Security Cooperation Executive

SC Workforce Certification Level

Continous Learning


The EXEC 901 course is offered for students in positions, or moving into positions entailing executive level responsibility for the planning and execution of Security Cooperation (SC) programs. Instructional topics include history of SC, SC authorities and appropriations; interagency processes and best practices, and an overview current issues and trends in SC.


The Security Cooperation Executive Course (EXEC 901) uses executive-level applied learning activities to cement understanding of major USG SC organizational structures, policies, and programs to senior personnel in any USG Agency or military service who have or will have SC responsibilities.

Target Attendees

Typical students eligible for enrollment are USG civilians GS-15 and above (or equivalent), U.S. military O-6s and above, or U.S. military E-9 Senior Enlisted Advisors to General and Flag Officers with SC responsibilities. GS-14s and military O-5s may be eligible if their current or follow-on job entails executive-level responsibilities for the planning and/or execution of security cooperation programs.


SC-101 completion prior to EXEC-901 Course Start

Substitute Course(s)

  • SCM-E (Oct 1 2013 and Later)
  • SCM-P3
  • SCM-AO
  • SCM-O (Oct 1 2011 and Later)
  • SCM-OM

Course Length

5 days vILT or 5 days ILT

Additional Course Information

Delivery Mode

Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) or Instructor Led Training (ILT)

SC Continuous Learning Hours


Equivalent Courses


DAU Continuous Learning Points


College Credit Recommended

Not Evaluated

FM Continuous Education


Transfer Credit Available


Constructive Credit Available


Available Classes & Registration

No classes are scheduled at this time.


EXEC-901 Courses for the foreseeable future will be online via live webinar. For more information please contact the course manager, Doug Kelly at sherman.d.kelly.ctr@mail.mil

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