Industry Professionals Attend Course

Posted on: 12/8/2023

Fourteen industry professionals attended the Security Cooperation Industry Orientation Course, November 28-30, 2023, at the Defense Security Cooperation University in the National Capitol Region. Taught by School of Security Cooperation Studies (SSCS) faculty, the Industry Orientation Course is a U.S. Defense Industry-centric course designed to familiarize defense industry students with U.S. Government (USG) 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.

DSCU strives to be the center of intellectual life for the Security Cooperation enterprise; we prepare a global network of professionals to achieve outcomes that enhance the security of the United States and its partners and allies. The students for this course were industry personnel working in the areas of marketing, sales, business development, export compliance, contracting, offsets, logistics support and/or finance.

The students were provided the appropriate Security Cooperation management methodologies in order work effectively with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) in Security Cooperation and Security Assistance program execution. They also has the opportunity to engage career USG professionals from the Department of State, the Department of Commerce, as well as the DOD.

DSCU’s 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 the Industry Orientation Course in April 2024, or any SSCS course, visit

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