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About DRMI

The Defense Resources Management Institute (DRMI) provides integrated professional education programs in resources management and analytical decision making for military officers of all services, and civilian defense officials from the United States and 170 partner nations. Established in 1965 as an educational institution by the Secretary of Defense, the DRMI is located at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. The DRMI's multi-disciplinary faculty conduct graduate-level executive education courses in Monterey and tailored courses and seminars at other locations in the U.S. and abroad upon request.


Upcoming Courses in Monterey

Upcoming Resident Courses

Data Analytics for Financial and Resources Management Course

(MASL-P159002)/ 2 weeks

6-18 Dec 2020

Human Capital Resources Management Course

(MASL-P162018)/ 2 weeks

24 Jan-5 Feb 2021

Risk Management Course

(MASL-P162000)/ 2 weeks

24 Jan-5 Feb 2021


Online Course Module


Accounting Analysis Tools, Applications, and Methods 

A free online course created by DRMI.

The course objectives are:

  • Present basic steps in model development
  • Define pre-decision analysis and its elements
  • Define post-decision analysis and its elements
  • Identify how to specify, collect and use data properly
  • Identify tools and techniques that can be applied to pre- and post-decisional and the benefits of each
  • Define regression
  • Define sensitivity analysis

You can view the full course here.

Attending Our Courses

Attending a Course in Monterey?

Answers to all of your questions are in the Participant Handbook and our Incoming Students page

Latest News

News and Announcements

DRMI Pivots to New "Blended Learning" Environment

The DRMI resumed resident course instruction in August 2020 under a new “blended learning” environment, combining video conferencing and in-person classroom interaction in strict compliance with health and safety requirements.

All Courses Now Offered Both in Residence and Online

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the DRMI is now offering all courses both in residence and via distance learning (online). We have updated our resident course schedule through 2021.