Course Summary
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Approximately 31 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Logistics Management


This credential brings together multiple on-line training (OLT) courses and supporting resources to offer a comprehensive overview of DoD supply chain integration. It is designed to provide learners an overarching understanding of the life cycle logistician’s responsibilities for planning, developing, and implementing all aspects of Supply Chain Management, Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS), counterfeit parts awareness and prevention, provisioning and cataloging, IUID, RFID, and serialized item management, and DLA Support to the Program Manager (PM). A capstone exercise and summative examination must be completed to demonstrate the learner’s ability to apply what they have learned.

Learning Outcomes:

  • describe the differences between a supply chain and supply chain management
  • explain what Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortage (DMSMS) is and why DMSMS management is important
  • explain the Prepare, Identify, Assess, Analyze, and Implement steps for the DMSMS management program
  • demonstrate an understanding of the concepts related to the identification and prevention of counterfeit materiel and their entry into the DoD supply chain
  • recognize system retirement, materiel disposition, reclamation, demilitarization, and disposal
  • recognize a Replaced System Sustainment Plan
  • recognize DoD additive manufacturing capabilities, solutions, and processes to plan, manage, analyze, source or implement supply chain management
  • summarize considerations of additive manufacturing on Weapon System Integrated Product Support
  • describe the areas in the current acquisition environment affecting provisioning processes
  • explain the policy, objectives, quantitative factors, and process related to the Initial Requirements Determination (IRD)
  • identify the cataloging principles and objective, content of the Cataloging and Standardization Act, cataloging steps, and cataloging in provisioning flow process
  • apply the SCOR® model to a given situation
  • differentiate between the different SCOR® metrics levels, based on specific characteristics
  • recognize Nonconforming, Suspect, and Counterfeit Electronic Items within the DoD Supply Chain
  • recognize Weapon Systems Support Teams
  • recognize Examples: Contract Types and Tailoring Support
  • recognize The Defense Logistics Agency Enterprise

General Topics:

  • Item Unique Identification (IUID) Defense Federal Acquisition Requirements Supplement (DFARS) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) enterprise Weapons Systems Support Teams Contract Types Nonconforming, suspect, counterfeit item characteristics Commercial Standards Supply Chain Management SCOR Model Performance-based logistics strategies Operational Requirements Determination Provisioning planning Additive Manufacturing System retirement, reclamation, and disposal Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Computer Based Training
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials