SCM-LA (SCM-459)Security Cooperation Management Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) Advanced Course
NOTE: The following information is offered for archival purposes only. This course is no longer offered by DSCU.
This 5-day course was designed for personnel who had already attended the Security Cooperation Management Locally-Employed Staff Orientation (SCM-LO) Course, were working in Security Cooperation Offices (SCOs) in U.S. embassies
around the world and due to increased responsibilities needed a broader and deeper background in Security Cooperation Management.
The course addressed updates in U.S. security cooperation (SC) legislation, policy, and procedures; Combatant Command regional specific SC
programs and policies, the whole of government planning, letter and memorandum of request (LOR/MOR) development, international armaments
cooperation, end-use monitoring, third party transfers advanced training in international training and SCO budget management, as well as
more in-depth training on financial management and logistics of SC cases and the Security Cooperation Information Portal (SCIP) and the Overseas
Humanitarian Assistance Shared Information System (OHASIS). Instruction was classroom-based, with reading assignments and practical exercises reinforcing lectures.