Introduction to Security Cooperation


This course is designed for personnel who perform security cooperation duties, and provides an overview of the full range of security cooperation activities. It is a scenario-based, self-paced, online course. This course is based on U.S. interaction with the fictitious country of Bandaria. The use of a single scenario enables curriculum to follow a strategy to capability paradigm. Upon completion of the course, students should have gained an awareness and retained basic knowledge across the broad spectrum of the DoD SC Workforce Competencies.


For students to summarize the DoD interactions with international partners, known as Security Cooperation (SC), and recognize the totality of policy, planning, assessment, monitoring, execution, evaluation, and end-use control processes associated with executing effective SC activities and programs. Such recognition and awareness prepares the student to interact with numerous stakeholders in executing SC activities and programs in support of U.S. national security objectives.

Target Attendees

All personnel working in Security Cooperation.



Substitute Course(s)


Course Length

12 Hours

Additional Course Information

Delivery Mode

Distance learning

SC Continuous Learning Hours

12 Hours

Equivalent Courses


DAU Continuous Learning Points

Not evaluated

College Credit Recommended

Not reviewed

FM Continuous Education

Not evaluated

Transfer Credit Available

Not Evaluated

Constructive Credit Available

Not Evaluated

Available Classes & Registration

ClassOnline DatesResident DatesLocationClass StatusEnrollment Status 
E0110/01/2019 - 12/31/2020OnlineIn-ProgressOpenedRegister



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