Course List

Understanding the Course List

Symbols Used
SC Certification Categories
ACQ SC Acquisition Management
CASE SC Case Life Cycle Management
POE SC Planning, Oversight, and Execution Management
SCO SCO Operations and Management
XSPT SC Execution Support Management
Non-Certification Categories
EXEC SC Executive Education
IND SC Enterprise - Industry
IPTN SC Enterprise - International Partner
LES Locally Employed Staff
MoDA Ministry of Defense Advisors (MoDA)
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ACQ-120 - Introduction to Fundamentals of International Acquisition
SC Certification Category:ACQ
Length and format:15 hours OLT
Classes available:No
Description:This course teaches the fundamentals of international acquisition and its relationship to Security Cooperation including relevant laws and policies and the roles of involved U.S. Government organizations. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

ACQ-230V - Intermediate International Acquisition Integration
SC Certification Category:ACQ
Length and format:4 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

ACQ-241 - Intermediate Managing Major International Acquisition Competitions (MIAC)
SC Certification Category:ACQ
Length and format:8 days VILT or 2 days OLT and 6 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course provides students with the information and knowledge on the applicable policies, lessons learned, Points of Contact (POCs), tools, and references that MIAC (i.e., weapons competitions) teams and supporting personnel need to be aware of and apply to plan, oversee, and execute the many complex and interrelated aspects of MIAC efforts and initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

ACQ-380V - Intermediate International Acquisition Management
SC Certification Category:ACQ
Length and format:4 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-105 - Introduction to DSAMS (Defense Security Assistance Management System)
SC Certification Categories:CASEXSPT
Length and format:8 hours OLT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-201 - Intermediate SC Case Life Cycle Management
SC Certification Categories:CASEXSPT
Length and format:14 half days VILT or 4 days VILT + 5 days ILT
Classes available:16 classes available
Description:This course provides students with the information they need to plan for, oversee, and execute the many complex and interrelated aspects of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Building Partnership Capacity (BPC) cases and programs. It builds on functional knowledge of Security Cooperation (SC) in support of SC case life cycle management. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-205 - Intermediate DSAMS (Defense Security Assistance Management System)
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:18 Hours ILT
Classes available:5 classes available
Description:This introductory course is intended to provide the student with hands-on, practical knowledge of the DSAMS (Defense Security Assistance Management System) computer information system. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-211 - Intermediate SC Sustainment Management
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:10 half days VILT or 5 days VILT + 4 days ILT
Classes available:7 classes available
Description:This course focuses on specific sustainment aspects, such as integrating elements of the total package approach, requirements determination, requisition processing, with an emphasis on transportation considerations throughout the Foreign Military Sales case life cycle. Relationships between the military’s International Logistics Control Office, the weapon system program manager, the contract administrative office, the Defense Logistics Agency and freight forwarder. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-212 - Intermediate SC Case Financial Management
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:10 half days VILT or 4 days VILT + 4 days ILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:The goal of this course is to provide Security Cooperation personnel with a comprehensive understanding and application of financial laws, regulations, and polices to determine solutions to financial issues within the Security Cooperation case life cycle. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-213 - Intermediate SC Case Management
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:9 half days VILT or 4 days VILT + 3 days ILT
Classes available:12 classes available
Description:This course provides SC personnel with an increased knowledge of SC laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and case management methodologies. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-290 - Intermediate SC Case Reconciliation and Closure
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:3 half days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course encompasses a broad variety of topics which are presented at a DoD (vice MILDEP specific) level with a focus on the SAMM Chapter 16 (Case Reconciliation and Closure), the Reconciliation and Reconciliation and Closure Guide (RCG, SAMM Appendix 7) policies. Course topics include statutory requirements, DoD directives, and an overview of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS) Security Cooperation Accounting (SCA), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) case and contract reconciliation and closure processes which are provided by Guest Speakers from those organizations. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-291 - Intermediate SC Case Reconciliation and Closure – Department of the U.S. Air Force
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:3 days ILT or 3 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course is focused on providing Department of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) insights and training for Security Cooperation (SC) Case Reconciliation and Closure. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-292 - Intermediate SC Case Reconciliation and Closure – Department of the U.S. Army
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:3 days ILT or 3 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course is focused on providing Department of the U.S. Army (USA) insights and training for Security Cooperation (SC) Case Reconciliation and Closure. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-293 - Intermediate SC Case Reconciliation and Closure – Department of the U.S. Navy (DoN)
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:3 days ILT or 3 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course is focused on providing Department of the U.S. Navy (DoN) insights and training for Security Cooperation (SC) Case Reconciliation and Closure. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

