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Defense Business Systems for Financial Managers Credential

The Defense Business Systems (DBS) for Financial Management (FM) credential is a cross-functional, general-purpose review of the tenets and principles of DBS and FM systems. Learners will be introduced to the standards, laws, and component FM systems with respect to appropriations, fiscal law, oversight, and other aspects of DBS. This credential benefits learners with little to no experience with DBS and serves as a refresher for acquisition professionals.

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

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Defense Acquisition Workforce and DoD members who interact with Defense Business Systems in a Financial Management role.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 09/28/2023


  • 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