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  • Writer's pictureDave Risha

New Federal Acquisition Certification Standardization

Brief Overview

On January 19, 2023, the Office of Management and Budget issued a Memorandum for Chief Acquisition Officers and Senior Procurement Executives that changed the acquisition certifications in all non-DoD branches of government.

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The Federal Government has now standardized the acquisition professional certification. This standardization has consolidated the previous version into one level, and renewed demand for DAU equivalency courses focused on federally mandated requirements. These exciting new developments mean that now may be the best time to consider expanding your DAU equivalency offerings.

Please review the below linked white paper to gain more insight into this opportunity:

CTS FAC-C White Paper
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Further Insight

For further insight into why this change has the potential for positive impact on your organization, please read the June 24, 2022 Washington Technology article “Acquisition shops inside government need workers too.” The author, Ross Wilkers, highlights several reasons why it is vital to put an emphasis on training opportunities throughout the federal government’s acquisition workforce and expounds on the need for “development opportunities, including new credentialing and experiential learning programs.”

Contact us for more details or start the course review process.


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