ACQ 255

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(Last Modified:03-Nov-2017)


The course is based on the Seven-Step Services Acquisition (SA) process, DoD Instruction 5000.74, Defense Acquisition of Services, and Chapter 10 of the Defense Acquisition Guidebook, Acquisition of Services. The emphasis is on tools available to support the multi-function team performing a services acquisition as they, progress through the three phases and seven steps of the SA Process. This course provides an awareness of management tools and best practices to plan, develop and execute an acquisition, thus providing our warfighters with the most effective and efficient services they need to accomplish their mission. This course also provides as an opportunity for experienced acquisition personnel to improve their understanding of the Service Acquisition process, approval levels and reporting requirements.
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Target Attendees
All service acquisition team members to include functional service managers, contracting officers representatives, quality assurance reviewers, contracting specialists, and those who are involved in developing and executing performance requirements, business strategies, and assessing contractor-provided services.
Recommended: CLC 013, Services Acquisition
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 18 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   1.8
Continuous Learning Points  18
Reservist Retirement Points  4
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • You have 60 calendar days to complete this course.
  • All exams in the module that must be passed with a 100% score.