Accession Number : AD1016146

Title :   Are You Experienced The Case for Acquisition Professional Qualification Standards

Descriptive Note : Journal Article

Corporate Author : U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Program Executive Office for Land Systems Quantico United States

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Thomas H

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Report Date : 01 Oct 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : any professions require both rigorous training and months, if not years,of hands-on practice under the close supervision of experts prior todeclaring the trainee proficient enough to perform the job on theirown. Physicians are required to complete years of schooling and residencytraining, as well as pass rigorous board examinations. Airplanepilots require hours of supervised flight time before receiving a license to fly solo. Defense acquisition management also is a profession.

Descriptors :   military acquisition , program management , standards , job training , qualifications , personnel management , Military procurement

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE