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Executive Comptroller Course

A group of Executive Comptroller Students and program staff

The Executive Comptroller Course (ECC) provides mid-level military and civilian resource/financial managers a broad perspective of the core competencies of Defense Financial Management. The course emphasizes the application of those competencies for resource/financial management decision making in the U.S. Army.

The course, consisting of 25-30 Students, is divided into four general learning objectives with learning accomplished by lectures, discussion groups, group projects, guest speakers, simulations and a Capstone Exercise.  Guest speakers address real-time application of skills and challenges facing the Army and DoD. and the Capstone Exercise ties all instruction together, requiring Students to apply everything they have learned.  Upon completion of the course, 120 CPEs are awarded--including two (2) hours of Ethics training.
The four learning objectives are:

1. RM as Process Manager

2. Managing the Process

3. Managing Under the Constitution

4. Process Integration

The course is a three-week resident program conducted at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, and SU’s Minnowbrook Conference Center in the Adirondack Mountains.  Classes are conducted from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily with a requirement for several hours of homework each day.  One pre-course and two in-course exams are used to monitor Student progress.  Students arrive the Sunday prior to class and depart the last Friday evening (or Saturday morning). They are housed at a contract facility and SU’s Minnowbrook Conference Center and transportation by motor coach is provided to training.  Tuition covers all training and training material, housing, transportation and some meals.

Target Audience:
Civilian: (CPs 11 and 26):                                            
GS-12 to 14  

Military (BAs 36 and 56):                                                                
Officer (O-4 to O-5)
Enlisted (E-8 to E-9)

Nomination Process:
Submit nominations through command channels to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management & Comptroller).
• Letter of Endorsement
• SF 182
• Civilians - CP 11 Resume Form
• Military - Officer Record Brief / Enlisted Record Brief

Course Dates:
ECC 19-I:    7 - 25 January 2019
ECC 19-II:   4 - 22 March 2019
ECC 19-III:  6 - 24 May 2019
ECC 19-IV:  3 - 21 June 2019

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