ACQ 404V Senior Acquisition Management Course
 Description
VILT offerings no longer offered. Please refer to the classroom version of this course, ACQ 404.

This virtual instructor-led 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 (SES or Equiv) members as well as their Senior Industry SVP/VP counterparts attend. It enables an integrated strategic level discussion of the Three Pillars of the defense acquisition system. Senior Leader discussion and engagement in a non-attribution setting with facilitated Reflect and Review sessions affords an ideal environment for sharing and integrating the perspectives among Senior Government and Industry Leaders. It emphasizes the importance of critical thinking across stakeholders, processes and capabilities necessary for the future of US National 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.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
General Officer/Flag Officer/ Senior Executive Service (or Equivalent; i.e. SL, ST, SSTM, DISES, or DISL) members in Government (both DOD and Non DOD), and senior defense industry SVP/VP executives in key acquisition leadership positions.
Prerequisite(s)
Required: None
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
4 class days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  Z48
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 3 hour(s)]
First Offering  10/1/2000
Continuous Education Units  2.3
Continuous Learning Points 23 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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Notes
  • Participants of equivalent position in the defense industry, other federal agencies, and allied nations are also admitted on a space-available basis.
  • There is an additional time of 1.5 hours required for daily reading assigned by the Instructor.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).