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Course Details

Course Code: DEFM531 Course ID: 4644 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a study in realistic scenario-based learning, where students work in teams to practice developing sound business solutions. Student course work is designed to contribute solutions to senior leadership and local supervisors and to provide resources for the contracting career field via a course community-of-practice.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO-1 Define Acquisitions Management (within the DoD), and where management fits into the acquisition process

LO-2 Describe the major legislation acts that affect contracting and acquisitions

LO-3 Explain the concept of “Cost Estimating” within the acquisition community

LO-4 Explain important defense budget terms, such as Budget Authority, outlays, and obligations

LO-5 Define the concept of “Earned Value Analysis” within the acquisition community

LO-6 Describe the overall PPBE process to include the DoD’s Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS)

LO-7 Describe the various types of procurement fraud and how to manage fraud.

LO-8 Describe the major sources of procurement standards and garner an understanding of the Procurement Integrity Act

Please see the Student Handbook to reference the University’s grading scale.

NameGrade %
Discussions 32.00 %
Introductions 2.00 %
Week 1: Aquisition Management Issues 2.00 %
Week 2: DOTMLPF Issues 4.00 %
Week 3: Defense Aquisition Board Issues 4.00 %
Week 4: National Defense Budget Issues 4.00 %
Week 5: Performance Parameters Issues 4.00 %
Week 6: Resource Allocation Process Issues 4.00 %
Week 7: Procurement Integrity Act Issues 4.00 %
Week 8: Reflection and Course Feedback 4.00 %
Paper Assignment 42.00 %
Assignment 1: Week 1: Paper 1 6.00 %
Assignment 2: Week 2: Paper 2 6.00 %
Assignment 3: Week 3: Paper 3 6.00 %
Assignment 4: Week 4: Paper 4 6.00 %
Assignment 5: Week 5: Paper 5 6.00 %
Assignment 6: Week 6: Paper 6 6.00 %
Assignment 7: Week 7: Paper 7 6.00 %
Term Project Paper 26.00 %
Assignment 8: Week 8: Term Project Paper 26.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO-1 Define Acquisitions Management (within the DoD), and where management fits into the acquisition process

LO-2 Describe the major legislation acts that affect contracting and acquisitions

LO-3 Explain the concept of “Cost Estimating” within the acquisition community

LO-4 Explain important defense budget terms, such as Budget Authority, outlays, and obligations

LO-5 Define the concept of “Earned Value Analysis” within the acquisition community

LO-6 Describe the overall PPBE process to include the DoD’s Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS)

LO-7 Describe the various types of procurement fraud and how to manage fraud.

LO-8 Describe the major sources of procurement standards and garner an understanding of the Procurement Integrity Act

Book Title:There are no required books for this course.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.