PMT 4010 Program Management Course
 Description
This classroom (CLRM) Program Manager's Course (PMC) provides experiential and actionable learning that inspires and challenges DoD Program Managers to think critically, foster creativity, decide wisely and lead confidently in a complex, dynamic acquisition environment. It 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 critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Enhance your ability to lead in an acquisition environment
  • Develop a network of fellow practitioners to discover and apply best practices
  • Incorporate reflection into your daily routine
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, and Workforce Development. Class sessions capture the years of experience that both faculty and students bring to the room.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
  • NH-IV/O-5/O-6/Industry equivalent.
  • Professionals in the program management functional area demonstrating the potential to become a major program or project manager. Must be a practitioner with a minimum of four years of experience in or directly supporting an acquisition program or Advanced in Program Management (formerly DAWIA Level III Program Management).
  • In addition, each offering allows high-potential acquisition professionals certified at formerly DAWIA Level III or advanced tiers in any acquisition functional area and have demonstrated acquisition leadership potential.
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • EXE 4000V, Problem Solving for Tomorrow's Defense Leaders
  • See "Notes" section below for required non-training prerequisites.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
PMT 401 Program Manager's Course PGN INDEF
N/A INDEF
Course Length
5 weeks
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Resident
Equivalent Courses  N/A
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  Z2I
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 3 hour(s)]
First Offering  1/11/2021
Continuous Education Units  19.3
Continuous Learning Points 193 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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Notes
Required Non-Training Prerequisites:
  • A Professional in the program management functional area demonstrating the potential to become a major program or project manager.
  • Candidate must be a practitioner with a minimum of four years of experience in or directly supporting an acq program or Advanced in Program Management (formerly DAWIA Level III Program Management).
  • Minimum Grade Level for Students: GS-14 or equivalent (Civilian); O-5 or selected for promotion to O-5 (Military)
  • Other high-potential acquisition professionals certified at formerly DAWIA Level III or advanced tiers in any acquisition functional area and have demonstrated acquisition leadership potential.
Additional Notes:
  • 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.
  • A computer, an OKTA provisioned DAU MS Teams for Education account, and completing all related activities are required to access PMT 4010 course materials.