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New Defense Operational Contracting Credential

New Defense Operational Contracting Credential

New Defense Operational Contracting Credential
Bill Kobren

Wanted to let members of life cycle logistics and product support community know that our DAU Contracting colleagues have deployed a new CCON 024 Operational Contracting Credential.

Operational contracting supports the day-to-day operations of garrisons, installations, posts, and bases enabling the procurement of essential supplies, services, commodities, construction, and architectural-engineering services. This credential was designed for Contracting Professionals who provide such support in DoD. This credential offers numerous benefits for Contracting Professionals by offering experiential learning through a course based on a real-world operational contracting procurement as well as negotiating, difficult interactions, managing Government property, and strategic sourcing.

This new CCON 024 credential also represents the 54th multi-disciplinary credential spanning all functional areas available from your teammates here at DAU. The rapidly expanding Defense Acquisition Credential portfolio now includes:

  • Acquisition Management (10)

    • CACQ 001 Services Acquisition for non-Acquisition Professional Team Members
    • CACQ 002 Services Acquisition for Acquisition Professional Team Members
    • CACQ 004 Introduction to Risk, Issue, and Opportunity Management Credential
    • CACQ 005 Foundational Earned Value Management Credential
    • CACQ 006 Acquisition Law & Policy
    • CACQ 007 Category Management Credential
    • CACQ 008 Foundational Intellectual Property (IP) Credential
    • CACQ 010 Foundational Acquisition Intelligence Credential
    • CACQ 011 Foundational Software Acquisition Management Credential
    • CACQ 013 Functional Services Manager Credential
  • Acquisition Leadership Development (1)

    • CALD 001 Resilience Credential
  • Contracting (20)

    • CCON 002 Business Foundations Credential
    • CCON 003 Proposal Analysis Credential
    • CCON 004 Quantitative Methods Credential
    • CCON 007 Defective Pricing Credential
    • CCON 010 Special Topics in Contract Pricing Credential
    • CCON 011 Construction Contracting Credential
    • CCON 012 Architect-Engineering Contracting Credential
    • CCON 013 Contract Administration Special Topics Credential
    • CCON 014A Foundational Contingency Contracting
    • CCON 015A Advanced Contingency Contracting
    • CCON 016 Excel Skills for Data Analytics and Visualization Credential
    • CCON 017 Pricing Tools and Techniques Credential
    • CCON 018 Excel Skills for Business Credential
    • CCON 020 Contracting for Systems Acquisition Credential.
    • CCON 021 Contracting for Research & Development Credential
    • CCON 022 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Purchasing) Credential
    • CCON 023 Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Credential
    • CCON 024 Operational Contracting Credential – New!
    • CCON 025 Contracting for Services Credential
    • CCON 027 Quantitative Methods Application Credential
  • Cybersecurity (2)

    • CCYB 001 Program Protection Credential
    • CCYB 002 Cybersecurity for Program Managers Credential
  • Engineering (4)

    • CENG 001 Digital Engineering for DoD Consumers
    • CENG 002 Data Analytics for DoD Acquisition Managers Credential
    • CENG 004 Agile DoD Team Member
    • CENG 012 Technology Project Management Credential
  • Industrial Contract Property Management (1)

    • CIND 001 Industrial Contract Property Management Credential
  • Life Cycle Logistics (15)

    • CLCL 001 Product Support Management Fundamentals Credential
    • CLCL 002A Integrated Product Support Credential
    • CLCL 003A Supply Chain Integration Credential
    • CLCL 004 Maintenance Planning & Management Credential
    • CLCL 005 Supportability & Design Interface Credential
    • CLCL 006 Designing Supportable Systems Credential
    • CLCL 007 Product Support Analysis Credential
    • CLCL 008 Product Support Arrangements Credential
    • CLCL 009 Information Technology Life Cycle Support Credential
    • CLCL 010 Technical Data Management Credential
    • CLCL 011 Product Support Affordability & Cost Fundamentals Credential
    • CLCL 012 Product Support O&S Cost Management Credential
    • CLCL 013 Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation (PHS&T) Credential
    • CLCL 014A Parts & Material Life Cycle Management Credential
    • CLCL 015 Product Support Infrastructure Credential
  • Small Business (1)

    • CSBP 001 Small Business Professional Credential

For additional information, encourage you to visit our Defense Acquisition Credentials Program homepage, as well as the comprehensive DAU iCatalog Credentials listing and excellent DAWIA Certification & Development Guides for each defense acquisition workforce functional area. Finally, for those who might be interested, we also have four new life cycle logistics credentials currently in development and slated to deploy in early 2024:

  • CLCL 012A Product Support O&S Cost Management Credential
  • CLCL 016 Digital Product Support Credential
  • CLCL 017 Supply Chain Resiliency Credential
  • CLCL 018 Product Support Data Requirements Credential