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23 JAN 2023
IMPORTANT - DAU FY23 Q3/4 Training Schedule will be released January 26, 2023. Registration opens in DATMS the same day. Please note that a number of the new classes are using CSOD Direct Registration and not DATMS, and that these courses will have a message banner and link that comes up to navigate to the DAU Virtual Campus to register. Please do not register in DATMS if you see this message. If you have questions please contact [email protected].
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21 SEP 2022
The Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), recently issued updated resources providing additional supporting details about CON 3990V, the Contracting Certification Exam, to include an updated FAQ document and a user experience roadmap outline. You can find these resources by visiting the 4th Estate DACM's Policy page or going directly to the DPC website by clicking the button below.
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8 SEP 2022
DATMS is unavailable between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Friday, September 9 for a release upgrade (2.19) and maintenance period. Please stay logged off until the maintenance is complete.

29 AUG 2022
The Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), recently issued a memo announcing an update to the Contracting Officer Warranting Program Model to align with the Back-to-Basics acquisition workforce talent management framework and the DoD Contracting Professional Certification program, effective February 1, 2022. The updated guidance supersedes the Contracting Officer Warranting Program policy issued by the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy on February 10, 2012. For more information, click the button below.
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26 AUG 2022
The Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM) 4th Estate, released a memo documenting his viewpoint on prerequisite requirements for the Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) Functional Area for acquisition workforce (AWF) members who are seeking the ETM Practitioner Certification.
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10 JUL 2022
The DAU FY23 Schedule for 1st and 2nd Quarters ONLY will be available for preview purposes via DATMS on 14 July. Please plan now to log into DATMS to preview course availability for the first half of FY23.
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06 APR 2022
DATMS Release 2.17.1: DATMS is unavailable between 5-10 a.m. on Friday, Apr. 8 for a brief maintenance period. The system should be fully back online shortly after 10 a.m. on the morning of the 8th.

25 MAR 2022
DoDI 5000.66 (Change 3) Release. The most recent update, Change 3, to the Department of Defense Instruction 5000.66 -- "Defense Acquisition Workforce Education, Training, Experience, and Career Development Program -- was released on Friday, March 25, 2022.
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21 MAR 2022
In-Person DAU Training Resuming In April. DAU is planning a “controlled start” for a limited number of in-person classes in April. At this time, eight class offerings have been designated as “in-person” during that month, provided each session reaches the minimum number of reservations required. You can find more registration information for each of those offerings in DATMS: ACQ 2030 (Offerings 021, 022); ACQ 315 (Offerings 012, 014, 015); PMT 3600 (Offerings 007, 008, 009).
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14 FEB 2022
DATMS Release 2.16b - DATMS is unavailable between 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 and 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22 in order to complete the remainder of backend system updates for the Back-to-Basics transition. Please note that this is a FOUR-DAY outage, however, it IS scheduled for the Presidents Day holiday weekend. The system should be fully back online on Tuesday, Feb. 22.
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