AF Leadership Development Continuum

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  • Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL

Air Force Personnel Professional Development School provides civilian Supervisory, Managerial and Leadership Development to comply with the NDAA 2010 and 5 CFR 412.201 as well as DoD and OPM Manager and Supervisory framework requirements 

The following is a list of courses currently available within the leadership development continuum:

For instructions on how to register for courses, please review this step-by-step guide.

Emerging Leader Course (ELC) 

Emerging Leader

Throughput: Up to 2K annually Target Population: All Civilian Employees seeking leadership abilities Length: 32 hrs

Description: Designed to develop interpersonal communication and leadership skills for Air Force civilians pursuing future leadership roles. This course builds on AF institutional competencies and enables transition from being a follower to a leader. This course will be a prereq to attend in-res Developing Team Leader course.

 Developing Team Leader

Developing Team Leader

Throughput: Up to 182 annually Target Population: All Civilian Employees Length: 135 hrs

Description:   Provides the knowledge and skills of a developing team leader. This blended course takes advantage of instructor-led, computer-based instruction and incorporates a unique in-residence, experiential week of intensive organizational leader instruction. The course concludes with a capstone presentation that takes place at each student’s home station.