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LOGTECH - Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology

  • 2016 Dates:        May 14-19, July 9-14, Aug. 20-25

    2016 Tuition:      $9,000*

    The Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology is a five-day program organized around LOGTECH core logistics objectives and is specially designed for O-4 to O-6 grade military officers, GS-13 to GS-15 civilians (G-12 by exception), and their private sector counterparts.  The Advanced Program is administered by the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) LOGTECH Center of Excellence in Logistics & Technology and delivered in partnership with the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

    For more information about the Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology, please visit the program website, http://logtech.org.  Commercial and Private Sector participants may contact April McGill, Senior Client Relations Manager in the IDB office at 919.969.8008 or via email at mcgill@idb.org.  DoD, Military and DHS participants may contact Quenessa Pollard, LOGTECH Program Course Administrator at 256.450.6562 or via email at quenessa.i.pollard.civ@mail.mil.

    *Tuition is $9,000 per participant.  The tuition includes instruction, instructional materials, lodging, and meals.

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  • The Advanced Program is designed for logisticians with the recognized potential to assume greater responsibilities and charged with implementing executive direction.  Participants may include E-9 and O-4 to O-6 grade military officers, GS 13-15 DoD civilians and private sector participants at the program and regional director levels.  This course typically numbers 40 participants from DoD, DoD agencies, joint commands, the military services, and DHS as well as seven from the private sector.

    Prior participants in this program have included:
    • Chief of Program Integration Division, Directorate of Resources, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations & Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force
    • Solutions Manager, FedEx Corporation
    • Deputy Commander, Defense Contract Management Agency
    • Director, Inventory Strategy, Naval Supply Systems Command
    • Director, Integrated Log Capability Center, Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps
    • Defense Manager, Caterpillar Inc.
    • Chief, Distribution Policy Branch, U.S. European Command (EUCOM), J-4, Mobility Division
    • Manager, Service and Support, Stewart & Stevenson Company
    • U.S. Marine Corps Branch Chief, J-4, The Joint Staff
    • Logistics Staff Officer, Army G-4
    • Deputy Director, Asian and Pacific Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense/International Security Affairs/Asian and Pacific Affairs

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  • By bringing together a unique group of participants with renowned faculty in a dynamic learning environment LOGTECH provides:

    • An environment conducive to two-way conversations between participants and faculty in and out of the classroom throughout the week;
    • Exposure to learned perspectives from business-savvy academic experts and participants on time-sensitive and critical topics in logistics and technology;
    • Extensive interaction and connection with peers who are also influential logistics leaders in the military, industry, and academia;
    • Actionable ideas, lessons, and concepts participants can take back to their organizations for an immediate and positive impact;
    • The opportunity for new relationships that will enhance cross-service, interagency, and military-private sector communication and cooperation;
    • Useful insights on the latest logistics technologies and business practices and their applicability;
    • Valuable first-hand lessons on change management, leadership, and organizational transformation;
    • Intellectual capital critical for the future strategic direction of participants’ organizations; and
    • Professional development and networking throughout the logistics community.
    • U.S. Army Materiel Command will award 33 Continuous Learning Points (CLP's) for the LOGTECH Advanced program.
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  • This five-day program gives participants the opportunity to explore leading-edge supply-chain, logistics, and organizational management concepts. They can test their ideas against peers and leaders in the military, business, and academe; challenge assumptions; and leave with a better understanding of the future of logistics and technology. The program involves intensive discussions, lectures, case study analysis, and interaction between military logistics leadership and recognized civilian and academic logistics innovators. Participants leave the LOGTECH programs energized and enabled to make real and positive improvements in their organizations and profession.

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  • The Advanced Program in Logistics and Technology is held at the Rizzo Conference Center, our world-class facility in Chapel Hill, N.C.  The Rizzo Conference Center is designed to foster executive leadership and development and is wired for business so that we can integrate new technologies that facilitate the learning process into our teaching methodologies.

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