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iCatalog Home ACQ 256 Services Acquisition Management Tools Course
(Last Modified:17-Jun-2019)

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Description
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-functional 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 an opportunity for experienced acquisition personnel to improve their understanding of the Service Acquisition process, approval levels and reporting requirements.
Objectives
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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.
Prerequisite(s)
None
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
ACQ 255 Services Acquisition Management Tools Course ZBX INDEF
Course Length
Approximately 8 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
PDS Code ZG6
DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
Continuing Education Units   0.8
Continuous Learning Points  8
Reservist Retirement Points  2
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Notes
  • Completing CLC 013 prior to registering is recommended.
  • (Click Here) for the technical requirements for this course.
  • All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. You will have 2 opportunities to retake an exam in its entirety. After a 3rd failure, you will automatically be restarted in the course.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.