Course Information & Registration

SYS 281 - AF Acquisition and Sustainment Course


Current Offering Dates & Locations:
Offering Dates Location
15N-O O Aug 04 2015 - Aug 06 2015 Eglin AFB, FL
15O-O O Sep 01 2015 - Sep 03 2015 Hanscom AFB, MA
15P-O O Sep 15 2015 - Sep 17 2015 Offutt AFB, NE
16A-O O Oct 20 2015 - Oct 22 2015 Robins AFB, GA
16B-O O Nov 17 2015 - Nov 19 2015 Tinker AFB, OK
16C-O O Dec 08 2015 - Dec 11 2015 Scott AFB, IL
16D-O O Jan 12 2016 - Jan 14 2016 LA AFB, CA
16E-O O Feb 02 2016 - Feb 04 2016 Hill AFB, UT
16F-O O Feb 23 2016 - Feb 25 2016 MacDill AFB, FL
16G-O O Mar 15 2016 - Mar 17 2016 Peterson AFB, CO
16H-O O Mar 29 2016 - Mar 31 2016 Tinker AFB, OK
16I-O O Apr 12 2016 - Apr 14 2016 Robins AFB, GA
16J R Apr 26 2016 - Apr 28 2016 AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH
16K-O O May 03 2016 - May 05 2016 Langley AFB, VA
16L-O O May 17 2016 - May 19 2016 Lackland AFB, TX
16M-O O May 31 2016 - Jun 02 2016 Hill AFB, UT
16N-O O Jun 14 2016 - Jun 16 2016 United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), CO
16O-O O Jun 27 2016 - Jun 29 2016 Eglin AFB, FL
16P-O O Jul 12 2016 - Jul 14 2016 Edwards AFB, CA
16Q-O O Aug 09 2016 - Aug 11 2016 Kirtland AFB, NM
16R R Aug 23 2016 - Aug 25 2016 AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH
16S-O O Sep 12 2016 - Sep 14 2016 Hanscom AFB, MA

Description:
SYS 281 provides a general overview of the latest in acquisition and sustainment policy, processes, management tools, and reform initiatives. The course delivers critical knowledge of current acquisition and sustainment hot topics, and is laced with real world examples, actual program results, and topical videos. The three core processes of AF acquisition are reviewed, as well as the primary strategic roadmaps driving weapon system sustainment. The foundational processes of test, systems engineering, risk management and evolutionary acquisition are emphasized as well. Unique acquisition peculiarities associated with space, cyberspace, and defense business systems are also covered. The sustainment arena is reviewed from the retail, wholesale, and combat perspectives, to include an overview of depot operations. Core process changes associated with sustainment are discussed, to include supply chain management, high velocity maintenance, condition based maintenance, and predictive maintenance. A wealth of acquisition references, websites, guidebooks, and management tools are also provided. A must course for all involved with Air Force acquisition and support.

Contact Training Administrators


Course Director:

Commercial: (937)255-7777 ext.3229
DSN: 785-7777 ext.3229

Prerequisites:
None

Grade Restrictions:
(none)

Special Requirements:
(none)

Target Audience:
Open to Non-US personnel (MASL# D179041). The course is primarily designed for students of ranks Second Lieutenant to Major Staff Sergeant through Chief Master Sergeant GS-07 through GS-13.

Course Length:
2.5 days

CLPs:
20

Accredited:
No

Military PDS Code:
ALO

Civilian PDS Code:
IGD

Num Credits:
(none)