PMT 4020V Executive Program Manager's Course
In the Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Executive Program Managers Course (EPMC) you will:
  • Capitalize on enhanced thinking approaches to evolve organizational constructs and portfolio strategies
  • Optimize portfolio capabilities management by leveraging innovative approaches aligned to customer need and available resources
  • Synthesize leadership styles and impact to balance resources with stakeholder expectations
  • Construct governance processes to support successful capability delivery and sustainment
  • Develop your workforce by aligning personnel to meet mission need while cultivating skills
  • Employ Business Acumen to grow the industrial base and improve acquisition outcomes
  • Strategize at the enterprise level to maintain alignment and awareness of key stakeholders
IMPACT: EPMC is designed to increase the collaboration skills and leadership capabilities of leaders selected to serve as program and portfolio managers, and to provide the skills and abilities propelling them to be the top in their Service and DOD. EPMC takes a multidimensional approach to developing key leaders by combining lessons, reflective learning, self-evaluation, networking opportunities, and immersive simulations to provide attendees new insights and requisite abilities. During this three-week offering, you will:
  • Conceive portfolio-level changes to improved future outcomes
  • Develop and assess value propositions for innovative approaches
  • Analyze portfolio-wide leadership styles to consider constraints and leverage diverse opinions
  • Compile governance processes for organizational operation and capability delivery
  • Evaluate business strategies and consider the impact on the industrial base
  • Appraise stakeholder engagement to influence key relationships
You will work with a team of faculty and peer experts from diverse business disciplines, providing in-depth knowledge in core areas including Thinking Models, Integration, Leadership and Management, Governance, Workforce Development, Industry and Stakeholder Engagement.
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Target Attendees
PEOs, deputy PEOs, ACAT I and II PMs, deputy PMs
  • PMT 4010, Program Management Course
  • See "Notes" section of this course's concept card for required non-training prerequisites.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
PMT 303B Executive Program Manager's Course AH2 INDEF
▲ OR ▼
PMT 402B Executive Program Manager's Course, Part B AH2 INDEF
▲ OR ▼
PMT 402 Executive Program Manager's Course AH2 INDEF
Course Length
87 hours over the course of 3 weeks
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses  None
Availability All
PDS Code  Z3V
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 2 hour(s)]
First Offering  1/25/2021
ACE Recommended Credits  None
Continuous Education Units  8.7
Continuous Learning Points 87 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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Required Prerequisites:
  • Certified in the Advanced Program Management Functional Area or previously coded DAWIA Level-III Program Management Career Field AND selected to serve as: a PEO or DPEO; or the PM or Deputy PM of an ACAT I or II program, preferably within six (6) months of assignment start OR as designated by Service or Agency.
Additional Notes
  • The statutory training requirements for PEOs, DPEOs, and PM and DPMs of ACAT I and II programs is completed with PMT 402 or PMT 4020.
  • Industry participants with equivalent PM experience are encouraged to attend.
  • The course construct presumes class members contribute by sharing their experiences and lessons learned. Learners' pre-course assessments are the basis for individual Learning Plans. Their individual plans capture their selection of lessons and other training events such as faculty one-on-ones. Interactions with senior OSD, industry guests, and other learners offer varied perspectives on the acquisition process. Toward the end of the course, class members apply their learning to create an Action Plan they will implement to address their program/portfolio needs.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).