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About IDARM

The International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program is internationally recognized as a premier source of education and training for defense acquisition, logistics, contracting, project management and negotiations. Established in 1997, the IDARM Program mission is to strengthen democratic relationships and international security cooperation through acquisition education, research, and professional service….

 

Methodology

IDARM’s focus is to strengthen the managerial competencies of the military and civilian leaders responsible for a nation’s defense acquisition processes via program offerings, both in-residence courses and mobile education teams (METs). IDARM develops and conducts these defense acquisition program offerings to provide both military officers and senior civilian officials those management principles necessary to support the development of a needs-driven acquisition system….

 

Faculty

IDARM program offerings are developed and taught by faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) located in Monterey, California. NPS faculty may be supported by subject matter experts from other graduate-level institutions. As a fully accredited graduate institution, the Naval Postgraduate School attracts faculty with the broad range of educational backgrounds…

 

Program Offerings

IDARM offers a wide variety of program offerings to our international partners. Each program offering is typically tailored to conform to the governmental structure and national acquisition processes in use in the host nation. Specific consideration is always given to the issue of civilian control of the military services and how defense acquisition processes must support the national security strategy…

 

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Program Guides

We offer program guides in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, and French.

 

In-residence Course Brochures

We offer in-residence course brochures in English, Spanish, Arabic, French, and Russian.

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IDARM "Principles of Defense Acquisition Management" Fall In-residence course
IDARM conducts its annual two-week "Principles of Defense Acquisition Management" in-residence course. Read the NPS press release here.    ... Read More

IDARM Quarterly Newsletter FY16 Q4
IDARM conducts courses in Jordan, Lebanon, Brazil, and Bulgaria. IDARM conducts discussions with Qatari delegation visiting NPS. Read the newsletter here.... Read More

IDARM attends the Building Integrity Annual Discipline Conference at the NATO Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway
IDARM attends the Building Integrity Annual Discipline Conference at the NATO Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway during 28-29 September, 2016. Read the NATO press release here.  ... Read More

IDARM Quarterly Newsletter FY16 Q3
IDARM attends the annual Security Cooperation Education and Training Working Groups (SCETWGs) in EUCOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, and SOUTHCOM/NORTHCOM. IDARM conducts a Defense Institution Bui... Read More

IDARM Quarterly Newsletter FY16 Q2
IDARM conducts a two week “Defense Acquisition and Managing Complex Defense Projects” course at the American Centre in Prague, Czech Republic in February. IDARM conducts Defense Institution Building (... Read More

IDARM Quarterly Newsletter FY16 Q1
IDARM conducts its annual fall suite of in-resident program offerings in Monterey, California: Principles of Defense Acquisition Management, Principles of Defense Procurement & Contracting, and In... Read More

  • International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (IDARM) Program
  • 1635 Cunningham Road, Bldg 259, Room 119
  • Monterey, CA 93943
  • P: (831) 656-2049
  • Email: IDARM