This course provides a theoretical examination of defense acquisition and logistics, combined with practical application in a variety of national settings. Additionally, international best practices are discussed along with the challenges associated with implementation. It is taught by resident and adjunct faculty from both the School of International Graduate Studies and the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy of the US Naval Postgraduate School. Faculty lectures are augmented by presentations from distinguished practitioners who are subject matter experts in various topics within acquisition and logistics.
This course is designed for US and international military officers and civilian equivalents of grades 04-06 who are engaged in a broad range of acquisition fields such as policy development, strategic planning, requirements definition, logistics, program management, procurement and contracting, budgeting and execution, and systems engineering. Countries are encouraged to nominate more than one participant.
U.S. Applicants should complete the form below to pre-register for a resident course. Attendance will be confirmed with receipt of the $500 USD tuition fee per course. If the tuition fee is not received 45 days prior to the start date of the course your slot will be given to the next person on the wait list. Cancellation will result in forfeiture of tuition.