ACQ 380 International Acquisition Management
 Description
The course teaches students to conceptualize, assess, plan, and execute the full spectrum of International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) activities to improve acquisition outcomes and contribute to DoD and U.S. Government security cooperation objectives. The course covers the following: program IA&E assessments; international considerations in developing a program’s acquisition strategy; international business planning; defense exportability integration; technology security and foreign disclosure considerations; foreign military sales acquisition best practices; international cooperative programs; working with industry; IA&E best practices and is designed to strengthen the student’s critical thinking and analytical skills through the use of practical exercises and case studies based on real world IA&E scenarios.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Acquisition professionals in the Acquisition Workforce (AWF) occupying Level 3 positions plus any defense employee working in this area to include members of the Security Cooperation (SC) Workforce.
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • ACQ 230V, International Acquisition Integration
  • 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 classroom days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Resident
    Equivalent Courses  None
    ACE Recommended Credits  None
    PDS Code  BZY
    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. 5 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized
  • This course requires students to identify an IA&E improvement project for their organization or program based on challenges encountered in their workplace before arriving at the classroom. Student proposals will be discussed and refined during the course to help shape each student’s post-course project efforts.