Defence Acquisition Management Training Programme

To enable greater participation of Indian Industry in defence manufacturing and to familiarize on several aspects of the procurement process of Defence sector, the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) in collaboration with Confederation of Indian the Industry (CII) regularly organises the ‘Defence Acquisition Management Course (DAMC)’. This 2-day certificate course equips industry executives with thorough knowledge of procurement processes of Ministry of Defence and organisations under its control.

The course is designed to meet the needs of the Industry to understand the changes in procurement and acquisition related processes and procedures of the Defence establishments. Over 900 participants have benefitted from DAMC since 2003, as have their businesses.

In addition to the understanding of the defence procurement structures, the course covers access to technologies developed by DRDO, Outsourcing/ Vendor Development Guidelines for DPSUs and OFB, access to Test facilities of DRDO / DPSUs / DGQA / Army and also discussion on how to respond RFIs, RFPs and submitting Bids and Outsourcing/ Vendor Development Guidelines for DPSUs and OFB.

The course provides the participants with an appreciation of the size and nature of opportunities for the private industry as well as underlying processes to plug into the defence sector.