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Data Analytics for DoD Acquisition Managers Credential

Develop the essential skills to oversee and manage data-centric projects through a combination of commercial online training from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Colorado and IBM and DAU-authored DoD-specific modules. Created for mid-level acquisition managers across functional areas, you’ll dive into the fundamentals of data science, methodologies, team building and project management within a DoD context. Emphasis is placed on developing and using data with integrity, conveying the data using data analytics and visualization and using the information to make data-based acquisition decisions. As part of the curriculum, you’ll take part in a "Crash Course in Data Science" that emphasizes methodology guidance, provides insights on team development and reveals practical strategies for effective data analysis management.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 27 hours. Earn up to 30 CLPs.

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Mid-level acquisition workforce managers in all functional areas seeking to use data to inform decisions.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 3 years from date earned.
Availability : Department of Defense (DoD) Only
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 12/21/2023
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