Acquisition & Program Management

Acquisition SupportKratos provides a broad spectrum of program management and acquisition support services for our customers. This includes executive and administrative support, support of acquisition planning and milestones, business process re-engineering and public relations.

Business & Financial Management
Kratos offers an extensive array of business services including program management, order management and control, budget integration and financial support for various business systems, assessment and development of business processes and developing business models and plans to assist program strategies. We provide unmatched capability and experience with assessment of program financial plans, and we provide full financial management support with our expertise and tools. We continually monitor budgetary milestones, process modifications being considered or planned, and prepare for near-term implementation. We possess a proven ability to monitor budget controls, track changes, and coordinate with our customers to determine the impact of potential fiscal adjustments. Our personnel consult and coordinate with program office staff to develop shared strategies and tackle emergent or prospective programmatic issues to avert any impact on program implementation and performance.

Acquisition Support
Kratos provides budget formulation/management for all phases of the Planning, Programming, and Executing System; budget and financial analysis; obligation and expenditure forecasting; funds control techniques; accounting and finance systems; earned value management analysis; administrative and clerical services, such as program, division, or agency leadership support; and creation of handbooks, reports, training courses, and materials.

Program Management
Kratos utilizes our ISO-compliant established program management processes in supporting business systems to successfully meet the requirements of a variety of large complex programs. We have detailed and documented processes, procedures, and systems for all of our business functions including accounting, purchasing, contracting, and quality assurance. Our program management approach and associated procedures have evolved into institutionalized processes. Our proven tools provide our team the ability to capture cost, schedule, and performance data accurately and efficiently, and we use this data to measure our performance against the established metrics. Our processes provide us the capability to use this data to implement any corrective actions, risk mitigation or quality improvements that may be required to adhere to stated performance metrics.

Advisory and Assistance Support
Kratos personnel provide engineering and technical support, assistance, advice, and training to a number of government agencies and assist them in efficiently and effectively managing and operating their organizations, activities, and systems. Specific efforts include supporting and contributing to improved organization or program management, logistics management, project monitoring and reporting, data collection, budgeting, accounting, auditing and administrative or technical support for conferences and training programs. Kratos provides organized, analytical assessments to understand or evaluate complex issues to improve program and system performance. Kratos offers advice, assistance, and hands-on training to maintain and operate fielded weapon systems, equipment, and components at the required levels of effectiveness.

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