ACQ 453

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(Last Modified:07-Feb-2018)


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The Leader As Coach course is a resident course that focuses on the thinking, behaviors, skills and strategies needed to accomplish a paradigm shift from managers that primarily direct and evaluate subordinates to a paradigm that encourages and rewards innovation, agility, listening, collaboration, continuous and purposeful growth, results and accountability. As a leader you will develop greater personal awareness and increase the impact of your energy and the energy of your organization. You will do this through the learning and application of the principles and behaviors of effective performance coaches.
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Target Attendees
Civilian and military Defense Acquisition Workforce leaders, primarily supervisors in grades equivalent to GS 13-15 and 04-06 as well as leaders of IPTs.
Required: ACQ 450, Leading in the Acquisition Environment

  • ACQ 452, Forging Stakeholder Relationships
  • At least 5 years acquisition experience
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    3 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code JQ6
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   2.5
    Continuous Learning Points  25
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Pre-work required / Walk-ins NOT authorized
  • Pre-course work: Approximately 6 hours. Read a book and provide brief responses to a few questions.
  • Although there is not a required sequence for completing the courses, participants will find value in completing them in the following sequence: ACQ450, ACQ452, ACQ451, and ACQ453