ACQ 265 Mission-Focused Services Acquisition
 Description
This course is designed to improve our 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 the resulting 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
    4 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Resident
    Equivalent Courses  None
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  AH3
    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 authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public