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White graduation cap icon CON 0840  Vendor Threat Mitigation (VTM)

Vendor Threat Mitigation (VTM)

This Online Training (OLT) course provides students with a broad introduction to the policies and functions for VTM and the importance of considering the potential risks introduced by malign actors in campaign and contingency operations. The course defines VTM, reviews roles and responsibilities for various government stakeholders involved, and provides examples of VTM policies from various Combatant Commands and operations.





This enterprise-level course targets Department of Defense acquisition and non-acquisition professionals, especially supply chain security professionals; joint and Service component headquarters staffs with force protection, counterintelligence, and operational contract support responsibilities; and contracting activities supporting overseas campaign and contingency operations.


  • 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).