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Services Acquisition Credential

Services Acquisition Credential

SERVICES ACQUISITION CREDENTIAL

About this credential

Gaining the Services Acquisition credential will improve your ability to acquire performance results that meet the requirements needed to successfully execute your organization’s mission. Hone your skills by increasing proficiency, thinking critically, and learning best practices for service acquisition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and apply the seven-step service acquisition process
  • Develop effective processes for selecting a contractor and assessing performance
  • Develop performance indicators, standards, and acceptable quality levels
  • Identify positive and negative incentives used in performance-based contracting
  • Write effective SOO documents
  • Employ methods, practices, tools, and techniques of market research

SERVICES ACQUISITION CREDENTIAL

About this credential

Gaining the Services Acquisition credential will improve your ability to acquire performance results that meet the requirements needed to successfully execute your organization’s mission. Hone your skills by increasing proficiency, thinking critically, and learning best practices for service acquisition.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and apply the seven-step service acquisition process
  • Develop effective processes for selecting a contractor and assessing performance
  • Develop performance indicators, standards, and acceptable quality levels
  • Identify positive and negative incentives used in performance-based contracting
  • Write effective SOO documents
  • Employ methods, practices, tools, and techniques of market research

Continuous Learning Points: 64

Credential Expiration Date: 3 years from date acquired.

This credential resembles the standards of the DAU’s Credentials program and correlates to the National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) Contract Management Standards (CMS), and the Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK). Listed below are the corresponding CMS competencies:

  • 1.1 Skills and Roles
  • 1.2 Contract Principles
  • 1.4 Regulatory Compliance
  • 1.5 Situational Assessment
  • 1.6 Team Dynamics
  • 1.7 Communication and Documentation
  • 2.0 Pre-Award Life Cycle Phase
  • 2.1 Develop Solicitation
  • 2.1.1 Plan Solicitation
  • 2.1.2 Request Offers
  • 3.0 Award Life Cycle Phase
  • 3.1 Form the Contract
  • 3.1.2 Plan Negotiations
  • 3.1.3 Select Source
  • 4.1 Perform Contract
  • 4.1.2 Ensure Quality

Continuous Learning Points: 64

Credential Expiration Date: 3 years from date acquired.

This credential resembles the standards of the DAU’s Credentials program and correlates to the National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) Contract Management Standards (CMS), and the Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK). Listed below are the corresponding CMS competencies:

  • 1.1 Skills and Roles
  • 1.2 Contract Principles
  • 1.4 Regulatory Compliance
  • 1.5 Situational Assessment
  • 1.6 Team Dynamics
  • 1.7 Communication and Documentation
  • 2.0 Pre-Award Life Cycle Phase
  • 2.1 Develop Solicitation
  • 2.1.1 Plan Solicitation
  • 2.1.2 Request Offers
  • 3.0 Award Life Cycle Phase
  • 3.1 Form the Contract
  • 3.1.2 Plan Negotiations
  • 3.1.3 Select Source
  • 4.1 Perform Contract
  • 4.1.2 Ensure Quality

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Courses in this credential

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*ACQ 265 can be counted for DAU equivalency

If you are interested in taking individual courses without participating in the credential program, view these courses and more here.

Courses in this credential

Explore available courses included for this credential.

*ACQ 265 can be counted for DAU equivalency

About earning this credential

Upon completion of all required courses and associated final exams, our team will award you with an electronic certificate within the area of study. For further questions and information about the credential programs, view our FAQs here.

About earning this credential

Upon completion of all required courses and associated final exams, our team will award you with an electronic certificate within the area of study. For further questions and information about the credential programs, view our FAQs here.

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