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AF Leadership Development Continuum

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.


525 Chennault Circle
Maxwell AFB, AL  36112-6335