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Type of Assignment  Representative Activities
Budget/Program FM Analyst   Applies general knowledge of budget and program principles, policies, procedures, concepts, standards, terminology, and financial management and business operation systems
  Applies knowledge of acquisition life-cycle process and supports development and preparation of acquisition documents
  Prepares and/or reviews acquisition and financial management documents
  Review, allocate, or manage acquisition resources and programs
EVM Analyst   Interprets program status and predicts trends by analyzing earned value cost and schedule data as an element of integrated program management
  Applies EVM concepts as principal EVM member of an IBR review IPT
  Interprets ANSI EVM standard as entry-level EVMS review team evaluator
  Completes EVM requirements for acquisition solicitation packages
Core Certification Standards (required for DAWIA certification)
 Acquisition Training   ACQ 202  Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part A
  ACQ 203  Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B (R)
 Functional Training   BCF 130  Fundamentals of Cost Analysis
  If not already completed (as required) at Level I, AND
  BCF 205  Contractor Business Strategies (R)
  BCF 220  Acquisition Business Management Concepts
  BCF 225  Acquisition Business Management Application (R)
  CLM 017  Risk Management
  CLM 024  Contracting Overview
  AND choose one of the following five (5) course options listed below:
  EVM 202  Intermediate Earned Value Management (R)
  EVM 263  Principles of Schedule Management (R)
  CLC 222  Contracting Officers Representative (COR) Online Training
  CON 252  Fundamentals of Cost Accounting Standards (R)
  option 5 includes both of the CON courses listed below:
  CON 121  Contract Planning
  CON 124  Contract Execution
 Education Formal education not required for certification
 Experience 4 years of acquisition experience in Budgeting, Financial and/or Earned Value Management

Core Plus Development Guide (desired training, education, and experience) Type of Assignment
Training Bgt/Prg FM Analyst EVM Analyst
  BCF 206 Cost Risk Analysis (R)
  BCF 215 Operating and Support Cost Analysis (R)
  BCF 230 Intermediate Cost Analysis (R)  
  CLC 005 Simplified Acquisition Procedures
  CLC 007 Contract Source Selection
  CLC 011 Contracting for the Rest of Us  
  CLC 030 Essentials of Interagency Acquisitions/Fair Opportunity
  CLC 106 Contracting Officer's Representative with a Mission Focus
  CLG 001 DoD Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Overview  
  CLM 012 Program Scheduling
  CLM 040 Proper Financial Accounting Treatments for Military Equipment  
  EVM 262 EVMS Guidelines and Compliance (R)  
 Baccalaureate degree in business or a business-related field
 4 years of acquisition experience in Budgeting, Financial and/or Earned Value Management in support of an acquisition program
1 The Core Certification Standards section lists the training and/or education and experience REQUIRED for certification at this level for this career field within 24 months of assignment.
2 “(R)” following a course title indicates the course is delivered as resident-based instruction.
5 When preparing your IDP, you and your supervisor should consider the training, education, and experience listed in the Core Plus Development Guide at this and the lower level(s) if not already completed.