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Defense Programs

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Since 1952, our Defense Comptrollership Program has trained financial managers to handle multibillion-dollar resources for the Department of Defense. Its more than 1900 military and civilian graduates are found at the highest levels of financial management in DOD, as well as in business, academia, and all levels of government. In order to increase the policy aspects of DOD financial management, the program was changed in 2002 from a 14-month 51-credit MBA program to a 14-month 60-credit MBA/Master of Arts in Public Administration Program. The first class to be awarded both an MBA and a Master of Arts in Public Administration - now an Executive Masters of Public Administration - graduated on August 8, 2003.

Defense Comptrollership Program

The program of study provides future comptrollers/resource managers with the conceptual perspective, practical and analytical tools, and management skills required in the increasingly complex, volatile, uncertain, and ambiguous resource management environment.

Senior Resource Managers Course

Discuss current issues in the management of resource management; better understand the changing resource management environment of the Army and DoD; provide a venue for senior resource managers to discuss issues and share solutions; and develop solutions to management of resource management issues.

Executive Comptroller Course

Provide mid-level military and civilian resource/financial managers a broad perspective of the core competencies of Defense Financial Management. The course emphasizes the application of those competencies for resource/financial management decision making in the U.S. Army.

Army Comptroller Course

Provide a basic multi-disciplined financial and resource management (RM) overview to DoD military & civilian personnel newly assigned to the Comptroller Career field and to other personnel without a multi-disciplined background. The course blends current DoD/Army management and the latest in academic management techniques.

Financial Management 101

Provide personnel in the technical financial management series increased skills and knowledge in financial and resource management as well as improving their basic analytical capabilities. This course is only offered to groups via special coordination.