The IT Acquisition Credentials Program is designed to give federal government contracting professionals an overview of the information technology (IT) acquisition process. This four-course program supports the competency standards set by NCMA’s ANSI-accredited, Contract Management StandardTM Publication (CMS), and the corresponding Contract Management Book of Knowledge (CMBOK) standards. This program covers:
- The basic competencies you need to plan, execute, and manage IT acquisitions, with special considerations for federal acquisitions, such as accessibility and security
- An understanding of the unique aspects of cloud services acquisitions related to all phases of the acquisition cycle
- Best practices for adapting Agile methods for use throughout the acquisition life cycle to save time, reduce risk, and improve contract quality of your contracts
- The possibilities robotic process automation (RPA) offers, how to identify suitable tasks, and how implementing RPA could contribute to your agency’s success
After the successful completion of each individual course, you will be sent an electronic Training Certificate. Upon completion of all program requirements, you will receive a specialized digital badge identifying the IT Acquisition Credential Program and the associated competencies attained.