ACQ 265V Mission-Focused Services Acquisition
 Description
This virtual instructor led training (VILT) course is designed to improve your tradecraft in the acquisition of services. It uses a multifunctional approach that provides acquisition team members with the tools and techniques necessary to analyze and apply performance-based principles when developing requirements documents and effective business strategies for contractor-provided services. The course uses the seven-step Service Acquisition process, a team-oriented approach, and multiple interactive, hands-on, learning sessions to apply the principles. ACQ 265 is designed for individuals who need to improve their skills in developing and defining service requirements, supporting business strategies, and effectively managing contractor performance. However, this course may also serve as an opportunity for experienced acquisition personnel to improve their understanding of the Service Acquisition Process.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
All members of a service acquisition team who are interested in learning more about acquiring services for the government as well as contracting officer representatives, quality assurance reviewers, contracting specialists, and those who are involved in developing and executing performance requirements, business strategies, and assessing contractor-provided services.
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • CLC 013, Services Acquisition
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    5 days (6.5 hrs/day)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses  YES
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  Z20
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  3
    Continuous Learning Points 30 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
    Notes
  • Completing CLC 004 and CLE 028 prior to registration is recommended.
  • Pre-work required (approx. 3 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Blackboard. Pre-work must be completed not later than the Thursday prior to the class start date.
  • Students are required to remotely participate in virtual classes beginning at 8:30 am and lasting as late as 3:30 pm Monday-Thursday. Class normally ends around 3:00 pm on Friday.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • Students are required to test WebEx connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date and should not schedule themselves for any other work-related activity while participating in this class.
  • Cisco Webex connections include: toll-free commercial phone lines (CONUS), commercial phone lines (CONUS/OCONUS), or Voice over Internet Protocol. DSN connections are not supported; DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
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