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Resilience Credential

In today’s fast-paced world, resilience is key. This program is designed to equip you with tools to navigate the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous or VUCA world of Defense Acquisition. You will learn how to maintain mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in challenging or demanding situations. You will also learn to choose how you direct your attention and how to strategically manage your time so you can better manage your workload. You’ll increase your knowledge and understanding of what it means to be a Defense Acquisition professional and explore the process of adopting the outcome orientation needed to create one’s own future rather than remaining focused on problems that frequently result in the perpetuation of current, sometimes dysfunctional, behaviors Through daily reflections and targeted strength development, you’ll build your resilience so you can roll with the punches and cope with what life throws at you; to adapt and bounce back when things don't go as planned. By applying SMART goals to your chosen strength over 20 days, you’ll witness firsthand the power of a growth mindset in action. You will also participate in MOSAIC, our exclusive self-paced program that offers tailored leadership learning, addressing Defense Acquisition challenges directly. Embrace this opportunity to evolve professionally and excel in a dynamic environment.

Estimated time to complete this credential is 16 hours. Earn up to 18 CLPs.

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ID Title Delivery Method
ALD 0070 Growing as an Acquisition Leader Online Training (OLT)
ALD 0030 Professionalism Online Training (OLT)
ALD 0020 Mindfulness Online Training (OLT)
ALD 0010 Mastering the Strategic Moment Online Training (OLT)


Acquisition professionals at all levels who seek to learn ways to get things done with and through others, deal with workplace challenges, and prepare to take on new roles.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : All
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 04/22/2022
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com