RQM 403

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(Last Modified:27-Sep-2018)


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This workshop discusses the functions of Requirements Management and higher level governance of requirements as they evolve across the acquisition life cycle. The course also examines how the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), or Service or Agency requirements systems, interacts with the Defense Acquisition System (DAS), and the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) system. Based on the class composition, the faculty can also address related topics such as Business Systems Acquisition and Services Acquisition.
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Target Attendees
This course is for DoD one, two and three-star General Officers, Flag Officers, equivalent members of the Senior Executive Service and political appointees. These executives have positional duties which involve the following:
  • Validating and approving capabilities-identification and requirements-development documents
  • Providing senior leadership and oversight of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) analysis and staffing
  • Enforcing requirements standards and accountability
  • Prerequisite(s)
    Required: 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
    1 classroom day
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code JQ8
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   0.8
    Continuous Learning Points  8
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • The course meets the Level D certification requirements for the Requirements Management Certification Training (RMCT).
  • This course is scheduled once a month and is originated out of the Defense Systems Management College, DAU at Fort Belvoir.
  • Read-a-heads information will be provided to each student upon enrollment along with a brief survey soliciting area of particular interest to the student regarding requirements.
  • Students may attend via VTC.
  • Completing CLR 101, Introduction to JCIDS is recommended prior to registration.
  • For more information and scheduling an offering, please send an email to: