PQM 203

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iCatalog Home PQM 203 Preparation of Commercial Item Description for Engineering and Technical Personnel
(Last Modified:16-Mar-2016)


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This course presents instruction on the preparation and use of commercial item descriptions, including characterization of commercial items, the development and use of market acceptability criteria, and the development of performance-based salient characteristics. Current policy on the use of commercial item descriptions and performance specifications is discussed. This course uses an interactive, asynchronous learning environment focused on self-paced learning that is demonstrated in a virtual group environment.
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Target Attendees
This course is designed for personnel who are involved in generating product descriptions for commercial and nondevelopmental items or who are involved in determining the commerciality of an item.
  • ACQ 203, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • 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
    This is a 1 day facilitated online course
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code PAN
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   0.7
    Continuous Learning Points  7
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
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  • For registrations purposes, this course is treated as a resident course.
  • Students should familiarize themselves with the Black Board mode of course presentation by accessing the Pre-Course Work area of the class prior to the course start date.