LOG 465V Executive Product Support Manager’s Course

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(Last Modified:03-Jan-2022)


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Two-week post-Level III virtual instructor lead (VILT) training for ACAT I/II DoD PSMs focuses on enhancing a PSM’s success in planning for and executing fielding and sustainment of major weapon systems within the framework of 10 U.S.C. §2337 & DoD policy. Addresses PSM roles & responsibilities, leadership, proven practices, affordable/effective product support strategies, and enables leveraging of executive-level case studies to challenge PSMs with real-world sustainment scenarios. Facilitated discussions on product support include such topics as Intellectual Property Rights, funding, partnerships, sustainment plans, product support analysis, contracts and performance based logistics. Participants also analyze challenges and opportunities to improve sustainment performance while reducing costs and risks. Customized tools are leveraged for enhancing skills at leading teams, influencing stakeholders and continuing professional development. Students develop and defend creative and comprehensive solutions, as well as leverage Stakeholder Tactical Engagement Plan (STEP) tool to develop strategies to address stakeholder challenges. Students also develop and deliver a real-world, current sustainment lesson-learned presentation which provides opportunities for peer feedback, and in-depth cross-Service communication & problem-solving. Course affords students the opportunity to hear from a range of DoD, Service, and industry leaders in each offering, with frank and candid discussion on wide-range of sustainment challenges. Interdisciplinary emphasis includes product support, business, cost estimating, systems engineering, contracting, and program management topics. Focus areas also include leadership, critical thinking, cross-functional integration.
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Target Attendees
Product Support Managers (PSM)
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Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
LOG 365 Executive Product Support Manager’s Course ZNJ INDEF
Course Length
8 days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
PDS Code Z3T
Walk-ins Authorized No
Pre-work required Yes [approx. 3 hour(s)]
First Offering 3/23/2020
Continuing Education Units   7.5
Continuous Learning Points  75
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Students must be currently assigned as a Product Support Manager (PSM) for an ACAT I, II, or III program (or former ACAT I/II program currently in sustainment), or pre-qualified to serve as a PSM by the Key Leadership Position (KLP) Joint Qualification Board and Life-Cycle Logistics Level III certification
  • Minimum 10 years of experience including service as a supervisor in a Program Management Office
  • The following courses are recommended to have been completed prior to attending: LOG 3400; LOG 3500.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date and should not schedule themselves for any other work-related activity while participating in this class.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.