DEFM540 - Program and Acquisition Management
Course Code: DEFM540 Course ID: 2667 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course is a detailed and practical examination of DOD acquisition regulations and procedures. Duties and responsibilities of the Program Manager at each point in the systems acquisition process continuum will be stressed.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|07/27/21 - 12/31/21||01/03/22 - 02/27/22||Winter 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
|10/26/21 - 04/01/22||04/04/22 - 05/29/22||Spring 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
LO-1 Analyze the fundamentals of defense systems acquisition management.
LO-2 Evaluate the diverse, interrelated, and changing nature in the different disciplines of defense systems acquisition management.
LO-3 Analyze the regulations and governing structures of defense systems acquisition management.
LO-4 Identify the provision of the New Acquisition Regulations.
LO-5 Evaluate the role of the program manager.
LO-6 Debate whether contract reforms have increase competition.
LO-7 Summarize the V-22 Osprey Program.
LO-8 Describe the problems and issues program and acquisition management for major weapon systems and logistics systems
Please see the Student Handbook to reference the University’s grading scale.
|Week 2 Assignment||6.00 %|
|Week 3 Assignment||6.00 %|
|Week 4 Assignment||6.00 %|
|Week 5 Assignment||6.00 %|
|Week 6 Assignment||6.00 %|
|Research Paper||38.00 %|
|Week 8 Assignment||38.00 %|
|Week 1 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 3 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 4 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 5 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 6 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 7 Forum||4.00 %|
|Week 8 Forum||4.00 %|
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) located at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html
Universal Commercial Code (UCC) located at http://www.law.cornell.edu/ucc
In the Course Materials folder there are PowerPoint presentations, leadership articles, and up to date APA handouts.
Netlibrary—you can read directly online. Note, printing is one page at a time and, depending on number of users at any one time, you may be locked out. http://ezproxy.apus.edu/login?url=http://www.netlibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=224414
|Book Title:||Operation of the Defense Acquisition System - available free online - https://www.dsiac.org/resources/standards_and_policies/operation-defense-acquisition-system|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.