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White graduation cap icon ALD 2100V  Leading Through Others

Leading Through Others


This Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) course is being piloted for direct registration via DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD). Click on "Apply for this training" button on the upper right-hand corner to register for an offering.

This VILT course is a continuation of the journey for the early career acquisition professional. The course provides insights into how to thrive in a Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA) environment and uses models, tools, and frameworks to facilitate design thinking, cross-functional awareness, trust, systems thinking, and ethical decision-making, as well as strategies for supporting the National Defense Strategy, all of which lay a strong foundation for becoming an effective acquisition Functional Lead or Supervisor.





Acquisition Professionals serving as Team Leaders or Supervisor at the Government Service (GS) 12-13 level (or broadband equivalent)


Additional Information:
  • There will be approximately 8 hours of post-classwork in addition to the 8 hours of pre-classwork.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).