Registration in this program is restricted to U.S. Government civilian employees and U.S. military service members only.

Description: This course provides an integrative study of financial management through applied security problems and case studies. Topics reflect the changing environment of financial management and include decision-making, the role of intangibles in value creation, financial performance metrics, strategic financial planning and control, strategic valuation decisions, growth strategies for increasing value, the restructuring of financial processes, DoD governance and financial ethics, value-based management, strategic cost management, and the impact of information technology on financial systems.

This course will develop each student's ability to use this knowledge to become more effective as a security leader in the DoD. This course includes reading, research, and writing assignments similar to a three credit-hour college or graduate-level course.

If you are interested in attending this course, please register via STEPP.

Delivery: Virtual Instructor-led

Length: 16 weeks

Target Audience: Restricted to U.S. military members and civilian government employees.

Clearance Requirement: None.

Number of students per course: 20

Prerequisites: Security Fundamentals Professional Certification SPED030.SP is recommended but not required.

System Requirements: Internet Explorer 6.0, Flash Player 8, Internet bandwidth connection (DSL or better), Display 1024 x 768, Audio (16-bit sound card), Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0

Credit Recommendation (What's this?): 3 semester hours in budgeting or finance - graduate degree category.

CDSE courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.

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