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White graduation cap icon PMT 4810  PM Practitioner Cert Exam Prep Course

PM Practitioner Cert Exam Prep Course

This optional Online Training (OLT) course is intended for Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW) coded Program Management (PM) professionals to prepare for the PMT 4890V Program Management Practitioner Certification Exam leading to "Practitioner Certification in Program Management." The course is a review of the six courses required for practitioner program management certification which include:

  1. ACQ 0030 Overview of Acquisition Ethics
  2. ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  3. ACQ 2020 Intermediate System Acquisition, Part A
  4. ACQ 2030V/2030 Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  5. PMT 0140 Time Management and Leadership
  6. PMT 2570V/2570 Program Management Tools Course.

The course is designed to review the learning objectives from the required certification courses. The course includes activities and questions for learners to assess their readiness for the actual certification exam. Taking the course is not a guarantee of success on the certification exam. The course does not cover each acquisition subject topic in detail. The course includes areas of study to help the student identify content areas which will require further individual investigation and study. The course is to be used as a study aid supporting the learner's self-assessment of their readiness. This course is ungraded, but upon successful completion of all course requirements, each student will earn Continuous Learning Points (CLPs). There is an optional 100-question practice exam available (4 attempts allowed) upon completion of this course.

There are four major topics covered in the course over 23 lessons:

  1. Acquisitions Ethics
  2. Team Leadership Tools
  3. Program Management Tools
  4. Defense Acquisition Management Systems


See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for Recommended Prerequisites.



To prepare the acquisition professional for taking the required certification examination to achieve Practitioner Certification in Program Management.




Highly Recommended Prerequisites:
  • At least four (4) years relevant acquisition experience with evidence of demonstrated proficiency in PM competencies.
  • ACQ 0030 Overview of Acquisition Ethics
  • ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of System Acquisition Management
  • ACQ 2020 Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part A
  • ACQ 2030 Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • PMT 0140 Team Management and Leadership
  • PMT 2570 Program Management Tools Course
Additional Information:
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 70%.
  • There will be four (4) attempts allowed for each exam.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • Lesson print files are available as a resource.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • Course is self-paced (asynchronous).
  • Course is ungraded. Graduation requires a review of course material and completion of four knowledge checks.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).