ACQ 452

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(Last Modified:12-Jul-2017)


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This action-based learning course introduces professionals to the methods and skills necessary to identify, assess, and promote the building of stakeholder relationships required for success in the acquisition environment. Experiential activities will include a precourse stakeholder assessment as well as simulation, communication, and critical-thinking activities that will facilitate the development of tailored stakeholder action plans. At the end of the course, professionals will be able to build ownership of acquisition outcomes across the enterprise.
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Target Attendees
This class is for civilians (GS 13-15) or equivalent and military (Military O4-O6), level III certified (any career field/path) and have at least 3 years of acquisition experience serving in a level III coded position. Industry and allied participants are eligible to attend and are encouraged to register on a space-available basis.
  • Level III certification in at least one acquisition career field

  • ACQ 450 Leading in the Acquisition Environment
  • At least 3 years of Level III experience
  • Industry and allied participants should have at least 3 years of Level III-equivalent acquisition experience
  • 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
    3 class days preceded by a few hours of pre- and post-course work
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code AC0
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   2.5
    Continuous Learning Points  25
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Pre-work required / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public Blackboard.
  • This course includes approximately 4 hours of course pre-work requirements.
  • Although there is not a required sequence for completing the courses, participants will find value in completing them in the following sequence: ACQ450, ACQ452, ACQ451, and ACQ453.