- Shape the vision for your organization guided by input from leading experts and colleagues
- Benchmark and share ideas to increase organizational performance by evaluating similar organizations across private industry and the military
- Learn to lead a large organization effectively by developing cross-functional management skills
DAELP is taught using multiple delivery methods including traditional classroom teaching in residence, online learning, business study tours, and corporate residencies. Residencies include:
Three-hour teleconference outlining course objectives, schedule and an orientation of the Defense Organic Industrial Base.
Five-day residency in Chapel Hill, NC focused on business strategy, operations, and logistics and supply chain management.
L6S Distance Instruction
Four 1.5-hour online sessions describing Lean, Six Sigma,
Theory of Constraints, and Continuous Process Improvement tools and methods.
Five-day benchmarking tour with a Lean, Six Sigma value stream praxis of DoD industrial facilities and private sector organizations with an emphasis on manufacturing, repair, and overhaul operations, and logistics and supply chain distribution centers.
Two to four-week residency at leading private and public sector organizations.
Residency 4 (tentative)
Three-day residency in Chapel Hill, NC, focused on industry best practices, Residency 3 outcomes discussion, and concludes with graduation.
DAELP was originally designed for the U.S. Army Materiel Command but has continually grown in scope and stature. In addition to U.S. Army uniformed military and civilian participation, DAELP includes participants from the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Defense Logistics Agency, and private sector.
DAELP is considered a commander’s course prerequisite for Army Materiel Command and Marine Corps Logistics Command participants.
- O 5-6 grade military officers
- CW5 warrant officers
- GS 13-15 DoD civilians
- Private sector senior leaders
Military: Serving and selected Depot, Arsenal, and Ammunition Plant Commanders from all branches.
Government Civilians: Serving Deputy Commanders, Chiefs of Staff, Directors, and Deputy Directors within the government industrial base, Defense Logistics Agency.
Private Sector: Senior managers and directors who work within the government and defense industrial base with involvement in manufacture, repair, and overhaul operations.
For military and government civilians interested in the program, the DoD’s LOGTECH Office centrally funds a select number of participants. Contact IDB to learn more about the application and selection process.
DAELP is administered by IDB in partnership with:
|Case Western Reserve University
||North Carolina State University
|Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend
||The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
||Joe Gibbs Racing
||Kennecott Utah Copper
|Boeing Defense, Space, & Security
|Booz Allen Hamilton
|Combined Systems Inc.
|Espey Mfg & Electronic Corp
||Port of Corpus Christi Authority
|Fiat Powertrain Technologies
||Pratt & Whitney
|Flint Hills Resources
||PTC Federal and Defense
||Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory
|Force Protection Industries
||Rick Hendrick Motorsports
||SAS Institute Federal
|Global Concepts, Inc.
||Southwest Airlines MRO
||Stewart & Stevenson
||The Supreme Group
||Textron Systems (AAI)
|Anniston Army Depot
||Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
|Army Working Capital Fund
||Letterkenny Army Depot
|CGALC, Elizabeth City
||Red River Army Depot
|City of Huntsville
|Crane Army Ammunition Activity
||Rock Island Arsenal
|Corpus Christi Army Depot
||Sierra Army Depot
|Fleet Readiness Center East
||US Chamber of Commerce
|Army Association of America
||South Texas Military Facilities Task Force
|Federal Managers Association
Tuition & Credits:
Contact us for current pricing.
Upon completion of the program, participants receive certificates from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and North Carolina State University.
Completion of the program also qualifies participants to receive CEU, CLP, and PDH credits. Numbers depend on residencies attended. Contact program staff for more specific details.
Professionals and organizations interested in this program should contact IDB Senior Account Manager, Mike Bogdahn at firstname.lastname@example.org or (760) 577-8324 for enrollment information.
Find your organization type below to determine the correct point of contact to begin the enrollment process:
Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command
Attn: Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/4
4400 Martin Road
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898
Mrs. Quenessa Oney
LOGTECH Course Administrator
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/4
4400 Martin Road, A4SE030.085
Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898
Tel: (256) 450-6923
Fax: (256) 450-8825
Ms. Patricia Proctor
Defense Logistics Agency
Tel: (703)767-8108 or DSN 427-8108
What to Expect:
DAELP residencies typically begin Sunday evening and conclude by 1:00 p.m. Friday afternoon. Classes during the week typically begin at 8 a.m. and conclude by 5 p.m. with some evening events.
UNC’s Paul J. Rizzo Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill provides an outstanding and comfortable learning environment plus the resources to allow participants to learn, build relationships, and relax in one self-contained residential executive education facility.
All guest rooms offer a desk and lounge chair, high-speed Internet and WiFi access, communication port for laptops, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and cable television. Washer and dryer facilities, dry cleaning valet services, and a full-service business center are also available, along with 24-hour access to fully stocked snack pantries. There is a small gift shop in McLean Hall that offers personal items and UNC paraphernalia.
Recreational facilities include a fitness center with aerobic and weight-training equipment, a sports bar with two professional-size billiard tables and a foosball table, a basketball court, a sand-pit volleyball court, an outdoor heated pool, and jogging trails.
To maximize the benefits of the collaborative environment of the program, we strongly discourage participants from bringing spouses or other guests. However, for the graduation reception and dinner during the final residency in Chapel Hill, family are welcome.