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Professional Development

“Continuing Education for Professional Success”

DDM provides Continuing Education in the form of Executive and Management Development programs. Short courses (online and in person) provide opportunities for continuing education and in some cases graduate credits or certifications. Programs are provided in residence, via VTE; and internationally, by DDM faculty with both academic and professional experience in discipline areas. DDM offers unique programs to serve Defense community needs.

Accordion Prof Dev Courses v2.0

This course is intended to help U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) logistics professionals improve supply chain performance to better support health care operations. The course will systematically review the implications of supply chain design on the inter-related performance measures of cost, delivery response time, service levels (fill rates) and capacity. The goal of the course is to support VA logisticians in their efforts to provide top-level service and rapid response, at minimum cost. 

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Established in October 2007 by the Chief of Naval Personnel, the Human Resources Center of Excellence (HRCOE) serves as a focal point for the lifelong learning for the Human Resources (HR) community. Center activities and efforts- to enrich the professional development and abilities of the HR community- are aligned with the with the HR community mission of delivering HR expertise to define, recruit, develop, assign and retain a highly skilled workforce for the Navy.

Learn more about HRCOE and Course offering in HR: