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White graduation cap icon BFM 1000  Fundamentals of Acquisition Financial Management

Fundamentals of Acquisition Financial Management

This Online Training (OLT) course delivers an immersive learning experience with a broad overview of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process from a DoD Acquisition financial manager’s perspective. Learners are taught how the four PPBE phases are linked using an interactive and engaging integrated exercise and how to effectively manage and execute a program within the four phases.


See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisites.



Practitioner-level acquisition professionals with relevant financial management experience.


Recommended Prerequisites:
  • ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • BUS 1100 Business Essentials
Additional Notes:
  • Due to DoD Policy requirements, there is no "test-through" option for this course.
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).