Defense Acquisition University is a Department of Defense resource that supports the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) workforce access to certification
training and continuous learning.
The Defense Acquisition University is a best-in-class corporate university for the Defense Acquisition Workforce. Everything at DAU is
for the acquisition professional from formal courses and continuous learning modules to knowledge sharing assets and consulting. As your learning partner, DAU will be with
you in the classroom, online, and in your workplace-- whenever and wherever you need DAU. All of our learning assets are meant to help you develop and manage acquisition
programs, projects, and systems that continue to make our nation's war fighters the best-equipped armed forces in the world.
The DAG web-site https://dag.dau.mil has been re-designed to provide the acquisition workforce and our industry
partners with a more effective, user-friendly capability to instantly access best business practice, supporting policy, and lessons learned.
In addition to its more
Defense Acquisition Portal
DAP - Policy and Regulation Shortcuts
Directory of Acquisition Systems and Services
DEFENSE ACQUISITION PORTAL IS LIVE
The Defense Acquisition University has deployed the initial version of the Defense Acquisition Portal (DAP). It can be seen
and used athttps://dap.dau.mil/. The DAP will enhance the breadth and scope of the acquisition process beyond the AKSS (Acquisition,
Technology, & Logistics Knowledge Sharing System), which is replaced by the DAP. The DAP includes all of the elements and forces affecting the Big Acquisition Process,
including Human Capital Initiatives. Replacing the AKSS, all of the content in the AKSS has been transferred to the DAP, with the majority of it located under the
There is a new tab dedicated to the Acquisition Workforce, providing information on career management, the Human Capital Initiative, and the 4th Estate.
This information includes services on career planning, leadership training, overarching guidance documents, and links to information on professional organizations.
There is also a major new feature in DAP called "Acquisition Career Gateways," where each of the fourteen identified acquisition career fields has its own area
providing: a career certification guide; formal course enrollment procedures; continuous learning and job specific courses; Ask-A-Professor Q&As; Performance
Support/Consulting services available through DAU; and highlighted career field information through blogs by career field experts. The Search feature has been completely
reengineered to make it much easier to find the specific kind of learning or job support asset needed. Comments and suggestions on the content and format of the DAP, or on
additional information that you would like to see in the DAP, can be made by selecting the "Submit Feedback" button.