CLE 077

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iCatalog Home CLE 077 Defense Business Systems (DBS) Acquisition
(Last Modified:20-Apr-2017)



This course will provide an introduction to Defense Business Systems (DBS) for anyone with a basic interest and understanding of how and why DBSs are important to and how they support the Department of Defense in achieving its overall mission. This course introduces the accepted definition of a DBS, the history of DBS, governing documentation related to DBS; the uniqueness of DBS, how they play into the Defense Acquisition Lifecycle and finally, their interaction with other DoD software domains. There will be special emphasis on the DBS requirements process, DBS lifecycle, interfaces, testing and infrastructure required to support DBS acquisitions and management.
Target Attendees
Acquisition workforce members with no demonstrated superior domain engineering, testing, manufacturing, IT or technology expertise.
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 5 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Continuous Learning
Equivalent Courses N/A
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  5
Reservist Retirement Points  1
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.
  • After passing your exam, please be sure to complete the required Module Survey from the Table of Contents. You will not be graduated until you have completed the Survey. If you experience any difficulty in completing the Survey, please contact the DAU Help Desk to ensure that you receive proper credit.