The briefing identified a four-step approach: Develop qualification standards for all 14 functional areas, cross-mapped to DAWIA
levels; develop and field a system to host and capture qualifications; develop Service/organizational implementation plans; and sustain the system through updates and refinements.
acquisition career field certification standards are published by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).
After successfully completing the 4-week ALMC course, the AL&T procurement NCO will receive a course completion certificate and a DAU level II or III certificate in contracting if all DAWIA
perquisites have been met.
Differing from DAWIA
career field management, the services acquisition Functional Lead is not focused on a DAWIA
career field or certification, as there is none for services acquisition.
The program, similar to what Roan is in now, provided him with DAWIA
Level II certification.
The DDACM, as the ALT workforce proponent and single point of contact on all matters pertaining to DAWIA
implementation, is responsible for developing and approving all Army policies and procedures established to implement DAWIA
She holds professional memberships in the American Society for Military Comptrollers and the Acquisition Professional Community and has Level III DAWIA
certification in IT.
She is a CDFM-A, DFMCP3 certified, DAWIA
Level III certified in Business Financial Management and Cost Estimating, and Level I in Program Management and also Level III certified in International Affairs.
She is certified DAWIA
Level Ill in Engineering, Science and Technology Management and Program Management.
In the process, not only did the DAWIA
certification requirements evolve, but the annual number of graduates from DAU life-cycle logistics training courses increased a remarkable five fold during this two-phase transformation.
Lanham earned his MBA from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in 2013 and is DAWIA
Additionally, BEM interns complete the requirements for DAWIA
PM Level II through the Defense Acquisitions University (DAU).