Industry Professionals Attend IND-101

Posted on: 4/12/2023

Twelve U.S. defense industry professionals attended the Security Cooperation Industry Orientation Course, IND-101, April 4-6 at the Defense Security Cooperation University in the National Capitol Region. Taught by the School of Security Cooperation Studies (SSCS) professional instructors, IND-101 is a U.S. Defense Industry-centric course designed to familiarize defense industry students with U.S. Government organizations, Security Cooperation, and Security Assistance roles and responsibilities, and the legal and procedural policies that direct the execution of Security Cooperation and Security Assistance programs.

The students for this course were industry personnel working in the areas of marketing, sales, business development, Foreign Military Sales management, contracting, offsets, logistics support and/or finance. During the course, a panel of U.S. government officials (pictured) met with the students to discuss Security Cooperation management methodologies in order to work effectively with the U.S. Department of Defense in Security Cooperation and Security Assistance program execution.

SSCS provides the Security Cooperation enterprise professional courses and development to a diverse audience of U.S. and international military and civilian students. For additional information about or to register for IND-101, or any SSCS course, visit

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