Defense Management Foundations - Curriculum 192 (DL)

Program Officer

Christina Hart
Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 334
(831) 656-6269, DSN 756-6269

Academic Associate

Nicholas Dew
Ingersoll Hall, Room 315
(831) 656-3622
ndew@nps.edu

Program Manager

Christina Hart
Code GB, Ingersoll Hall, Room 334
(831) 656-6269, DSN 756-6269

This certificate delivers a core of defense-focused management courses to equip students with essential skills for management and leadership roles in the defense establishments of the United States or allied nations. The program prepares graduates to manage organizations, resources, and programs in complex environments. It provides students a defense-focused background in management fundamentals; financial management; economic analysis; operations and logistics, and acquisition management.

Four-quarters

This certificate requires the completion of four courses (at least 12 credits) that were not counted for another certificate. Only one course from each academic area may be selected.

Acquisition Management - MN3303: Principles of Acquisition and Contract Management

Organizations and Management - GE3010: Organizations as Systems and Structures or MN4474: Organizational Analysis or GE3109: Ethics and Moral Development

Manpower and Economics: GE3070: Economics for Defense Managers

Operations and Logistics Management - GE3042: Process Analytics

Financial Management - GE4053: DoD Mission and Resource Determination