STM 304V Leadership in Science and Technology Management

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(Last Modified:14-Oct-2021)


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The virtual instructor led training (VILT) course is designed for senior DoD science and technology managers, this course focuses on the application of leadership skills within DoD science and technology organizations. It emphasizes the principles of strategic planning, technology roadmap development and technology portfolio development prioritization and evaluation. The course challenges students to think critically in instructor facilitated exercise to make sound recommendations on which technologies to pursue consistent with organizational core functions, customer requirements and technology opportunities.
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Target Attendees
Personnel who develop overall program goals for science and technology (S&T) funds and acquiring the services of scientists, engineers, and technical support personnel to perform S&T research for DoD should attend this course. Recommended for those who provide funds and oversight to the S&T performers, (including universities, industry, and federal organizations) and those who interface with the technology customers to expedite the transition of technology to the user.
  • STM 204, Intermediate S&T Management
  • PMT 0140, Team Management and Leadership
  • Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    None None None None
    Course Length
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    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code Z2M
    Fulfillment Eligible N/A
    Continuing Education Units   2.1
    Continuous Learning Points  21
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Level II certification in S&TM is REQUIRED
  • Pre-work required (approx. 1.5 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public
  • Pre-work is 10% of your overall course grade. A minimum of 80% is required to pass. Students with incomplete pre-work at the start of the course will receive a zero for this 10%.
  • The completion of CLE 069 is recommended prior to registration.

  • Access your Agency specific registration site for the course schedule.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via Cisco Webex/MS Teams, supplemented with Blackboard and e-mail.
  • 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.