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iCatalog Home ACQ 165 Defense Acquisition of Services
(Last Modified:26-Sep-2018)

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Description
This course is designed to improve tradecraft in the acquisition of services. The course is based on DoD Instruction 5000.74, Defense Acquisition of Services, and includes services acquisition roles and responsibilities; oversight and approval of contracted services portfolios; requirements development, validation and oversight; data collection, reporting and inventory of contracted services; and acquisition considerations for information technology (IT) services (including IT as-a-Service). ACQ 165 is designed for individuals who need to improve their knowledge of developing and defining service requirements, supporting business strategies, coordinating review and approval of services contracts, and effectively managing the resulting contractor performance. However, this course may also serve as 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 contracting officer 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
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 8 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits None
PDS Code B06
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   0.8
Continuous Learning Points  8
Reservist Retirement Points  2
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Notes
  • (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.