American forces press service (April 27, 2005): DAU and NDIA to sponsor Defense Systems Acquisition Management course offering for industry managers.
* Defense acquisition policy for weapons and information technology systems, including discussion of the DoD 5000 series (directive and instruction) and the CJCS 3170 series (instruction and manual)
* Defense transformation initiatives related to systems acquisition
* Defense acquisition procedures and processes
* The planning, programming, budgeting, and execution process and the congressional budget process
* The relationship between the determination of military capability needs, resource allocation, science and technology activities, and acquisition programs.
For further information see "Courses Offered" under "Meetings and Events" at <http://www.NDIA.org>. Industry students contact Christina Buck at (703) 247-9478 or e-mail email@example.com. A few experienced government students may be selected to attend each offering. Government students must first contact Bruce Moler at (703) 805-5257, or e-mail Bruce.Moler@dau.mil prior to registering with NDIA.
Online registration is available at: <http://register.ndia.org/interview/register.ndia?#July2005>.