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DEFM310 - Program and Acquisition Management I


This course is an introduction to the requirements of successful program management in the DOD. The course will look at the entire systems acquisition cycle from the point of view of government requirements and the efforts of the civilian contractor to bring the system to Full Operational Capacity.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Introduction to Defense Acquisition Management, August 2010 - link provided inside the classroom; hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9780160862885
Publication Info: United States Government Printing Office
Author: Cochrane
Unit Cost: $11.68
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Joint Program Management Handbook, July 2004-Available online-Links provided in classroom
Publication Info: Defense Acquisition University
Author: DAU
Unit Cost: $7.00
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A