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 "Principles of Defense Acquisition Management" Resident Course

17 - 28 October 2016

"Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting" Resident Course

31 October - 11 November 2016

"International Defense Acquisition Negotiations" Resident Course

14 - 23 November 2016


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Recent Events

IDARM Quarterly Newsletter FY16 Q1: IDARM conducts annual Fall in-residence courses and programs in Lebanon, DRC, Bulgaria, and Qatar

In conjunction with the Defense Governance Management Team, IDARM conducts  "International Defense Acquisition Negotiations & Contracting" Workshop during 7-11 September, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia

IDARM conducts "Logistics and Life Cycle Management" course in Pretoria, South Africa during 3-7 August, 2015

IDARM conducts "Advanced Contract Management" course during 15-26 June, 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon

IDARM conducts “Logistics and Life Cycle Management” course during 26-29 May, 2015 in Bogota, Colombia 

IDARM conducts “Capabilities Based Planning” course during 30 March- 3 April, 2015 in Kinshasa, DRC

IDARM conducts “Managing Complex Defense Projects” course during 17-20 Feburary, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic 



Mission Statement

The IDARM program is intended to strengthen democratic relationships and international security cooperation through acquisition education, research and professional service... >>more


Within the IDARM program, defense acquisition resource management education and trainings are offered in the following subject areas... >>more

IDARM Objectives

IDARM develops and conducts defense acquisition events designed to educate both military officers and senior civilian officials in those management principles necessary to support development of a needs-driven acquisition system. The tailored course offerings assist the host country in the following... >> more

Each course in the IDARM series is developed using a phased approach, in partnership with the host country’s military and civilian leadership and managers.... >>more

IDARM Faculty

IDARM program offerings are developed and taught by faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) located in Monterey, California. NPS faculty may be supported by subject matter experts from other graduate-level institutions. The majority of the faculty, both civilians and active duty military officers, who participate in the program’s education and research mission are part of the NPS Graduate School of Business and Public Policy... >>more


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