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20% Tuition Grant for DoD Acquisition Workforce Members at Bellevue Universityhttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=2820% Tuition Grant for DoD Acquisition Workforce Members at Bellevue University2020-08-05T16:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/bu-banner-prelim-no text.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/bu-banner-prelim-no text.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/bu-banner-prelim-no text.jpg<div class="ExternalClass6812D9E2357244B5A6DF8C98233E179A">Bellevue University offers a 20 percent tuition grant for all workforce members and a generous credit transfer of DAU coursework to our university, meeting – and in some cases exceeding – ACE credit recommendations for your coursework. For example: <ul> <li>At an undergraduate level, your DAU coursework can mean up to 60 credit hours already fulfilled towards a degree such as a <strong><em><u>Bachelor’s in Supply Chain and Logistics Management.</u></em></strong></li> <li>Workforce members with their Level II or Level III DAWIA Certification in Contracting start with 1/4 of their <a href="http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/masters-degrees?id=6"><strong><em>Master's Degree in Acquisition and Contract Management</em></strong></a> or the <a href="http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/masters-degrees?id=108"><strong><em>MBA with a concentration in Acquisition and Contract Management</em></strong></a> completed.</li> <li>Members who have successfully completed PMT 360 can apply 6 credit hours toward their <strong><em><u>Master’s degree in Project Management</u></em></strong>.</li> </ul> <br> The Leader in Online Learning<br> Bellevue University has been a leader in distance learning for more than 30 years and was the first to offer an online MBA and entire bachelor’s degrees online. That experience means the university understands the needs and challenges of students studying remotely.<br> Bellevue University is unique in its creation of an entire college, the College of Design and Development, where its specific unit of instructional designers’ sole role is to bring to life the latest techniques and technologies for distance learning.<br> They collaborate with faculty to ensure content is engaging and teachers are on top of their brief when it comes to the Active Learning that the university is known for – learning experiences that students can apply to advance their career and role immediately.<br> During the past 30 years, the university has taught nearly 50,000 students online – all of whom have had access to a wide range of student services mirroring, and even surpassing, those for campus-based students. These include: <ul> <li>An Online Writing Center</li> <li>Online Tutoring Services</li> <li>24/7 Library Access to Over 500,000 Resources</li> </ul> <h4><strong>Your path to advancement starts </strong><em><u>here</u></em><strong>.</strong></h4></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/20-Tuition-Grant-for-DoD-Acquisition-Workforce-Members-at-Bellevue-University
Excelsior College gives credit where credit’s due.https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=20Excelsior College gives credit where credit’s due.2020-07-21T16:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/19-247553_DAU-Banner-Ads_FINAL_A.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/19-247553_DAU-Banner-Ads_FINAL_A.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/19-247553_DAU-Banner-Ads_FINAL_A.jpg<div class="ExternalClassBEA46FDCADD0453483C407A36AA6CFE1">Be awarded up to 15 credits for your Defense Acquisition University training toward a 30-credit Master of Public Administration. Excelsior College’s newly redesigned Master of Public Administration (MPA) helps you reach your educational and career goals faster. With your DAU courses, you may be halfway to completing your MPA. In as little as one year, you could complete your master’s degree with Excelsior College.<br> Are you a Federal Government employee looking to transfer training credits you’ve completed for college credits? As a federal employee you may be eligible to transfer those training credits to Excelsior College through our partnership. <a href="https://www.excelsior.edu/article/federal-government-training-for-credit/">Learn</a> more about how training classes have been evaluated for college credit through our partnership. Another great advantage Excelsior College offer is the ability to take UExcel exams and test out of areas that you might already have experience in rather than sitting for an 8-week class. <a href="https://www.excelsior.edu/exams/how-uexcel-exams-work/">Learn</a> more about how testing exam options work through disciplined self-study guides and materials!