CASE-299 - Case Development Guide
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:2 hours OLT
Classes available:No
Description:Provides valuable information that helps to build the skills required to provide DSCA/CWD with LOA packages that are accurate, complete, and compliant with all statutory, regulatory, and fiscal requirements. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

DA-200 - Introduction to Strategic Advising (ISA)
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:1 week ILT or 5 days VILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Introduces students to the foundational concepts, techniques, and approaches for effective advising and capacity building in US or multilateral missions. Instructional topics are derived from core topics presented during Defense Advising (DA) certification training (DA-201 and DA-202). Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:MoDA

DA-201 - Strategic Advisor Course (SAC)
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:3 Weeks ILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Prepares students to advance U.S. security cooperation and operational objectives supporting U.S. strategic interests while serving as Department of Defense (DoD) strategic advisors overseas. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:MoDA

DA-202 - Country and Mission Seminar (CMS)
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:3 weeks VILT + 1 week ILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Provides Defense Advising (DA) Certification candidates, who have successfully completed DA-201, Strategic Advisors Course (SAC), with an expert knowledge of their assigned country and mission, which will enable them to advise effectively at the strategic/executive/ministerial level of their Partner Nation’s (PN) security institutions. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:MoDA

DA-901 - Senior Executive Advising Seminar (SEAS)
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:2 days ILT or 2 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:Prepares senior leaders who are responsible for security cooperation activities that include advisors at all levels. This course does not focus on FMS or train and equip programs but, instead, on maximizing the utilization of advisors and other human capital elements of security cooperation in building partner nation capacity. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:MoDA

EXEC-901 - Security Cooperation Executive
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days VILT or 5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:Offered for students in positions, or moving into positions entailing executive level responsibility for the planning and execution of Security Cooperation (SC) programs. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:EXEC

EXEC-911 - Security Cooperation Senior Executive Seminar
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:2 days VILT or 2 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course is a modified version of EXEC 901 available by request for 2-star and above General Officer/Flag Officers and Senior Executive Service civilian equivalents. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:EXEC

IND-101 - Security Cooperation Industry Orientation
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:3 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This is a U.S. Defense Industry centric course covering Security Cooperation topics applicable to U.S. companies that want to learn about the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IND

IPTN-101 - International Partner Security Cooperation Orientation
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:Provides an overview of Security Cooperation (SC) by addressing legislation, policy, and procedures; planning, programming, and budgeting; resource management; technology transfer and export controls; SC process; acquisition and contract administration; and sustainment - all within the context of an SC relationship with the U.S. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-200 - Security Cooperation (SC) Policy and Process
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:40 hours VILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:This course exposes international partner students to the full spectrum of United States DoD Security Cooperation (SC) policies and processes to be able to engage the U.S. in fulfilling their own nation’s defense requirements. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-201 - International Partner Security Cooperation Logistics and Finance
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:10/15 days ILT
Classes available:9 classes available
Description:This course is divided into three primary areas covered within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S.: Overview of SC that addresses legislation and policy; planning, programming, and budgeting; resource management; technology transfer and export controls; SC process; and acquisition and contract administration. Logistics management, including initial support, sustainment, transportation, requisitioning, and discrepancy reports. Financial management, including funds management, pricing policies, and billing procedures. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-202 - International Partner Security Cooperation Finance and Training Management
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:10/15 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course is divided into three primary areas covered within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S.: Overview of SC that addresses legislation and policy; planning, programming, and budgeting; resource management; technology transfer and export controls; SC process; and acquisition and contract administration. Development of international training programs, student selection/administration, and automated tools available to international SA/SC training managers. Financial management, including funds management, pricing policies, and billing procedures. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-211 - International Partner Security Cooperation Logistics
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course focuses specifically on logistics management, addressing initial support, sustainment, transportation, requisitioning, and discrepancy reports – all within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-212 - International Partner Security Cooperation Finance
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course focuses specifically on financial issues by addressing funds management, pricing policies, and billing procedures – all within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-213 - International Partner Security Cooperation Training Management
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course focuses specifically on the development of international training programs, student selection/administration, and automated tools available to international SA/SC training managers – all within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

