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(Last Modified:20-Nov-2019)


This course covers introductory-level concepts in DoD information systems, defense business systems and software acquisition management. Key areas covered include DoD regulatory and technical frameworks, enterprise architecture, risk, issue and opportunity management, common software risks, software and system architectures, software assurance, lifecycle reviews and software development and integration processes, software standards, cybersecurity including information assurance and operational resilience, software and system measures, test & evaluation, contracting issues, software quality, software sustainment, cloud computing, IT Service Management (ITSM), as well as best practices for the management of information and software systems are also introduced.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition personnel in the Information Technology (IT) 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
IRM 101 Basic Information Systems Acquisition JHD 30-Sep-2017
Course Length
Approximately 11 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   1.1
Continuous Learning Points  11
Reservist Retirement Points  3
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Completing ACQ 101 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.