ISA 1011 Basic Information Systems Acquisition
By the end of this Online Training (OLT) course, you will be able to describe Information Technology (IT) products, processes, and services that are acquired in support of the National Defense Strategy (NDS) for any IT acquisition. IT is made up of software and hardware. This course focuses on the software aspects as described by the DoD Digital Modernization Strategy Software includes Cybersecurity and embedded firmware. Course describes what the software-based technology is, why it is important to DoD and how to acquire the technology.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition personnel in the Engineering & Technical Management (ETM), Program Management (PM) and Life Cycle Logistics (LCL) functional areas.
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
Approximately 10 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  Z4H
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Continuous Education Units  1
Continuous Learning Points 10 
Reservist Retirement Points 3  
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.