ACQ 120

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(Last Modified:08-Dec-2014)



This course teaches the fundamentals of international acquisition and its relationship to Security Cooperation including relevant laws and policies and the roles of involved U.S. Government organizations. It covers International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) and Security Assistance programs, how they relate to the Defense Acquisition System, and the processes and procedures used on these forms of international acquisition. The course also covers international contracting, international logistics, systems engineering activities as they relate to program protection and interoperability, and technology security basics. Upon completion of this course, students will have a broad foundation on all forms of international engagement conducted by the Defense Acquisition Workforce and how they can be employed to enhance acquisition outcomes and improve allied and friendly nation interoperability.

You can access an introductory video in the notes section.
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Target Attendees
Entry-level defense acquisition personnel involved in international acquisition activities, specifically those within the International Acquisition Career Path (IACP); plus any defense employee working in this area to include members of the international affairs workforce.
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
PMT 202 Multinational Program Management PAJ 01-Oct-2015
Course Length
Approximately 21 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   1.9
Continuous Learning Points  19
Reservist Retirement Points  5
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.