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Category Management Credential

Upon completion of this credential, learners will be able recognize the concepts, principles and functions of category management. It is an introductory-level training asset that is specifically designed to give a solid grounding to the category management community by exploring processes and practices, governance and regulatory structure as well as general terminology. The assumption is that learners have little or no experience or exposure to category management.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 10 hours. Earn up to 11 CLPs.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 0150 Category Management Overview Online Training (OLT)
CLE 028 Market Research for Engineering and Technical Personnel Online Training (OLT)
CLC 110 Spend Analysis Strategies Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 0830 Category Intelligence Report Online Training (OLT)
ACQ 0820 Introduction to Business Intelligence Online Training (OLT)


All category management team members to include category managers, category management program support office personnel, contracting officers, contracting officer's representatives, contracting specialists, and those who are involved in developing and executing category management strategies. In addition this credential may enhance general knowledge of category management accountable officials and their staffs.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 05/23/2022
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com