UNI 4020V

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(Last Modified:17-Mar-2021)


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This is a Boston University (BU) course provided via DAU with BU professors. Megaprojects and Complex Project Management is an essential component to successful acquisition strategies, decision-making, and program execution. This multidisciplinary program focuses on capital-intensive public and private development throughout the world. Using several civil engineering megaprojects including Boston’s Big Dig, London’s Crossrail, and Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport. Case analysis will illustrate the role of public-private partnerships, division of responsibility, and risk sharing.
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Target Attendees
NH-III/IV and O-4/O-5 seasoned acquisition professionals in the career fields of engineering, test & evaluation, program management, life-cycle logistics and contracting.
One of the following:
  • CON 360, Contracting for Decision Makers
  • ENG 302, Advanced Systems Engineering
  • LOG 465, Executive Product Support Manager’s Course
  • PMT 360, Program Management Office Course, Part B
  • STM 304, Leadership in Science and Technology Management
  • TST 303, Advanced Test and Evaluation
  • 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
    30 student hours, over the course of 5 weeks (see Notes)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits 4 Boston University Credits
    PDS Code B3H
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  30
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • This course is restricted to DoD employees. Walk-ins NOT authorized.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex/MS Teams.

  • Course design:
  • 2 Virtual instructor-led (VILT) sessions in week 1 (Mon-Thurs 11:00-2:00pm
  • 1 VILT session weeks 2-5 (Thurs 11:00-2:00pm)
  • Weekly assignments between live sessions