ACQ 401 Senior Acquisition Course
 Description
For Acquisition Level III (or equivalent) certified students selected to attend The Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy: A preeminent course for members of the acquisition workforce, the Senior Acquisition Course (SAC) consists of the 10-month Eisenhower School curriculum, complemented by a choice of acquisition-related focus electives, graduate level lessons/seminars and individual/group research and writing. A limited number of SAC students may take the Defense Acquisition University Program Manager’s Course, PMT 401, in lieu of the focus elective and individual/group research and writing, as a general elective in partial fulfillment of Senior Acquisition Course and the National Security and Resource Strategy curriculum requirements. Those who complete the Senior Acquisition Course receive a Master of Science degree in National Security Resource Strategy from The Eisenhower School and a diploma signifying completion of the Senior Acquisition Course. Professionals who also take the Program Manager’s Course as part of their curriculum earn PMT 401 diplomas as well.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Acquisition Level III (or equivalent) certified students selected to attend The Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy (ES). Participants in the Senior Acquisition Course are selected by their respective services or agencies. Military officers are selected as part of the Senior Service School/Senior Developmental Education/Top Level School selection process and designated as SAC students by the Directors of Acquisition Career Management.
Prerequisite(s)
Level III certification in one or more acquisition career fields
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
10 months
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Resident
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  N/A
PDS Code  ABW
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points 80 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
Notes
None