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White graduation cap icon ACQ 380V  International Acquisition Management

International Acquisition Management

This course is being piloted for direct registration via DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD). Click on "Apply for this training" button in the upper right-hand corner to register for an offering.

This virtual instructor-led training (VILT) course teaches students to conceptualize, assess, plan, and execute the full spectrum of International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) activities to improve acquisition outcomes and contribute to DoD and U.S. Government security cooperation objectives. The course covers the following: program IA&E assessments; international considerations in developing a program’s acquisition strategy; international business planning; defense exportability integration; technology security and foreign disclosure considerations; foreign military sales acquisition best practices; international cooperative programs; working with industry; IA&E best practices and is designed to strengthen the student’s critical thinking and analytical skills through the use of practical exercises and case studies based on real world IA&E scenarios.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

See the Notes section of this course's Concept Card for recommended prerequisites.

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Acquisition professionals in the Acquisition Workforce (AWF) designated as the more advanced level in a functional area plus any defense employee working in this area to include members of the Security Cooperation (SC) Workforce.

NOTES

Restriction:
  • Foreign National Students are not authorized to attend this course.
Recommended Prerequisites:
  • ACQ 1300 Fundamentals of Technology Security/Transfer
  • ACQ 230V International Acquisition Intelligence
  • INT 1110 International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation
Additional Information:
  • This course consists of six 5-hour long virtual classroom sessions integrated with 14 hours self-paced asynchronous learning.
  • This course requires students to identify an IA&E improvement project for their organization or program based on challenges encountered in their workplace before arriving at the classroom.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).