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All Things Small Business Episode 8

Ken Carkhuff talks with Kim Buehler, Director of the Army's Office of Small Business Programs, about having a seat at the table that she uses to advocate for small business. In their discussion,…

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CONnect Live! - Certification Course Update - 20240418

CONnect Live! Special EditionIn this week’s CONnect Live, DAU is pleased to present an overview of upcoming changes to the contracting certification courses. CON 1100 Contract Foundational…

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B-21 Twinning Team - NCMA/DAU NEXUS 2024

In this episode of Contracting Conversations from the NCMA/DAU Nexus 2024 Conference in Jacksonville, FL, Jim and Scott talk with Neal Duiker and Shaun Branam about the contracting and program…

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Covid Response Team - NCMA-DAU NEXUS 2024

In this episode of Contracting Conversations from the NCMA/DAU Nexus Conference in Jacksonville, FL, Jim and Scott get a behind-the-scenes account of the DoD’s fight against the Covid-19…

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ACQ 265 - Mission Focused Services Acquisition Course

In this latest episode of Contracting Conversations, Scott and Jim talk with Chuck Brackenhoff, the Learning Asset Manager for ACQ 265, the Mission Focused Services Acquisition Course. He discusses…

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2nd Anniversary Episode - NCMA-DAU NEXUS 2024 Edition

This is Contracting Conversation's 2nd Anniversary Podcast - NEXUS Edition! All the way from Jacksonville, FL! This is Jim and Scott's Anniversary podcast from the NCMA NEXUS Conference in…

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Leading Acquisition Series: The Leader as Coach

As leaders and managers, we wear many hats: the one in charge, the acquisition expert, the mentor, and the counselor. All of these have one thing in common: providing answers and advice. Coaching…

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Competing to Win: Conversations with DoD Award Winning Acquisition Teams

Each year the DoD David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Awards recognize the accomplishments of programs and teams that have helped advance the National Defense Strategy and support the…

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DMEA: Trusted Microelectronics For The Warfighter

This initial webinar in the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) series is the keynote introduction of the webinar series. Presented by DMEA Director Dr. Nicholas Martin, this session provides an…

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CON 7180 - Price Negotiation Memorandum Course

Scott and Jim have the pleasure of talking with Christina Jalbert, Learning Asset Manager for CON 7180, Price Negotiation Memorandum, On-Line-Training (OLT) Course. Christina goes into a review on…

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What we Teach Executives Series: An overview of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework

The Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF) is DoD’s newest policy on how DoD acquires goods and services. During this webinar, you will learn about: The six acquisition pathways highlighted in…

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Developing Leaders in the Acquisition Community

DAU is a resource for acquisition workforce members throughout their career. Learn more at www.DAU.edu.

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Critical Concepts: Forming a Conclusion (Episode 4)

Critical Concepts: Episode 4 - Forming a Conclusion This episode will help you understand the importance of unbiased and well-thought-out conclusions, and how to develop them in the critical…

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Critical Concepts: Answering Questions (Episode 3)

Critical Concepts: Episode 3 - Asking Questions This episode focuses on asking questions as a means to evaluate gathered data for bias, correctness, and validity. This mini-series on Critical…

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Critical Concepts: What Is Critical Thinking? (Episode 1)

Critical Concepts: Episode 1 - What Is Critical Thinking? This introductory video starts with a discussion about defining critical thinking and gives an overview of the critical concepts in the…

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Critical Concepts: Looking for What Others Have Missed (Episode 5)

Critical Concepts: Episode 5 - Looking for What Others Have Missed This final episode in the series discusses the application of critical thinking to judge the conclusions and solutions that result…

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