ACQ 101 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
 Description
THIS COURSE RETIRED AND REPLACED BY ACQ 1010 19 MAY 2020.
This course provides a broad overview of the DoD systems acquisition process, covering all phases of acquisition. It introduces the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System; the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution process; DoD 5000-series policy documents; and current issues in systems acquisition management. Designed for individuals who have little or no experience in DoD acquisition management, this course has proven very useful to personnel in headquarters, program management, and functional or support offices.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
This course is designed for military officers, O-1 through O-3, and DoD civilians, GS-5 through GS-9. However, this course is open to all ranks and grades.
Prerequisite(s)
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
Approximately 22 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  YES
ACE Recommended Credits  YES
PDS Code  BU5
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  2.2
Continuous Learning Points 22 
Reservist Retirement Points 6  
Notes
  • (Click Here) for the technical requirements for this course.
  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.