ACQ 315 Understanding Industry
 Description
Course covers a wide range of business acumen competencies including industry orientation, organization, cost and financial planning, business strategy/development, supplier management, incentives, and negotiating strategies. Business skills will be learned on aligning company strategies, finances, and operations that motivate company decisions to meet their business goals, gain fair and reasonable profits, while providing best taxpayer value to the government on defense products.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Acquisition professionals at the GS-12 or above (military O4 and above) with at least 6 years acquisition experience in their career field.
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
    4.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Resident
    Equivalent Courses  YES
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  ZNF
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  3.8
    Continuous Learning Points 38 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
    Notes
  • Pre-work required (approx. 1 hour); due 3 workdays before class / Walk-ins authorized.
  • Completion of CLM 005 and HBS 428 is recommended prior to registration.
  • Completion of CON 360, LOG 340, PMT 3550, or SBP 301 is recommended prior to registration.