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Upcoming Events

 "Principles of Defense Acquisition Management" Resident Course
19 - 30 October 2015

"Principles of Defense Procurement and Contracting" Resident Course
2-13 November 2015

 "International Defense Acquisition Negotiations" Resident Course
16-25 November 2015


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Program Guides

We offer program guides in  English, French, Spanish and Arabic



Recent Events

IDARM Conducts "Managing Complex Defense Projects" Course in the Czech Republic: 17-20 February 2015





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

Recent Publications

Defense Acquisition Management: A Reader (Russian Version)

The IDARM Program published their textbook "Defense Acquisition Management: A Reader" in Russian. Please find an excerpt from the text below:

"Данная книга представляет собой “учебник” или, другими словами, сборник  статей, посвященных различным аспектам организации оборонных закупок. Книга была составлена преподавателями Международной Программы по управлению ресурсами в области оборонных закупок (IDARM), являющейся отделением Международной аспирантуры в Институте последипломного образования ВМС США, по инициативе д-ра Элизабет Райт, руководителя Международной Программы IDARM. Название IDARM было выбрано не случайно – Программа предназначается для международной аудитории, поэтому, практике, принятой в системе США, внимание уделяется только в случаях, когда она представляет собой передовой опыт, который может применяться повсеместно."

To order a book please contact:
Luzcyl Kay, Book Consultant, iUniverse, Inc
1-877-820-5395 ext. 8125
Or visit
Softcover ISBN# 9781450288675
Hardcover ISBN# 9781450288699

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