DoD Collection Management (CM) Accreditation and Certification
|Publication Date:||21 November 2012|
PURPOSE. This Manual:
a. Provides accreditation guidance and procedures for DoD education and training institutions (hereafter referred to as institutional accreditation) that support the DoD Components carrying out CM activities in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5143.01 (Reference (a)) and the policy in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3115.11 (Reference (b)) and DoDI 3305.02 (Reference (c)).
b. Provides guidance and procedures for developing and implementing certification programs in accordance with Reference (b).
c. Implements the policy in Reference (c) and establishes roles and assigns responsibilities for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the DoD CM Certification Program in accordance with Reference (b).
APPLICABILITY. This Manual applies to OSD, the Military Departments, (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").