ACQ 1650 Defense Acquisition of Services

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(Last Modified:22-Jun-2023)


This Online Training (OLT) course is designed to improve tradecraft in the acquisition of services. The course is based on DoD Instruction 5000.74, Defense Acquisition of Services, and includes services acquisition roles and responsibilities; oversight and approval of contracted services portfolios; services acquisition seven-step process; requirements development, validation, prioritization, and oversight; and acquisition considerations for information technology (IT) services. ACQ 1650 is designed for individuals who need to improve their knowledge of developing and defining service requirements, supporting business strategies, coordinating review and approval of services contracts, and effectively managing the resulting contractor performance. However, this course may also serve as an opportunity for experienced acquisition personnel to improve their understanding of the Service Acquisition process, approval levels and reporting requirements.

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Target Attendees
All service acquisition team members to include functional services managers, contracting officer representatives, quality assurance reviewers, contracting specialists, and those who are involved in developing and executing performance requirements, business strategies, and assessing contractor-provided services.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 7 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Online Training
Equivalent Courses None
Availability All
PDS Code Z2O
Walk-ins Authorized N/A
Pre-work required No
First Offering 7/6/2020
ACE Recommended Credits YES
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  7
Reservist Retirement Points  2
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).