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Reduction of Cost for Defense Acquisition University Courses

Many Department of Defense engineers are required to take 217 credits of acquisition training (9 courses) to be qualified for full promotion. Since most engineering work is technical in nature rather than acquisition, these courses from the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) represent a large waste of time and money for the U.S. Army. With the exception of the first course, ACQ101, very little usable information is... more »

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Top to Bottom Process Review of Defense Acquisition University

The stated purpose of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is to bring order and efficiency to the Defense Procurement Process. However, their own operations, from my observations, lack the discipline and controls necessary to safeguard the efficient use of taxpayer money.

The first example comes from this morning. I, among thousands of others, received an 8 MB email announcing a one-day small business procurement... more »

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