Resident Advising (MoDA) Opportunities

The Institute for Security Governance, Resident Advisory Program – the MoDA (Ministry of Defense Advisors) Program – partners senior Department of Defense (DoD) civilian experts with foreign counterparts to build institutional capacity in key areas, such as Acquisition and Logistics, Personnel and Readiness, Strategy and Policy, Human Resource Management and Financial Management. Click HERE for MoDA Program information and application guidelines.

MoDA leverages the specialized capabilities of DoD civilians and provides reach back support along with cultural, operational, and advisor training to ensure that in-country advising is appropriate and effective. Since July 2010, MoDA has trained and deployed 600+ resident advisors to over 20 countries.


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Course Login

Registration for DSCU courses is completed using the Cornerstone on Demand (CSOD) Learning Management System (LMS) hosted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). You will access the LMS using a dialog similar to that shown to the left. Click the "Need help signing in?" link (indicated by the arrow) if you need help.

If you are a student who currently occupies a Security Cooperation Workforce position, you should be immediately redirected to DSCU’s instance of the CSOD learning management system after logging into the DAU hosted site. If you do not see any DSCU courses available after login, you will need to take one of the following actions:

  1. Register for the Introduction to Security Cooperation Course (SC-101).
  2. Change your organization in your CSOD profile. Follow these Directions for Changing your Organinization so you can view your DSCU courses.

Click the button below if you are ready to proceed.

Take me to the CSOD login page