ISA 201V Intermediate Information Systems Acquisition
This virtual instructor led training (VILT) course focuses on the application of DoD policies, concepts, and best practices for the management and acquisition of Information Technology/Software systems. Videos, exercises, lectures, and group discussion are used to cover topics ranging from strategic planning, cybersecurity, architectures, cloud computing, requirements management, cost estimation, measurements, software development (including Agile development), Continuous Process Improvement (CPI), quality, test & evaluation and software sustainment, among other areas.
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Target Attendees
Individuals seeking Level II IT career field certification as well as for 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
  • CLE 003, Technical Reviews
  • CLE 068, Intellectual Property and Data Rights
  • CLE 074, Cybersecurity Throughout DoD Acquisition
  • ISA 1011, Basic Information Systems Acquisition
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    IRM 202 Intermediate Information Systems Acquisition JH5 30-Sep-2017
    Course Length
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    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses  None
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  Z3N
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  7.5
    Continuous Learning Points 75 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • Pre-work required (approx. 1 hour) / Walk-ins NOT authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public.

  • Access your Agency specific registration site for the course schedule.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex/MS Teams, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • Students are required to test 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.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.