AN ANALYSIS OF THE PRODUCTION, QUALITY, AND MANUFACTURING (PQM) CAREER FIELD COMPETENCY MODEL
Staggs, Patricia S.
Pickar, Charles K.
Mortlock, Robert F.
MetadataShow full item record
This project examines the Production, Quality, and Manufacturing (PQM) career field competency model against three sources of information: the DAU PQM course learning objectives required for PQM certification Levels 1-3; the top five coded acquisition positions coded as PQM Level 3; and the AT&L PQM Position Category Description (PCD) document used to classify acquisition positions as PQM. The PQM competency model studied in this project has yet to be approved by the Functional Integrated Product Tem (FIPT) Chair. First, the analysis of the DAU PQM course learning objectives validated the PQM competency model. Second, the analysis of a sampling of PDs coded as PQM Level 3 also validated the PQM competency model. The third analysis of the AT&L Workforce PQM PCD did not validate the PQM competency model. Even though the PQM competency model was validated using the DAU PQM course content learning objectives, more thorough research is needed to determine if the entire PQM course content required for certification to Level 3 satisfactorily prepares the candidate to practice the desired competencies outlined in the PQM competency model. In addition, further research needs to be conducted to determine if Army positions are coded properly as PQM acquisition positions based on the AT&L PQM PCD; there are some major gaps between the competency model and the PQM PCD. Through this analysis, it is my hope to impart further confidence that the PQM competency model studied is approvable.
RightsCopyright is reserved by the copyright owner.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The impact of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act on the professionalization and training of the Marine Corps' enlisted workforce acquisition. Schleiden, Roy Randolph (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1992-12);Public Law 101-510, Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWlA) became effective upon its passage for Fiscal Year 1992. The intent of the legislation is to increase the training and professionalism of the Department ...
Whitcomb, Clifford; Delgado, Jessica; Khan, Rabia; Alexander, Juli; White, Corina; Grambow, Dana; Walter, Paul (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-04-30);The Naval Postgraduate School is developing a competency model for the profession of systems engineering. There is currently no professional engineering occupational code (08XX) for systems engineers, so there is no verified ...
Enhancing Professional and Technical Excellence: Analysis of Contract Management Competency Models Rendon, Rene G. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-04-30); SYM-AM-19-036The DoD’s contracting function continues to be challenged by deficiencies in pre-award, award, and post-award contract management processes. The DoD Inspector General (DoD IG) has identified acquisition and contract ...