1-250-C62 (MC) (VLC)
Resident, On-Site, or Virtual Instruction
Varies (see Course Schedule)
Self-paced not to exceed 180 days
The Advanced Course prepares upper grade Army Civilian leaders (GS 13-15) to assume increasing levels of responsibility and leadership within organizations. The course is required per AR 350-1 for Army Civilian supervisors in those grades. Graduates are skilled in leading complex organizations in support of national security and defense strategies, managing organizational resources, leading change, inspiring vision and creativity, directing program management, and integrating Army systems.
The course is conducted through blended learning consisting of a distributed learning (DL) Phase 1 and an instructor-facilitated Phase 2.
The Advanced Course Phase 1 is available to all Army Civilians as a self-development tool.
The Advanced Course Phase 2 is offered via four-week instructor-led facilitation at Fort Leavenworth, KS and on-site at other locations via Mobile Education Teams (METs). See the Course Schedule for offering dates and locations.
Phase 2 is also offered in an online, virtual classroom environment. The four-week course presents the full resident curriculum through an entirely online virtual classroom format using Blackboard.com. This is a group participation course with course instructors facilitating the learning. The course is not a self-paced online distance learning course; it is conducted in a fully-collaborative (synchronous) virtual environment that requires continuous student engagement for the duration of the course. There is no requirement to travel to Fort Leavenworth, KS. Students completing the virtual classroom Phase 2 will receive full credit for the Advanced Course.
NOTE: Students do not have to be serving in a Central Standard Time (CST) zone location, but they must be available to participate during the CST working hours (0800-1630) in synchronous mode. Students must have access to a location with high-speed internet access without VPN (some collaborative tools in Blackboard do not function when connected to VPN); computer device with audio/microphone capabilities (headset recommended); webcam is recommended but not required. This may require students to have access to a commercial internet capability and personal computer/equipment if Government NIPR network and/or Government provided computer/equipment does not support full participation in the synchronous course activities.
View our Application Process guide for application instructions. If applying for Phase 2, select the "Resident/Virtual" option. Follow any instructions received in system-generated emails.
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