3 August 2001
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 3.3:
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will demonstrate knowledge of the skills required to
effectively work in the DOD acquisition program arena,
including familiarity with requirements generation,
policies and procedures, management, and planning,
programming, and budgeting.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Identify the two DOD publications that establish the
acquisition policies and procedures used as a basis for
integrating the technical efforts of the design team
into a comprehensive technical management process.
State an example of a broad operational capability that
might be identified in a Mission Need Statement.
Identify the document that is the bridge connecting the
Mission Need Statement to the acquisition program
baseline and the specifications for the weapon system.
State the office(s)responsible for interacting with the
program office and the DOD component operational test
and evaluation activity during the Demonstration and
Validation phase to assist in the evaluation of design
Name the office that chairs the Joint Requirements
List the five critical system characteristics that
determine how well a proposed concept system will
function in its intended operational environment.
State which office is responsible for working with the
user or the user's representative to establish feasible