IPTN-901 - International Partner Security Cooperation Executive
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:3 days ILT or 3 days VILT
Classes available:No
Description:This course provides an overview of SC, addressing legislation, policy, and procedures; planning, programming, and budgeting; resource management; technology transfer and export controls; SC process; acquisition and contract administration; and sustainment - all within the context of a security cooperation relationship with the U.S. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IPTN

LES-201 - Locally Employed Staff Orientation
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:80 hours VILT over three weeks (approximately 24-30 hours each week)
Classes available:No
Description:This course addresses U.S. security cooperation (SC) legislation, policy, and procedures; US embassy operations; foreign military sales (FMS) processes; training management; resource management; contract administration; technology transfer and export controls; humanitarian assistance and foreign disaster relief; and other Title 10 security cooperation programs. Instruction is classroom-based, with reading assignments and practical exercises reinforcing lectures. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:LES

LES-211 - Intermediate Locally Employed Staff
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:The course provides updates in U.S. security cooperation (SC) legislation, policy, and procedures; Combatant Command regional specific SC programs and policies, the whole of government planning, letter and memorandum of request (LOR/MOR) development, international armaments cooperation, end-use monitoring, third party transfers advanced training in international training and SCO budget management, as well as more in-depth training on financial management and logistics of SC cases and the Security Cooperation Information Portal (SCIP) and the Overseas Humanitarian Assistance Shared Information System (OHASIS). Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:LES

LES-301 - Advanced SCO Locally Employed Staff
SC Certification Category:Cannot be applied to SC Certification
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:No
Description:An intermediate-level course and is intended to provide an understanding of the DoD’s State Partnership Program (SPP). Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:LES

POE-200 - Pre-Work required for personnel to attend the resident portion of POE-201
SC Certification Categories:POEXSPT
Length and format:20 hours VILT
Classes available:4 classes available
Description:Provides an overview of the many complex and interrelated aspects of security assistance and security cooperation at the intermediate level. It builds on functional knowledge of security assistance/ security cooperation planning considerations, authorities, funding and roles of the Department of State (DoS), Department of Defense (DoD), and other members of the U.S. government interagency. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

POE-201 - Intermediate SC Planning, Oversight, and Execution
SC Certification Categories:POEXSPT
Length and format:8 half days VILT or 4 days ILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:This course provides students with the information they need to plan for, oversee and execute the many complex and interrelated aspects of security assistance and security cooperation at the intermediate level. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

POE-211 - Intermediate Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation
SC Certification Category:POE
Length and format:12 half days VILT or 16 hours OLT + 4 days ILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:This course provides students with the knowledge, education and training they need to plan for, oversee and execute assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of security cooperation plans, programs and activities. It builds on functional knowledge of security assistance/security cooperation planning considerations, authorities, funding and roles of the Department of State (DoS), Department of Defense (DoD), and other members of the U.S. government interagency. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-001 - Security Cooperation Familiarization
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:1 hour OLT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:The Security Cooperation Familiarization course provides a brief introduction to the basics of Security Cooperation (SC). Complete details here...
Non-Certification Categories:EXECINDIPTNLES

SC-010 - Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)
SC Certification Category:CASE
Length and format:16 hours VILT
Classes available:4 classes available
Description:Provides a familiarization with the MTCR basic guidelines and the relevant review process for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-101 - Introduction to Security Cooperation
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:16 hours OLT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:This course is designed for personnel who perform security cooperation duties, and provides an overview of the full range of security cooperation activities. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Categories:INDIPTNLES

SC-111 - Introduction to Technology Transfer
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:6 hours OLT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:The course is intended to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of technology security and transfer as it pertains to international acquisition activities. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:IND

