DAU was renewed as an American National Standards Institute/ International Association for Continuing Education and Training (ANSI/IACERT) Accredited Provider. As an Accredited Provider DAU is able confer Continuous Education Units (CEUs) for the completion of course work; providing members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce with a cost-effective and efficient way meet their requirements for currency under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). In addition to DAWIA certification, CEUs are accepted by a significant number of professional associations, such as PMI, NCMA, and others, as a means to obtain and maintain professional certification.
IACET is known as the premier standard-setting organization for continuing education and training. Since 2006, IACET has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Standards Developer. During the Accredited Provider application process, the organization provides evidence that it meets the ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training.
IACET Authorized Providers are then required to re-apply and be reauthorized every five years as part of a rigorous evaluation and assessment process. This process ensures DAU coursework meets accepted standards and credit for completion can easily be traced and transferred to such things as professional credentials.
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