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(Last Modified:17-Apr-2020)


By the end of this course, you will be able to describe Information Technology (IT) products, processes, and services that are acquired in support of the National Defense Strategy (NDS) for any IT acquisition. IT is made up of software and hardware. This course focuses on the software aspects as described by the DoD Digital Modernization Strategy Software includes Cybersecurity and embedded firmware. Course describes what the software-based technology is, why it is important to DoD and how to acquire the technology.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition personnel in the Information Technology (IT), Engineering and Program Management career fields.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
ISA 101 Basic Information Systems Acquisition ZYB 30-Sep-2022
IRM 101 Basic Information Systems Acquisition JHD 30-Sep-2017
Course Length
Approximately 9 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
PDS Code Z44
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   0.9
Continuous Learning Points  9
Reservist Retirement Points  2
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Completing ACQ 1010 prior to registering is recommended.
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  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.