Take Your Career Higher! Join "Not Just the Basics" with Bill Kobren, Center Director for Life Cycle Logistics. In just 90 minutes, gain insights into certifications and continuous learning opportunities in Life Cycle Logistics. Learn how DAU can be your partner in certification and career success!
Our discussion will focus on DAU as your life cycle logistics professional development partner, with perspectives on how your DAU logistics faculty teammates can support and help enable your success. Professional development is far more than just training; it is an integral part of personal and professional growth, organizational success, and ultimately mission accomplishment. This session will provide insights into the rapidly evolving realm of defense acquisition and sustainment, life cycle logistics, and product support resources, along with information about the myriad of transformational initiatives underway at DAU. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the range of multi-disciplinary learning opportunities, enablers, and resources, including new Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element-aligned competencies, courseware, credentials, webinars, and web-based job support tools.
Additional insights are also available in several recent Defense Acquisition Magazine articles entitled “Translating Competencies into Competence” and “Life Cycle Logistics: Key Tenets of Back-to-Basics”, as well as visiting the Life Cycle Logistics DAWIA Certification & Development Guides.
Who Should Attend:
Defense Acquisition Workforce members and their supervisors in the Life Cycle Logistics functional area.
1:00 PM Eastern - 10:00 AM Pacific
Bill Kobren, Director, Logistics and Sustainment Center DAU
William “Bill” Kobren serves as Director, Logistics and Sustainment Center, at the Defense Acquisition University. He is responsible for development and currency of an integrated portfolio of life cycle logistics and product support learning assets at the University, including 62 training courses, 18 Defense Acquisition Credentials, and a host of web-based job support tools, communities of practice and related workflow learning resources. Besides curricula development, defense acquisition workforce professional development, and knowledge sharing, he and his team also provide extensive mission assistance to the
Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Components and Defense Agencies in the areas of logistics and product support policy, as well as life cycle logistics workforce human capital development. Bill has authored nearly three dozen published articles, spoken at a myriad of conferences, symposiums, and workshops; and his DAU Logistics Director’s Blog is the most widely read of any Defense acquisition functional community.
Moderator: Alvin Lee
References for Deeper Learning:
Life Cycle Logistics - Functional Area - https://www.dau.edu/functional-areas/logistics