RQM 403

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(Last Modified:02-Feb-2021)


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RETIRED AND REPLACED BY RQM 4030 ON 2 FEB 2021. This course discusses the purpose and intent behind requirements management certification; evolving professionalization of the workforce; the role of the Requirements Manager; Requirements Management executive Flag/GO/SES leadership opportunities; the Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS); the Defense Acquisition System (DAS); and Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE). Importantly, the course addresses current Congressional and Department initiatives impacting capability requirements management to highlight potential challenges and identify opportunities.
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Target Attendees
This course is for DoD one, two and three-star General Officers, Flag Officers, equivalent members of the Senior Executive Service and political appointees. These executives have positional duties which involve the following:
  • Validating and approving capabilities-identification and requirements-development documents
  • Providing senior leadership and oversight of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) analysis and staffing
  • Enforcing requirements standards and accountability
  • Prerequisite(s)
    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 (See Notes)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Instructor Lead Training
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code JQ8
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   0.6
    Continuous Learning Points  6
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • The course meets the Level D certification requirements for the Requirements Management Certification Training (RMCT).
  • This course is scheduled once a month and is originated out of the Defense Systems Management College, DAU at Fort Belvoir.
  • Read-a-heads information will be provided to each student upon enrollment along with a brief survey soliciting area of particular interest to the student regarding requirements.
  • Students may attend via VTC (Max of two separate locations).
  • Completing CLR 101, Introduction to JCIDS is recommended prior to registration.
  • For more information and scheduling an offering, please send an email to: