CME 250 Software Acquisition Management (SAM) Policy and Procedures
This course is designed to ensure Software Professionals (SPs) have the knowledge and understanding of the application of the DCMA Software Acquisition Management Instruction (SAMI). This course aims to provide SPs a better understanding of how to apply DCMA SAM policy and information in the performance of their daily duties.
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Target Attendees
This course is specifically targeted to SPs with basic to mid-level experience.
  • ACQ 1010, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • ISA 1011, Basic Information Systems Acquisition
  • EVM 101, Fundamentals of Earned Value Management
  • CLE 074, Cyber Security Throughout DoD Acquisition
  • CLE 063, Capability Maturity Model-Integration (CMMI)
  • CMI 101, DCMA Multifunctional Orientation
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    CMS 230 Software Acquisition Management (SAM) Policy and Procedures ZXL INDEF
    Course Length
    4.5 days (see Notes)
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses  None
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  B5F
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  3.2
    Continuous Learning Points 32 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
  • Pre-work required (Approx. 160 hrs)/ Walk-ins NOT authorized. Pre-work must be completed not later than the Thursday prior to the class start date.