Acquisition skills are necessary to support move from in-sourcing to outsourcing of projects, solutions and services. Effective and appropriate sourcing allows organisations react quickly while reducing costs, ensuring repeatability and improving returns on sourcing activities. Acquisition includes sourcing of suppliers, defining services, awarding contracts to supplier agreements, managing the delivery of contracted services, Getting good at acquisition is a very worthwhile investment for any organisation. Acquisitions skills are essential for implementing sourcing strategy effectively. It ensures consistent and cost-effective outcomes from sourcing activities. Use CMMI for Acquisition maturity model structure to develop an acquisition capability programme. This provides a structured approach with a set of activities and tasks.