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SC-111
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 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.
Target Attendees
All USG personnel working in Security Cooperation.
Prerequisite(s)
None
Substitute Course(s)
  • Security Cooperation Management - Orientation Course Online (SCM-OC-OL), Oct 1 2011 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - Orientation Course (SCM-OC), Oct 1 2011 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - CONUS Course (SCM-C), Oct 1 2009 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - Executive Course (SCM-E), Oct 1 2013 and Later
  • Security Cooperation Management - Locally Engaged Staff Course (SCM-LO), All Years
  • Security Cooperation Management - OCONUS Course (SCM-O), Oct 1 2011 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 ModeDistance learningSC Continuing Learning Hours8 Hours
Equivalent CoursesACQ-1300 (DAU)DAU Continuing Learning Points8
College Credit Recommended3 (see notes)FM Continuous EducationNot evaluated
Available Classes
ClassNumberDistance LearningIn-ResidenceLocationStatus 
SC-111E0110/01/2019 - 12/31/2020OnlineIn-SessionRegister
Notes
This course is identical to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) ACQ 1300, Fundamentals of Technology Security/Transfer (FTS/T) 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 prior to registering is recommended. The course is being provided through DISCS to members of the Security Cooperation Workforce with a designation of SC-111. DAU 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, students will be required to retake the lesson and its exam before continuing in the course. Recommend that students contact the DISCS-Registrar's Office (dsca.wright-patt.discs.list.registrars@mail.mil) for referral to an appropriate DISCS instructor for lesson assistance and guidance prior to attempting an exam for the third time. After a 3rd failure, students will then need to contact the DISCS Blackboard Help Desk DISCS-DLTechAssist@tier1performance.com to reset the lesson before continuing in the course.