WSM 008 Developing Performance Requirements for Service Acquisitions

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(Last Modified:02-Aug-2016)


This fast-paced day-long class/seminar provides overview training on the service acquisition process contained in the Defense Acquisition Guidebook, practical lessons learned and best practices in developing service requirements, as well as hands-on experience with the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool (ARRT). Attendees will utilize the ARRT Requirements Definition tool to create a Performance Work Statement (PWS) based on a case study provided during the class. Practical tools such as the Service Acquisition Mall and best practices from defense service acquisitions are highlighted throughout the day.
  • Improve the awareness and understanding of the Service Acquisition process. Understand how to effectively use the requirements definition process for service acquisitions.
  • Understand the key factors in Performance Work Statement (PWS) development.
  • Improve PWS writing proficiency and skills using the Acquisition Requirements Roadmap Tool.
  • Focus on developing the Do’s and Don’ts of the PWS and the quality assurance surveillance plan.
  • Understand how to develop effective measures (metrics) in a PWS.
  • Target Attendees
    Personnel from all disciplines involved in the development, execution and assessment of service requirements.
  • CLC 013, Services Acquisition
  • Read the Defense Acquisition Guidebook chapter on the Acquisition of Services
  • 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
    1 class day
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Workshop
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code N/A
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  6
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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