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White graduation cap icon LOG 0650  Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Fundamentals

Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Fundamentals

This Online Training (OLT) course describes why DMSMS management is important, how it relates to the Defense Acquisition System, and the processes of DMSMS management. The course discusses the five-step process of prepare, identify, assess, analyze, and implement DMSMS actions. The course moves beyond a basic familiarity with the topic, introducing the skills and knowledge necessary to establish and conduct DMSMS management actions for a program office.





Life cycle logisticians, program managers, systems engineers, and other defense acquisition and sustainment workforce members involved in DMSMS, obsolescence, parts, and material management activities.


  • 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).