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Rethinking Acquisition Experience for Program Manager Certification

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Defense Acquisition University Fort Belvoir United States

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You have been tasked to assign someone as the program manager PM of a weapon system major defense acquisition program MDAP that is transitioning from the Technology Development TD Phase to the Engineering and Manufacturing Development EMD Phase. All the candidates meet all the statutory and regulatory requirements to be assigned as a PM of an MDAP. Each has an impeccable record and is recognized as an accomplished acquisition professional. Each has one or more graduate degrees, has graduated from the Defense Acquisition Universitys Program Managers Course, is a member of the Acquisition Corps, and has held an acquisition Key Leadership Position KLP. They only differ in the amount of acquisition experience they have. Based on this information, which candidate would you choose for this important job

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Defense AT and L , 01 Jan 0001, 01 Jan 0001,



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