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Back IDARM Defense Logistics and Life Cycle Management Colombia FY18
|Division||School of International Graduate Studies|
|Department||Center for Civil-Military Relations|
|Investigator(s)||Hussey, Benjamin T.|
|Sponsor||Naval Education Training Security Assistance Field Activity (Navy)|
This proposal is funded through International Military Education and Training (IMET) in accordance with the Naval Education Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) IDARM MASL P309348.
The International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California educates authorized allied military officers and civilian equivalents. IDARM provides graduate level executive and continuing education programs that support intellectual innovation and growth throughout the careers of the total force. IDARM program offerings provide participants with the tools, techniques, and skills to foster improvements in defense acquisition decision-making within their armed forces and defense institutions. IDARM will conduct a one week “Defense Logistics and Life Cycle Management” course in Bogota, Colombia during 4-8 June, 2018 which will provide participants with an understanding of the important components and characteristics of effective logistics management. Emphasis will be placed on the critical role logistics planning and life cycle considerations play in the defense acquisition decision making process, and methods of effectively addressing risk throughout a system’s life cycle. Participants will discuss best practices in logistics and life cycle management and will complete integrated group exercises based on the practical application of the concepts and methods discussed throughout the week. Improvement of defense logistics management systems in the participant nation will enhance the U.S. Government’s security sector objectives at the national and regional level. Additionally, this course will help build the intellectual capital of the Naval Postgraduate School faculty confirmed to support this effort.
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