Defense Acquisition University continues to win honors in e-Learning.The Defense Acquisition University (DAU DAU - /dow/ [German Fidonet] D"ummster Anzunehmender User. A German acronym for stupidest imaginable user. From the engineering-slang GAU for Gr"osster Anzunehmender Unfall (worst foreseeable accident), especially of a LNG tank farm plant or something with similarly disastrous ) received three awards at the fifth Annual Corporate University Xchange Excellence Awardsr ceremony. The University earned top honors in the Measurement and Alignment categories and an honorable distinction in the e-Learning category. The awards were presented at the Harvard Business School Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. in Boston, Massachusetts “Boston” redirects here. For other uses, see Boston (disambiguation).
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On September 23, 2003, the DAU received the Brandon Hall Gold Medal Award for Excellence in e-Learning Best Practices at a ceremony in Los Angeles, California. DAU competed against 189 other applicants in the Best Practices category, with each entry being analyzed by a panel of 56 subject matter experts. DAU earned a Gold Medal for the AT&L Performance Learning Model, an enterprise-wide learning strategy that uses e-learning techniques to deliver to the members of the DoD Acquisition, Technology and Logistics workforce career-long training through formal courses, rapid deployment training on emerging initiatives, continuous learning modules, and knowledge-sharing resources.
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