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White graduation cap icon ETM 2090V  Technical Perspective on Defense Contracting for Practitioners

Technical Perspective on Defense Contracting for Practitioners

This virtual instructor-led training (VILT) course provides learners with a practitioner level of content focusing on the technical perspective of contracting. Topics covered include:

  1. Developing broad technology objectives when contributing to technology development instruments such as Broad Agency Announcements, SBIRs, CRADAs, and grants
  2. Providing written technical requirements and technical evaluation criteria when contributing to the creation of acquisition planning documents
  3. Providing technical guidance for post award activities such as Quality Assurance Letters of Instruction, Delegations and the monitoring of contractor performance


  • ETM 1090, Technical Perspectives on Contracting Fundamentals



Required for members of the Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Functional Area seeking Practitioner Certification.


  • 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).