Security Cooperation Executive

SC Workforce Certification Level

Continuous Learning


The EXEC 901 course is offered for students in positions, or moving into positions entailing executive level responsibility for the planning and execution of Security Cooperation (SC) programs. Instructional topics include history of SC, SC authorities and appropriations; interagency processes and best practices, and an overview current issues and trends in SC.


The Security Cooperation Executive Course (EXEC 901) uses executive-level applied learning activities to cement understanding of major USG SC organizational structures, policies, and programs to senior personnel in any USG Agency or military service who have or will have SC responsibilities.

Target Attendees

Typical students eligible for enrollment are USG civilians GS-15 and above (or equivalent), U.S. military O-6s and above, or U.S. military E-9 Senior Enlisted Advisors to General and Flag Officers with SC responsibilities. GS-14s and military O-5s may be eligible if their current or follow-on job entails executive-level responsibilities for the planning and/or execution of security cooperation programs.


SC-101 completion prior to EXEC-901 Course Start

Substitute Course(s)

  • SCM-E (Oct 1 2013 and Later)
  • SCM-P3
  • SCM-AO
  • SCM-O (Oct 1 2011 and Later)
  • SCM-OM

Course Length

5 days vILT or 5 days ILT

Additional Course Information

Delivery Mode

Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) or Instructor Led Training (ILT)

SC Continuous Learning Hours


Equivalent Courses


DAU Continuous Learning Points


College Credit Recommended

Not Evaluated

FM Continuous Education


Transfer Credit Available


Constructive Credit Available



This registration button will take you to an equivalent course page on our Learning Management System (LMS), hosted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). If sessions are scheduled, you will be able to select one from its Upcoming Sessions drop down list.


EXEC-901 Courses for the foreseeable future will be online via live webinar. For more information please contact the course manager, Doug Kelly at sherman.d.kelly.ctr@mail.mil

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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.

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