<br> <br> Through the educational partnership Excelsior College has with <a href="https://www.excelsior.edu/partner/defense-acquisition-university/">DAU</a> there are many advantages to going back to school. Not only will you save on tuition and fees, as well as enjoy a generous transfer credit policy that includes credit for workplace and military training, prior learning assessment, and credits earned from other colleges and universities, you will achieve personal growth. Putting your educational needs on the forefront of your goals could really help in this journey we call life! It’s not always easy to see the worth in what could be accomplished by going back to school but listening to other views and standpoints can be extremely helpful.<br> <br> If you have any questions or want further clarification on the partnership and how you can get started please reach out to:<br> <br> Stephanie Cietek<br> Partnership Manager<br> 518-859-3471<br> <a class="ak-cke-href" href="mailto:scietek@excelsior.edu?subject=DAU%20Training%20toward%20MPA">scietek@excelsior.edu</a></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/Excelsior-College-gives-credit-where-credits-due
Reverse Logistics is Forwarding Thinkinghttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=27Reverse Logistics is Forwarding Thinking2020-07-07T12:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/APUS DAU_Partnership_Banner_3.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/APUS DAU_Partnership_Banner_3.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/APUS DAU_Partnership_Banner_3.jpg<div class="ExternalClassEBD0DAF1DBE84CD181E6E9891417E33F"><div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Reverse Logistics is Forwarding Thinking</strong></div> <div style="text-align:center;">Explore transportation and logistics education, including reverse logistics, at <a href="file://amunet.edu/Share/HomeDir/JThompson/transportation%20and%20logistics%20management">American Public University</a> and <a href="https://start.amu.apus.edu/transportation-logistics-management/overview?utm_source=onlinecareertips.com&utm_medium=link&utm_content=content%20-%20transportation%20and%20logistics%20management%20degree&utm_campaign=Transportation%20Logistics-management%20-%20Overview%20-%20LT%20-%20APU&_ga=2.260057102.284233443.1593032211-223466372.1581021930">American Military University</a>.</div> <br> <em>This is a courtesy post for American Public University and American Military University. DAU will occasionally publish content provided by our strategic and academic partners. </em><br> <br> When U.S. Forces in Iraq lowered the Stars and Stripes in Baghdad 9 years ago, the ceremony officially curtained the war. This also triggered the largest reverse logistics mission since the Gulf War as part of Operation New Dawn. However, long after Soldiers returned home, the U.S. Army remained to tackle an extraordinary challenge. They dismantled infrastructure spanning 24 core bases and hundreds of outposts throughout Iraq—determining what equipment was reusable, and transported it stateside or to other regions abroad. The timeframe for completing that drawdown of millions of equipment assets accumulated over a decade of conflict was unprecedented and many valuable lessons were learned which inform the methodologies we use today. Military and Federal logisticians are using and perfecting those reverse logistics principles to optimize the entire logistics discipline. <br> “Reverse logistics is not a niche market,” Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, American Public University System (APUS) transportation and logistics professor and founding Director of the Army’s Artificial Intelligence Center of Logistics, said. “The United States, and particularly the U.S. Army, are world-class logistics leaders. It’s an exciting time because the lessons learned benefit everything under the transportation and logistics management umbrella.”<br> From top brass to business executives, reverse logistics methodologies anchor new strategies as leaders collaborate with logisticians to find value in their existing inventory and backflow of goods and services.<br> Reverse logistics management is being taught online at American Public University and American Military University, which are part of American Public University System.<br> “I believe the attraction to the reverse logistics curriculum is in response to a resurgence of leadership directives to recapture more value,” Dr. Hedgepeth said. “Reverse logistics is teaching our students and their organizations how to take an expense and change it into revenue.”<br> The curriculum is benchmarked and guided by industry advisory councils that comprise some of the most experienced leaders in the field. Students are exposed to relevant information and emerging technology that drives the industry. Faculty members are expert logisticians, including many who mastered their craft while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and Federal agencies. In fact, military, government, and business logisticians have a longstanding, collaborative relationship that benefits higher education and, in turn, the entire discipline as it is continually practiced and optimized in the field.