WSM 026 Simplified Acquisition Management Plan (SAMP) Awareness and Development
This workshop is designed for acquisition personnel seeking to tailor and streamline key acquisition program strategy and planning in support of more agile acquisition while maintaining acquisition rigor. This workshop provides participants with knowledge of the value and benefits of applying the use of a SAMP in their defense acquisition process, the policies and guidance that apply to the development of the SAMP, the resources that are available to support SAMP development, and the key considerations related to use, development, review, and approval of the SAMP, This workshop can be tailored to facilitate the development of your acquisition program's SAMP and/or your organization's SAMP guidance. Participants are expected to have some working knowledge of DoD acquisition program planning.
Accelerate and reduce the effort required to develop key acquisition program strategy and planning while maintaining acquisition rigor.
Target Attendees
Acquisition workforce who develop or support approval of acquisition program strategies and plans for Acquisition Category II-IV programs.
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
As required for tailored workshop. 2 hours for SAMP awareness open enrollment workshop.
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Workshop
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  None
Walk-ins Authorized  N/A
Pre-work required   No
First Offering  
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.
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  • The CLPs will depend on the duration. One CLP will be awarded for every hour in duration.
  • Individuals scheduled for this workshop should have at least 2 years of systems planning, research, development, and engineering experience