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White graduation cap icon ALD 0070  Growing as an Acquisition Leader

Growing as an Acquisition Leader

The most powerful thing one can do as a leader in Defense Acquisition is to be conscious of how we think, act, and interact with others and the world around us. We have a fundamental choice to make, we can either treat problems as lemons or we can choose to make lemonade. The choice we make will have a powerful effect on our perspective, our team, our organization, and how we grow as a Defense Acquisition leader. This course provides an opportunity to explore the value in adopting an outcome orientation that allows you to create your own future rather than focusing on a problem orientation that frequently results in the perpetuation of dysfunctional behaviors. You will also learn how to make the shift from the Drama Triangle reactive roles of victim, persecutor and rescuer to The Empowerment Dynamic creative roles of creator, teacher/challenger, and coach.

This Online Training (OLT) course, MOSAIC, is the only self-paced leader development program developed exclusively for Defense Acquisition professionals. All courses provide leadership learning and development opportunities specifically tailored by DoD subject matter experts in all functional disciplines to address Defense Acquisition problems within a Defense Acquisition setting.





Acquisition Workforce members


  • The course uses short videos and downloadable worksheets and handouts to walk you through materials.
  • Some videos may only be accessible using a personal device.
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).