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iCatalog Home SAM 301 Advanced Software Acquisition Management
(Last Modified:25-Feb-2015)

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Description
THIS COURSE WILL REDEPLOY AS ISA 320, ADVANCED PROGRAM INFORMATION SYSTEMS ACQUISITION FOR FY16

Advanced Software Acquisition Management is a seminar-based course for senior personnel who acquire, engineer, test, and evaluate DoD software-intensive systems. SAM 301 is also for acquisition professionals interested in obtaining comprehensive insight into the risks and issues associated with developing and implementing complex DoD software systems. Exercises, lectures, group discussion, and labs are used to cover topics ranging from strategic planning, information assurance, architectures, advancing technologies, requirements management, cost estimation, metrics, process maturity, quality, and testing, among other areas.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Individuals seeking Level III IT career field certification as well as acquisition workforce personnel and industry equivalents that require an understanding of the management and acquisition of information systems within DoD.
Prerequisite(s)
  • ACQ 203, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • IRM 304, Advanced Information Systems Acquisition
  • 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
    4.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code BU9
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   3.2
    Continuous Learning Points  32
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • Pre-work required / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public Blackboard