WSM 027 Multi-Functional Acquisition Challenge

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(Last Modified:19-Jul-2022)

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The Multi-Functional Acquisition Challenge is a DAU-facilitated workshop built around a challenging and realistic acquisition scenario. This workshop involves a multi-day acquisition scenario that enables multi-functional members to address difficult acquisition situations (a dirty acquisition battlefield) that will further develop their critical thinking and cross-discipline team skills, while obtaining valuable feedback. The scenario involves a MFT detailed to Special Operations Command to acquire a multi-mission combatant craft for platoon-size maritime mobility in maritime denied environments. The workshop is available to both intact teams and individual workforce members.

  • Exercises critical thinking skills in a multi-functional environment with challenging scenarios
  • Participants are able to experiment in a safe environment and provide/receive feedback on individual and team behaviors
  • Exercise out brief to DOD Senior leader provides experiential learning and feedback
  • Training emphasizes key acquisition tools and topics and relevant topics
  • Scenario provides an opportunity to see the results of early decisions over the life cycle of the system
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Target Attendees
Target audience includes these functional areas: Program Management, Contracting, Business Financial Management and Cost Estimating, Engineering and Technical Management, Life Cycle Logistics, and Test and Evaluation
Additional Prerequisites:
  • Practitioner/Advanced or Professional Tier in functional areas or Level II in legacy career fields
  • Minimum of four years of acquisition experience desired in current functional area
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
2 days / can be conducted in-person or virtual
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Workshop
Equivalent Courses N/A
Availability All
PDS Code N/A
Walk-ins Authorized N/A
Pre-work required No
First Offering
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  16
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.