Classes

PUAF 698A

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2012

This course provides an overview of acquisition as one of the basic functions of government.  Specific focus will be on the scope of acquisition, including organizational structures, regulations, strategies and issues of acquisition processes and management, from the development of an initial capability or need, through design, development, production, fielding, sustainment, and disposal.  Introduces the principles and concepts that underlie successful acquisition management – from major systems development and production, through buying services and common commodities; and a special