PMT 4010 Program Management Course

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(Last Modified:17-Jun-2021)


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Key Outcomes
In the Program Management Course (PMC) you will:
  • Hone your skills and transform into a more effective leader, communicator and problem solver
  • Strengthen your ability to identify and resolve complex acquisition problems and dilemmas as well as anticipate challenges and identify opportunities
  • Garner greater insight into diversity of thought by adding to your adaptive thinking toolbox
  • Accelerate your knowledge and leadership skills through continuous-growth learning opportunities
  • Enhance awareness of your leadership and how it might resonate within your team
  • Develop flexibility and adaptability to anticipate the ever-shifting defense acquisition landscape

  • PMC is designed to expand integration and leadership skills of personnel selected to serve in demanding program management positions within the DoD. PMC takes a multidimensional approach to developing key leaders by using case-based learning methods, simulations, tailored lessons, reflective learning, self-evaluation, and networking opportunities to provide attendees new insights and requisite abilities. During this five-week offering, you will:
  • Improve your ability to support DOD Acquisition outcomes by strengthening analytical, critical thinking, and decision making skills
  • Deepen your understanding of acquisition principles and practices through peer and faculty mentoring, feedback and coaching.
  • Develop a cross service/agency and industry network as well as career long personal relationships
  • Collaborate with experienced faculty/peers in a small group setting to sharpen your leadership skills and develop a 90 day action plan for your return to the workplace.

    A team of faculty and experts from diverse disciplines, provide in-depth knowledge in core areas including Leadership, Thinking, Capability Integration, Stakeholder Management, Industry Engagement, Workforce Development, and Acquisition Governance. Class sessions capture the years of experience in the room.
  • Objectives
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    Target Attendees
    NH-IV/0-5/0-6/Industry equivalent.
    Level III Program Management career field members who have demonstrated the potential to become major program or project managers.
    In addition, each offering allows high-potential acquisition professionals certified at Level III in any acquisition career field, but who have demonstrated acquisition leadership potential.
    Required, effective for FY22 Offerings:
  • EXE 4000V, Problem Solving for Tomorrow's Defense Leaders
  • EXE 4050V, Optimizing Possibilities
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    PMT 401 Program Manager's Course PGN INDEF
    PMT 302 Advanced Program Management Course BU1 01-Jan-2011
    Course Length
    25 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Instructor Lead Training
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code Z2I
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   14.9
    Continuous Learning Points  149
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • All attendees must have a Level III certification.
  • High potential Level III acquisition professionals in career fields other than PM are encouraged to apply through their DACM if they have 4 years of experience in or directly supporting an acquisition program.
  • Minimum Grade Level for Students: GS-14 or equivalent (Civilian); O-5 or selected for promotion to O-5 (Military).
  • Industry participants with equivalent PM experience are encouraged to attend.
  • This course in combination with PMT 4020 satisfies the statutory training required for program executive officers, deputy program executive officers, and program managers (PM)/deputy program managers (DPM) of ACAT I and II programs. .

  • The executive continuum of learning construct was built as EXE 4000V, EXE 4050V and then PMT 4010; it is recommended senior level learners attend the courses in that order to garner maximum learning benefits.
  • During the FY21 course transition period and as we adjust to the COVID-19 conditions, we are waiving the requirement for senior level learners to complete EXE 4000V and EXE 4050V prior to attending PMT 4010.
  • Pre-work required (approx. 2 hrs)/ Walk-ins NOT authorized