorporate international considerations in program acquisition strategies
  • Understand Technology Security and Foreign Disclosure considerations
  • Understand main factors in developing exportable systems
  • Plan and execute International Cooperative Programs, Foreign Military Sales programs, and Building Partner Capacity programs
  • Understand how International Contracting supports both domestic and international acquisition program activities
  • Develop an understanding of industry‚Äôs perspective on international acquisition programs
  • Conduct international business planning throughout the acquisition life cycle
  • Target Attendees
    Program Executive Officer (PEO), Program Management Organization (PMO), Integrated Product Team (IPT), and International Program Organization (IPO) personnel in all functional disciplines working on programs with potential or on-going international activity.
    Prerequisite(s)
    None
    Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    Typically 1 to 3 days. Length varies as content is tailored depending upon customer-specified requirements.
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Workshop
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits  
    PDS Code  
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  0
    Reservist Retirement Points  
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • The CLPs awarded depend on the duration of the workshop
  • To inquire about or request an IA&E workshop please contact internationalhelp@dau.edu