Advanced Course

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Course Number

Phase 1

1-250-C62 (DL)

Phase 2

1-250-C62


Delivery Method

Phase 1

Online (Blackboard)

Phase 2

Resident


Duration

Phase 1

Self-paced not to exceed 180 days

Phase 2

Four weeks


Academic Hours

Phase 1

106

Phase 2

156


CEUs

Phase 1

10.6

Phase 2

15.6

Overview

The Advanced Course prepares upper grade Army Civilian leaders (GS 13-15) to assume increasing levels of responsibility and leadership within organizations. 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 a four-week resident experience (Phase 2). Resident training is taken after successful completion of the Phase 1 DL and takes place in a university setting encompassing a classroom environment and small group seminars.

Phase 1 – DL

Eligibility

The Advanced Course Phase 1 is available to all Army Civilians as a self-development tool.

Prerequisites

Phase 2 – Resident

Eligibility

  • Army Civilians in permanent appointments in grades GS-13 through GS-15 (or equivalent).
  • Army Non-appropriated Fund (NAF), Wage Grade (WG), Local National (LN).

Prerequisites

  • Foundation Course (required only for individuals hired after September 30, 2006).
  • Advanced Course DL Phase 1 must be complete before the four-week resident Phase 2.

Selection Priority

  • Priority 1: Army Civilians in a permanent appointment to a supervisory or managerial positions.
  • Priority 2: Army Civilians in a permanent appointment to a non-supervisory position.
  • Priority 3: Military supervisors of Army Civilians, DOD, or other Federal agency leaders. Army Civilians in term or temporary appointments who are responsible for leading or supervising Army Civilians. Priority 3 attendees are not centrally funded and must be funded by their organization.

Additional Information

  • Army Civilians must have a current performance rating of successful or above and be in good conduct standing.
  • Students must graduate from Phase 1 prior to registering for the resident Phase 2.
  • CES courses are centrally funded for most Department of the Army Civilians. Refer to AR 350-1 for specific requirements and eligibility.
  • Courses are open to DOD employees and employees from other military departments. These employees are NOT centrally funded.

Accessing the Course

Apply through CHRTAS and follow the instructions provided in system-generated emails. This course is conducted using Blackboard.com and does not require a CAC-enabled computer.


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