International Partner Security Cooperation Finance
|This course focuses specifically on financial issues by addressing funds management, pricing policies, and billing procedures – all within the context of a Security Cooperation (SC) relationship with the U.S.|
|The overarching objective of DISCS’s international curriculum is to help our security cooperation partners manage and implement the U.S. SC program in support of their nation’s defense.|
|Senior and mid-level military and civilian officials responsible for the financial management of SC programs/cases with the United States Department of Defense, including those funded by U.S. grants. In addition to personnel in defense ministries, services headquarters, and procurement bureaus, this may include international liaison personnel assigned to U.S. organizations in CONUS, as well as defense attachés and foreign procurement officials assigned to Washington, D.C.|
|No specific courses are required prior to taking this course. However, students should possess an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 80 or above. For classes taught at Wright-Patterson AFB or Washington D.C., a score lower than 80 requires a waiver. In-country Mobile Training Teams (MTTs) can be taught using country-provided interpreters.|
|5 days in-residence. See Notes section. May be taken in conjunction with IPTN-101.|
|Additional Course Information|
|Delivery Mode||In-residence||SC Continuing Learning Hours||N/A|
|Equivalent Courses||Replaces SCM-IF||DAU Continuing Learning Points||N/A|
|College Credit Recommended||N/A||FM Continuous Education||N/A|
|This course is not available for online/individual registration. See the training manager at the Security Cooperation Office in the U.S. Embassy for registration/quota reservation process and tuition pricing for resident classes. Quota assignment/seat reservations are handled by the Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron (AFSAT). The cost of an MTT varies by location, number of students, and course desired.
SCOs positioned in countries considering/desiring an MTT should ensure that their respective CCMD, DSCA IRT and DSCU are made aware of the requirement as soon as possible. DSCU consolidates and coordinates the priority of MTT scheduling in conjunction with its annual Academic Program Plan annually in the Spring for the following fiscal year.
Course Locations, Number of Days, and MASLS:
- WPAFB Ohio (resident) 5 Days MASL: D178276
- Washington D.C. (resident) 5 Days MASL: D178275
- Country/Regional (MTT) 5 Days MASL: D305005