Acquisition Supplement for CMMI® for Development


Learn how to improve relationships with your suppliers by improving your own processes with CMMI for Acquisition. This course will teach you how to use the CMMI for Acquisition to manage your supply chain to acquire and integrate products and services to meet the needs of your customers.


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This one-day course introduces acquisition managers and practitioners, appraisal team members, and process group members to CMMI fundamental concepts related to acquisition. CMMI for Acquisition (CMMI-ACQ) is a CMMI model designed for use in managing a supply chain by those who acquire, procure, or otherwise select and purchase products and services for business purposes.


This course enables participants to:

  • describe the CMMI-ACQ model
  • discuss the model’s process areas
  • locate relevant information in the model

The course is composed of lectures and class exercises with ample opportunity for student questions and discussions. 

This course, combined with the Introduction to CMMI for Development, fulfills the prerequisite for any course or role requiring an official CMMI for Acquisition course, including being an appraisal team member on a CMMI-ACQ SCAMPI appraisal. It is designed for professionals who have already taken Introduction to CMMI for Development


The Acquisition Supplement for CMMI for Development requires that learners have already completed an Introduction to CMMI for Development course, and is usually offered in concert with the three day Introduction to CMMI for Development course.

No other preparation is required for the course.

To find an offering of the Acquisition Supplement for CMMI for Development, you can search our course listings in the event calendar or search for a training partner near you in the CMMI Institute Partner Directory.



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