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White graduation cap icon ISA 1011  Basic Information Systems Acquisition

Basic Information Systems Acquisition

By the end of this Online Training (OLT) course, you will be able to describe Information Technology (IT) products, processes, and services that are acquired in support of the National Defense Strategy (NDS) for any IT acquisition. IT is made up of software and hardware. This course focuses on the software aspects as described by the DoD Digital Modernization Strategy Software includes Cybersecurity and embedded firmware. Course describes what the software-based technology is, why it is important to DoD and how to acquire the technology.





Acquisition personnel in the Engineering & Technical Management (ETM), Program Management (PM) and Life Cycle Logistics (LCL) functional areas.


  • 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).