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PLCY689A Acquisitions: Concept and Management
3 Credit(s)

Provides an overview of federal acquisition as one of the basic functions of government. Specific focus will be on the scope of acquisition, including organizational structures, regulations, 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; with a special consideration of state and local levels. Restricted to PLCY majors or permission of instructor.
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