SC-121 - Introduction to End Use Monitoring
SC Certification Categories:POESCO
Length and format:2 hours OLT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:This course provides an overview of the Department of Defense’s Golden Sentry End Use Monitoring (EUM) program, to include concepts, legislation, regulation, organizational responsibilities, and processes. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-151 - Introduction to Cross Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:3 hours OLT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:This course provides an overview of cross-cultural competence concepts and a regional orientation, centered on a selected Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) area of responsibility (AOR). Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-250 - Intermediate Global Cross-Cultural Competence
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Develops cross-cultural leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities of International Military Student Officers (IMSOs), personnel leading Field Study Program (FSP) activities, and other SC professionals that require greater cultural awareness of partner nations but do not have a regional focus. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-251 - Intermediate Cross-Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation (CENTCOM)
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:3 classes available
Description:Couples cross-cultural competence and a regional orientation, centered on the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). Addresses the general dimensions of culture and cross-cultural communications/consensus-building concepts, and delves deeper into AOR characteristics and Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) theater priorities and then analyzes the impact of regional specific culture on security cooperation initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-252 - Intermediate Cross Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation (INDOPACOM)
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Couples cross-cultural competence and a regional orientation, centered on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). Addresses the general dimensions of culture and cross-cultural communications/consensus-building concepts, and delves deeper into AOR characteristics and Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) theater priorities and then analyzes the impact of regional specific culture on security cooperation initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-253 - Intermediate Cross Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation (EUCOM)
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Couples cross-cultural competence and a regional orientation, centered on the U.S. European Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). Addresses the general dimensions of culture and cross-cultural communications/consensus-building concepts, delves deeper into AOR characteristics and Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) theater priorities, and analyzes the impact of regional specific culture on security cooperation initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-254 - Intermediate Cross Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation (AFRICOM)
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:1 class available
Description:Couples cross-cultural competence and a regional orientation, centered on the U.S. Africa Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). Addresses the general dimensions of culture and cross-cultural communications/consensus-building concepts, delves deeper into AOR characteristics and Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) theater priorities, and then analyzes the impact of regional specific culture on security cooperation initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-255 - Intermediate Cross Cultural Competence and Regional Orientation (SOUTHCOM)
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:4 days ILT or 25 hours VILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:Couples cross-cultural competence and a regional orientation, centered on the U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility (AOR). Addresses the general dimensions of culture and cross-cultural communications/consensus-building concepts, delves deeper into AOR characteristics and Geographic Combatant Command (CCMD) theater priorities, and then analyzes the impact of regional specific culture on security cooperation initiatives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SC-301 - Advanced Security Cooperation Management Seminar
SC Certification Categories:ACQCASEPOESCOXSPT
Length and format:5 days ILT
Classes available:4 classes available
Description:Cultivates a holistic awareness of the SC operational arena by solving real-world SC problems through collaboration and by synthesizing multiple SC experienced perspectives. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SCO-201 - Security Cooperation Organization/Officer
SC Certification Category:SCO
Length and format:19 days VILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:This course is designed to meet the educational requirements of U.S. security cooperation office (SCO) personnel and geographic combatant command (CCMD) staff personnel directly supporting SCOs. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

SCO-299 - Security Cooperation Organization/Officer Spouse Course
SC Certification Category:SCO
Length and format:20 days VILT
Classes available:2 classes available
Description:Provides spouses of DoD SCO personnel with an in-depth understanding of issues related to living overseas and supporting a U.S./Department of Defense (DoD) diplomatic mission. This course shares select classes in concurrently-held offerings of the DSCU Overseas Course to provide common instruction on regional and interagency concepts designed to integrate both the SCO member and the dependent into these unique overseas assignments. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-211 - Intermediate SC National Guard Program Management
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:10 days OLT + 5 days ILT
Classes available:4 classes available
Description:An intermediate-level course and is intended to provide an understanding of the DoD’s State Partnership Program (SPP), emphasizing security cooperation administration, planning organization, and operations, as well the interaction and constraints of the SPP with DoD security cooperation activities. Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-221 - Intermediate International Military Student Office (IMSO)
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:10 hours OLT + 8 half days VILT or 10 hours OLT + 4 days ILT
Classes available:7 classes available
Description:An intermediate-level course and is intended to address key functions of the International Military Student Officer (IMSO), focusing on administration of the International Military Student (IMS) during their training, Complete details here...
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-231 - SC Funding and Budget Process Management
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:5 half days OLT (to be completed within 30 days of course start date)
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-261 - SC Funding and Budget Process Seminar
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:1 half day VILT
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-262 - SC Funding and Budget Policy Seminar
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:1 half day VILT
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned

XSPT-263 - SC Funding and Budget Programs Seminar
SC Certification Category:XSPT
Length and format:1 half day VILT
Classes available:No
Description:A description for this course is not available at this time.
Non-Certification Category:None assigned