Course Information & Registration

SYS 281 - AF Acquisition and Sustainment Course


Current Offering Dates & Locations:
Offering Dates Location Enrollment Deadline
14D-O O Jul 22 2014 - Jul 24 2014 Gunter AFB, AL Jun 20 2014
14M-O O Aug 05 2014 - Aug 07 2014 Langley AFB, VA Jul 04 2014
14N-O O Aug 27 2014 - Aug 29 2014 Hanscom AFB, MA Jul 28 2014
14O-O O Sep 17 2014 - Sep 19 2014 Hill AFB, UT Aug 18 2014
15A-O O Oct 07 2014 - Oct 09 2014 Tinker AFB, OK Sep 05 2014
15B-O O Nov 18 2014 - Nov 20 2014 Robins AFB, GA Oct 17 2014
15C-O O Dec 02 2014 - Dec 04 2014 Scott AFB, IL Oct 31 2014
15D-O O Jan 13 2015 - Jan 15 2015 LA AFB, CA Dec 12 2014
15E-O O Feb 10 2015 - Feb 12 2015 MacDill AFB, FL Jan 09 2015
15F-O O Feb 24 2015 - Feb 26 2015 Peterson AFB, CO Jan 23 2015
15G-O O Mar 11 2015 - Mar 13 2015 Tinker AFB, OK Feb 09 2015
15H-O O Mar 25 2015 - Mar 27 2015 Robins AFB, GA Feb 23 2015
15I R May 12 2015 - May 14 2015 AFIT - Area B, WPAFB, OH Apr 10 2015
15J-O O May 19 2015 - May 21 2015 Lackland AFB, TX Apr 17 2015
15K-O O Jun 02 2015 - Jun 04 2015 Langley AFB, VA May 01 2015
15L-O O Jun 23 2015 - Jun 25 2015 Edwards AFB, CA May 22 2015
15M-O O Jul 14 2015 - Jul 16 2015 Hill AFB, UT Jun 12 2015
15N-O O Aug 04 2015 - Aug 06 2015 Eglin AFB, FL Jul 03 2015
15O-O O Sep 01 2015 - Sep 03 2015 Hanscom AFB, MA Jul 31 2015
15P-O O Sep 15 2015 - Sep 17 2015 Offutt AFB, NE Aug 14 2015

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)