SYS 101

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(Last Modified:10-Jul-2014)


This course is a technically rigorous, comprehensive introduction to systems engineering and the various technical management and technical management processes involved in its application. Based on the systems engineering processes outlined in the Defense Acquisition Guidebook, SYS 101 provides the essential foundations needed for systems planning, research, development, and engineering careerists and others—such as program management personnel and life cycle support managers—to effectively participate in the application and the management of DoD systems engineering processes and their related activities.
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Target Attendees
This course is part of the Level I certification training requirement for the Engineering (ENG) career field. Additionally, as an in-depth introduction to systems engineering and its technical management and technical processes, it is suitable for personnel in technical management and program management positions who want to understand more about systems engineering processes.
ACQ 101, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
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 35 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
PDS Code J0l
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   3.5
Continuous Learning Points  35
Reservist Retirement Points  9
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.