Accession Number:

ADA050525

Title:

An Acquisition Management Guide to Product Assurance and Test for Army Program Managers

Descriptive Note:

Study project rept.

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT COLL FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this report is to develop a basis for understanding, from a management viewpoint, the process of accomplishing product assurance and test functions during Army acquisition programs. To achieve this purpose, a management guide for Army project managers is developed. This guide describes the product assurance and test work breakdown structure and shows how this structure interfaces with the overall acquisition process. The guide is intended to be used by project managers to obtain an overall perspective of the management aspects of the product assurance and test functions. It emphasizes what a manager needs to know and do about product assurance and test as he utilizes this functional tool to help him achieve his program goals.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE