SC-111


Title

Introduction to Technology Transfer

Description

The course is intended to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of technology security and transfer as it pertains to international acquisition activities. It covers the purpose of technology security in international programs, the key legislation and key players involved, and the role of the acquisition and security cooperation professionals in the process. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to identify technology security principles, information, and processes; as well as describe the relationships between technology security and acquisition.

Objectives

This course equips the student to recognize the purpose of technology security in international acquisition programs, the key players involved, and the role of the defense acquisition workforce in the overall process; recognize the basic underlying security principles and authorities that govern foreign disclosure, technology control, and security requirements for international acquisition programs; describe protection procedures for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Foreign Government Information (FGI); describe the policies and procedures for the classification, handling, and transmission of defense information and technology in international acquisition programs; describe protection procedures for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Foreign Government Information (FGI); recognize National Disclosure Policy (NDP) basics, principles, and modes of implementation for foreign disclosure authorizations; recognize the pertinent Arms Export Control Act/International Traffic in Arms Regulations (AECA/ITAR) and Export Administration Act/Export Administration Regulations (EAA/EAR) provisions that relate to international acquisition programs; explain the policies, procedures, and related security requirements for the visits and assignments of foreign representatives, and overseas visits by Department of Defense (DoD) personnel; describe how foreign disclosure, export control, and technology security requirements are addressed throughout the Defense Acquisition System; recognize the importance of a solid national industrial security program as it relates to technology security; explain how increased foreign investment and involvement in U.S. defense industries can present risks to national security; and discuss the fundamentals of technology security and transfers. DAU Course Learning/Performance Objectives followed by enabling learning objectives:

https://myclass.dau.edu/bbcswebdav/institution/Courses/Deployed/ACQ/ACQ130_1300/Course_Documents/For%20Public%20Use/ACQ%201300%20OBJ.pdf

Target Attendees

All USG personnel working in Security Cooperation, and entry-level defense acquisition personnel in a variety of career fields, specifically those within the International Acquisition Career Path (IACP); plus any and all defense employees working in the international/foreign military sales areas, to include foreign disclosure personnel.

Prerequisite(s)

None

Substitute Course(s)

  • Security Cooperation Management - CONUS Course (SCM-C/SAM-C), Oct 1 2000 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - Executive Course (SCM-E), Oct 1 2013 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - OCONUS Course (SCM-O/SAM-O), Oct 1 2000 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - OCONUS Modified Course (SCM-OM), All Years
  • Security Cooperation Management - Policy, Programs, and Planning Course (SCM-P3), All Years
  • Security Cooperation Management - Action Officers Course (SCM-AO), All Years
  • Security Cooperation Management - State Partnership Course (SCM-SP), All Years
  • Security Cooperation Management - Training Officer/Training Manager Course (SCM-TO/TM), Oct 1 2013 and Later
  • International Programs Security Requirements Course (IPSR), All Years
  • PMT-203 (DAU Course), All Years
  • ACQ 130 Fundamentals of Technology Security/Transfer (DAU Course), All Years

Course Length

8 Hours

Additional Course Information

Delivery Mode

Distance learning

SC Continuous Learning Hours

6 Hours

Equivalent Courses

ACQ-1300 (DAU)

DAU Continuous Learning Points

6

College Credit Recommended

3*

FM Continuous Education

Not evaluated

Transfer Credit Available

Not Evaluated

Constructive Credit Available

Not Evaluated

Available Classes & Registration

ClassOnline DatesResident DatesLocationClass StatusEnrollment Status 
E0110/01/2019 - 12/31/2020OnlineIn-ProgressOpenedRegister

Notes

This course is identical to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) ACQ 1300, Fundamentals of Technology Security/Transfer course which was developed for the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment [USD(A&S)] International Acquisition Career Path (IACP). Completing SC-101 (DSCU), ACQ 1010 (DAU), and ACQ 120 (DAU) courses prior to registering for this SC-111 (DSCU) course is recommended. The course is being provided through DSCU to members of the Security Cooperation Workforce with a designation of SC-111.

DSCU instructors will act as facilitators for this course. All exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%. Students have 3 opportunities to take an exam for each lesson in its entirety. After a 3rd failure of any lesson exam, students will be required to restart the course. Recommend that students contact the designated DSCU instructors (listed in the course announcement section for this course in the DSCU Blackboard Learning Management System) to discuss and ask questions about lesson material and exams that the student has issues with prior to attempting an exam for the third time.

For Blackboard technical assistance, or resets of lessons or the course, please email DSCU-DLTechAssist@tier1performance.com. Help links are also available on Blackboard and within the course itself. There is no time limit for completing this course.

*American Council on Education recommends 3 semester hours undergraduate credit when this SC-111 course is completed with ACQ120.


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