SYS 213 - Management of the Manufacturing Readiness Process

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The Management of the Manufacturing Readiness Process Course is intended to prepare the student to integrate the DoD Manufacturing Readiness Level MRL Deskbook criteria and the DoD Manufacturing Readiness Level assessment process into the acquisition life cycle of DoD Programs and Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul MRO activities. The course will use examples based on actual DoD MRL Assessments, as well as the DoD MRL Deskbook, to educate students on the proper use of MRL criteria/methodology to assess the readiness of the critical manufacturing elements associated with DoD activities. The course will also prepare the student to immediately participate in and/or conduct accurate MRL assessments and prepare a defensible MRL Assessment Report on DoD activities. The target student audience will consist of acquisition professionals who will be members of a Manufacturing Readiness Level Assessment team and other acquisition professionals program managers, Science & Technology personnel, logistics managers, etc. who have non-technical roles in the MRL assessment process. The course will provide the student with knowledge of existing policy, guides and deskbooks/handbooks as a set of information that allows the MRL practitioner to use the MRL assessment process to fit the unique needs of all DoD activities that need to address manufacturing readiness. Students will also become familiar with integrating MRL criteria and Manufacturing Readiness Level assessment process into contract language. COURSE OBJECTIVE: Students will learn how MRL criteria/methodology and MRAs are applicable throughout the lifecycle of DoD programs. Students will understand MRL terminology, the meaning of Manufacturing Readiness Levels MRLs, the use of best practices, how to properly conduct an MRA, and how to manage manufacturing risk. Students will also become familiar with integrating MRL criteria and MRAs into contract language

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Grade Restrictions: NO AFSC or GRADE Restrictions.

Special Requirements: None



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Live Internet 24F 12 Mar 2024 22 Mar 2024
Eglin AFB, FL 24G 09 Apr 2024 11 Apr 2024
Hill AFB, UT 24l 21 May 2024 23 May 2024
Live Internet 24H 11 Jun 2024 21 Jun 2024
Hanscom AFB, MA 24I 16 Jul 2024 18 Jul 2024
Live Internet 24J 06 Aug 2024 16 Aug 2024
AFIT - Wright-Patterson AFB (Area B), OH 24K 10 Sep 2024 12 Sep 2024

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Delivery Method: In-Residence or On-site Course

Course Length: 3 Days

Event Type: Training (Functional, Technical)

Primary Audience: S&T, Acquisition Programs, Air Logistics Centers

CL Points: 21


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