<br> “People like General William Tuttle, Jr., former Army Material Command leader, spurred the growth and development of artificial intelligence and smart software, which promoted the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags in cargo tracking. In the early 2000s, the Defense Department and major global retailers together launched an initiative to use passive RFID tags on all palettes of major suppliers. Today, we have global in-transit visibility and we’re teaching our students how best to utilize it. Imagine 300 million items moving along a big spider web around the world right now. If I want to reach out touch one of those items I can. Now imagine what new innovations are on the horizon,” Dr. Hedgepeth said. “Reverse logistics is the result of that forward thinking.”<br></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/Reverse-Logistics-is-Forwarding-Thinking
American Military University Partners with Defense Acquisition University to Support Your Development Goalshttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=26American Military University Partners with Defense Acquisition University to Support Your Development Goals2020-05-28T16:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/DAU_Partnership_Banner_2.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/DAU_Partnership_Banner_2.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/DAU_Partnership_Banner_2.jpg<div class="ExternalClassFBC12EA0C2614F54A42C5C5D15BFEFCD"><strong>American Military University</strong><strong> Partners with Defense Acquisition University to Support Your Development Goals </strong><br> Defense Acquisition University (DAU) and American Military University (AMU) have partnered to offer you affordable, quality online degree programs. Choose from over 200 degrees. Benefits for DAU-affiliated students include a 5% tuition grant; a technology fee waiver ($50 per course savings); and textbooks or ebooks are provided at no charge to students earning undergraduate academic credit via our undergraduate book grant. Find out more today how you can earn a respected, affordable degree online with <a href="https://www.amu.apus.edu/academic/partners/csr/dau.html"><u>American Military University</u></a>.<br> <br> <strong>(New!) Freedom Grant Available at American Military University</strong><br> One of the greatest benefits of serving in our nation’s military is the ability to earn a highly respected degree using military tuition assistance benefits, which may enable you to graduate while starting the next chapter of life without the burden of debt. See how by visiting <a href="https://start.amu.apus.edu/freedom-grant/overview?utm_source=military-base&utm_medium=banner&utm_content=freedom-grant&utm_campaign=AMU%20-%20DT%20-%20AMU"><u>AMUFreedomGrant.com</u></a>. <div style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/freedom%20grant.png" style="width:300px;height:140px;" /></div> <br> American Military University’s new Freedom Grant is designed to help mission-driven people like you, serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, achieve a college education for $0 out-of-pocket tuition. Now, in 2020, this includes masters-level degrees in addition to undergraduate, so that you can continue learning as you grow in your career.<br> <br> Plus, textbooks and ebooks are included at no additional cost through a university book grant, and the technology fee is waived. The grant works by covering the tuition above the military TA cap for active-duty members <em>and</em> National Guard members and Reservists enrolled in AMU’s undergraduate or master’s programs. Spouses/dependents of active-duty service members may also be eligible to receive a tuition grant.<br> <br> <strong>Ask Around about AMU</strong><br> Wherever you’re working or serving, ask around about AMU. Chances are you’ll meet fellow service members and veterans who have studied at AMU, which is 100% online, and fits busy or changing schedules. Additionally, <a href="https://www.amu.apus.edu/rep?utm_source=inmilitary.com&utm_medium=link&utm_content=content%20-%20AMU%20military%20education%20senior%20managers&utm_campaign=Rep%20-%20LT%20-%20AMU">AMU military education managers</a> are <a href="https://www.amu.apus.edu/rep"><u>located around the country</u></a>. They’re available to discuss your academic and career goals, should you have any questions.<br> <br> AMU’s reputation for putting service members, veterans, and military families first is highly regarded. In fact, American Military University is the #1 provider of higher education to the U.S. military,* and part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). So check out the freedom and possibilities AMU is offering today.<br> <br> <em>*Based on FY 2018 DoD tuition assistance data, as reported by Military Times, 2019.</em><br></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/American-Military-University-Partners-with-Defense-Acquisition-University-to-Support-Your-Development-Goals-