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DAU

/dow/ [German Fidonet] D"ummster Anzunehmender User. A German acronym for stupidest imaginable user. From the engineering-slang GAU for Gr"osster Anzunehmender Unfall (worst foreseeable accident), especially of a LNG tank farm plant or something with similarly disastrous consequences. In popular German, GAU is used only to refer to worst-case nuclear accidents such as a core meltdown.

See cretin, loser and weasel.
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For more detail, there are two excellent sources of information: the DAU Web site (http://www.
DAU, which is headquartered at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, provides education and training to the DoD AT&L workforce.
To make sure its enterprise-wide faculty was prepared for a wide variety of consulting engagements, DAU instituted a training Faculty Performance Development program for its future consultants that leveraged the virtues of all three models.
Once requirements are verified and validated, DAU will award you a certificate of level competency and liaison with PERS-446 for ODC record entry.
DAU Mission Assistance Is Organized Around Its Workforce
The DAU must take advantage of both explicit (documented) and tacit (in-our-heads) knowledge so each individual in the AT&L community can quickly draw on the total body of knowledge, within a minimum number of clicks.
On November 2-3, 2011, the OASD (L&MR) hosted the first PSM Conference at DAU to bring the Service PSMs together in an open forum to discuss the evolving challenges of the PSM in the current fiscal environment, including how to satisfy the goals outlined in the Better Buying Power Initiatives and fulfill the responsibilities outlined in DTM 10-015.
We are excited about the capabilities of this system and the transformation that it will bring to the workforce," said Mark Whiteside, Chief Financial Officer at DAU.
Over the past few years, DAU has continually reviewed and improved the online knowledge sharing tools it offers to help the acquisition workforce more efficiently locate the information they need to perform their duties.
CON 100: Shaping Smart Business Arrangements, which is equivalent to the CON 100 course presented by DAU, is designed to help government acquisition personnel develop and enhance the skills necessary for making sound business decisions," says Larry Seeley, President of ESI.
DAU provides a full range of basic, intermediate, and advanced curricula training, as well as assignment-specific and continuous learning courses.