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(Last Modified:04-Nov-2019)


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This course exercises critical thinking course skills through the use of case studies, group discussion, and individually graded short essays covering topics ranging from program planning, requirements management, cost estimation, cybersecurity, architectures, cloud computing, software design, software development including agile methods, measurements, process maturity, software sustainment, quality, test & evaluation, and the latest emerging IT areas.
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Target Attendees
Individuals seeking Level III IT career field certification as well as acquisition workforce personnel and industry equivalents that require an understanding of the management and acquisition of information systems within DoD.
  • ACQ 203, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • ISA 201, Intermediate Information Systems Acquisition
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    SAM 301 Advanced Software Acquisition Management BU9 30-Sep-2017
    Course Length
    5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code ZYE
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   3.7
    Continuous Learning Points  37
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Pre-work required (approx. 2 hours) / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public Blackboard