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Career Gateway: Acquisition Has Launched

  • Addressing a need for change in the way acquisition professionals are trained, Tom Dungan III, CEO of Management Concepts, took the stage at Washington, DC’s historic National Press Club today to officially launch Career Gateway: Acquisition. In his remarks, Tom noted that his father started Management Concepts nearly 50 years ago after serving as a contracting officer in the Army, building a practical, skill-based training solution for acquisition professionals. “The acquisition community will always be special to us,” Tom said.

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The Mystique of Mars – A Unique Backdrop for a New Acquisition Learning Experience

  • If you look up on a cloudless night, you can see the red glow of Mars 300 million miles away. Space travel requires constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and balancing a need for precise calculations with innovative ways to solve problems across immense distances. Over the past two years, each of us has had to adapt and innovate in ways we hadn’t imagined. While the distance between our old offices and our desks at home may not be as far away as Mars, our accomplishments in space provide a roadmap for connecting across any distance.

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