ACQ 404

DAU Courses

iCatalog Home ACQ 404 Senior Acquisition Management Course
(Last Modified:18-May-2020)


print check

This course is designed to improve DoD acquisition outcomes by engaging the most senior leaders involved in all aspects of leading the delivery of warfighting capability. General and Flag officers, Senior Executive Service members as well as their Industry counterparts attend. It enables an integrated strategic level discussion of the Three Pillars of the defense acquisition system. It emphasizes the importance of critical thinking across stakeholders, processes and capabilities necessary for the future of US security. Attendees will engage Distinguished Guest Conversationalists and DAU Faculty in an environment allowing candid discussion of processes, current issues and initiatives. Summary discussions capture and synthesize knowledge threads of key topics. Attendees share experiences, observations, and create a leadership network with decades of Acquisition, Requirements and Resource expertise.
Download Course Objectives
Target Attendees
General Officer/Flag Officer/ Senior Executive Service members in Government (both DOD and Non DOD), and senior defense industry executives in key acquisition leadership positions.
  • None
  • 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
    4.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Instructor Lead Training
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code ADM
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   4.5
    Continuous Learning Points  45
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Participants of equivalent position in the defense industry, other federal agencies, and allied nations are also admitted on a space-available basis.
  • Pre-work required (approx. 9 hours) / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public Blackboard.