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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

Upcoming Courses

All courses offered both in-residence (Monterey) and via distance learning (online)


Defense Resources Management Course

(MASL P162002 resident, P471054 distance learning) / 4 weeks

13 June – 9 July 2021

52nd Senior International Defense Management Course

(MASL P162004 resident, P471060 distance learning) / 4 weeks

1 – 27 August 2021

Defense Resources Management Course

(MASL P162002 resident, P471054 distance learning) / 4 weeks

29 August – 24 September 2021


Online Course Module

Financial Management "Brown Bag" Webinar Series for DoD DFMCP Personnel

The DRMI is now hosting a financial management "brown bag" webinar series for DoD personnel who are Defense Financial Management Certification Program (DFMCP) certified and those seeking DFMCP certification. Each one-hour webinar will be presented by a DRMI faculty member and will confer one CET. They will be hosted "live" in Microsoft Teams from 1200-1300 EDT/EST. For a list of webinar topics and dates, and to register, click here.









Attending Our Courses

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

Latest News

News and Announcements


Defense Resources Management Course (DRMC 21-3) Begins

The third convening in 2021 of the DRMC began on 13 June with 18 participants from 5 partner nations (Jordan, Liberia, Malaysia, Oman, and Ukraine) and the United States. This four-week course will graduate on 9 July.

Defense Resources Management Course (DRMC 21-2) Begins

The second convening in 2021 of the DRMC began on 17 May with 16 participants from 6 partner nations (Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, and the Philippines) and the United States. This four-week course will conclude on 11 June.

Defense Resources Management Course (DRMC 21-1) Graduates

The first convening in 2021 of the four-week DRMC began on 19 April 2021 with 11 participants from 6 partner nations (Djibouti, Germany, Hungary, Pakistan, Senegal, and Trinidad-Tobago) and the United States. The course participants graduated on 14 May 2021. 

International Defense Management Course (IDMC 21-2) Graduates

The ten-week IDMC 21-2 convened on 8 February 2021 with 18 participants representing 10 partner nations: Albania, Bangladesh, Benin, Bulgaria, Korea, Moldova, Morocco, Senegal, Togo, and Tunisia. The course concluded on 15 April 2021 with a socially-distanced outdoor graduation.

All Courses Now Offered Both in Residence and Online (Virtually)

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, the DRMI is now offering all courses both in residence in Monterey and online (virtually) via distance learning platforms. Online/distance learning course offerings are currently scheduled through 2021. 

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.