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iCatalog Home EXE 4050 Optimizing Possibilities
(Last Modified:11-May-2020)

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Description
In this course, you will:
  • Enrich your change philosophy with tools to encourage and champion novel solutions sets.
  • Leverage diversity to generate new methods to inclusively problem solve.
  • Embrace innovation and agility to influence the decision-making authorities and processes.
  • Sharpen your behaviors and skills to create a culture of ground-breaking change agents.

    Impact:
    The Optimizing Possibilities Course is designed to elevate Defense leadership’s ability to successfully employ innovation and change management techniques in an ever-evolving and constantly evolving defense landscape. During this one-week offering, you will: Discuss innovative approaches to create a flexible and adaptable organizational culture, identify new technologies and business sectors, and implement change.
  • Consider unorthodox acquisition-related courses of action, tools for maintaining working relationships in difficult situations, and the importance of consistent messaging.
  • Identify performance data that supports non-traditional decision-making while leveraging multi-functional strengths.
  • Develop intentional methods to foster creativity within your workforce while balancing disciplined creativity with individual skills and abilities.

    You will work with a team of faculty and peer experts from diverse business disciplines, providing in-depth knowledge in core areas including Capabilities Integration, Leadership and Management, Governance, and Workforce Development. Synergistic dialogue throughout this course will result in career-spanning cross-DoD relationships.
  • Objectives
    TO BE POSTED
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    Target Attendees
    NH-IV/O-5/Industry Equivalent, seasoned acquisition professional
    Prerequisite(s)
    See Notes
    Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    5 days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code Z1H
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   3.8
    Continuous Learning Points  38
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • Level III certification in any acquisition career field is REQUIRED for all attendees.
  • Completion of EXE 4000 is recommended prior to registration.
  • This course is focused on those supervising or leading teams
  • Pre-work required (approx. 5 hrs) / Walk-ins NOT authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Blackboard.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • Students are required to remotely participate in virtual classes beginning at 8:00 am and lasting as late as 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
  • Official registration closes 16 days prior to the class start date.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Cisco Webex connections include: toll-free commercial phone lines, commercial phone lines , or Voice over Internet Protocol. DSN connections are not supported; DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
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