PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PUAD-634
Acquisition Management (1.5-3)

Course Level: Graduate

Provides students with the requisite understanding to exercise leverage in both the award and administration phases of the acquisition cycle. How to influence outcomes that further programmatic goals in support of public policy objectives. Basic rules, regulations, laws, and directives and ethical considerations are covered with respect to both competitive and sole source acquisitions. Usually offered every term. Note: 3-credit offering requires more in-depth study and provides for more class contact time. Prerequisite: admission to Executive MPA program.