Introduction to Defence Acquisition - IDA

Business Skills College
Business
1 day
Multiple locations

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About this course

The course explains the various stages of the MOD’s acquisition lifecycle, the functions of an integrated project team and its relationship with defence industry.  It introduces project planning principles and common behaviours within a complex project and stakeholder environment.  Aimed primarily at MOD employees, it has wider applicability to anyone involved in a complex procurement or project environment.

What you will learn

By the end of this course you will understand:
  • the MOD’s approach to complex projects through use of an acquisition system operating model
  • stages of a project lifecycle
  • the role of an integrated project team within the MOD

How will this course help my career?

This course provides essential knowledge and introduction for anyone working within the MOD’s procurement, capability and acquisition, or integrated project team environments.  

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Other government departments (OGDs)

How will I learn?

Classroom