Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) Security Cooperation Management Industry Course

Event Date: May 22-24, 2018

Location: Arlington, VA

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) will host the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS) Security Cooperation Management Industry Course on May 22-24, 2018. The course is designed for aerospace and defense industry representatives to gain familiarity with the security cooperation apparatus of the U.S. Government. At the end of the course, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of U.S. security cooperation and related policy, processes, and organizations involved. This is a critical course for aerospace and defense trade professionals.

Course Description – The three-day course will cover the following topics:
– Introduction to Security Cooperation Management and USG Organizations
– Security Cooperation Organization (SCO) Responsibilities and Relationships
– Technology Transfer and Export Controls
– Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Process
– Acquisition for FMS and Offset Policy
– International Financial Management
– International Armaments Cooperation Policy (IACP)
– Comparison of FMS and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS)

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