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									       TARGET AUDIENCE                                     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ELDP is designed for highly motivated DoD                      The ELDP application and other
employees who have demonstrated outstanding                  pertinent information can be found
                                                                      on our web-site:
leadership potential. Participants must have the
initiative, professional excellence, community
involvement, a commitment to public service and               Contact the DoD ELDP Office at:
integrity. Their performance must reflect an interest         (703) 696-8663/8728, DSN 426
in moving into senior management positions.                                 or
Participants must be receptive to a training
methodology whereby participants assume                         The ELDP Mailing Address is:
responsibility for their learning. ELDP presents                      Civilian Personnel
“opportunities to learn” and it is up to participants to            Management Service
take advantage of the opportunities presented. ELDP         Joint Leader Development Division
is not for everyone. Events during the program may                  Executive Leadership
                                                                    Development Program
require participants to work long hours when
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deployed, travel on weekends, adjust to rapidly                   Arlington, VA 22209-5144
changing conditions and situations, climb three-story
nautical ladders, jump from airborne training towers,
fly in tactically configured military aircraft, and
participate in rigorous physical fitness activities.

   Components review nominations and forward the
top candidate applications to the ELDP Office.
Tuition for civilian participants is $6,000 and can only
be paid using a MIPR. There is no tuition for military
personnel selected for the program. Travel and per
diem costs throughout the year for both military and
civilian participants are the responsibility of the
nominating organization. Travel and per diem costs
are approximately $20,000-$27,000.
  PROGRAM OVERVIEW                                                ELDP ELEMENTS                                    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Department of Defense (DoD) has a variety of         A typical September—June ELDP program includes:      Each class consists of approximately 55
programs that provide training and education for                                                              participants, 48 in grades GS- 12-14. Under the
                                                           Two-days of orientation in the Washington, DC
tomorrow's leaders.      However, the Executive            area                                               National Security Personnel System, an eligible
Leadership Development Program (ELDP)                                                                         employee is in a Professional/Analytical pay
                                                           Two weeks of Core-Curriculum training covering
provides participants with an extensive exposure to                                                           schedule at the senior journey (within pay band
                                                           areas such as team building, problem solving,
the roles and missions of the entire Department. In        decision-making, and communication skills          2) or expert (pay band 3) level, or in pay band 2
addition, ELDP provides participants with an                                                                  of a Supervisor/Manager pay schedule. You may
                                                           One week deployments each month from
increased understanding and appreciation of                                                                   be asked to provide a detailed description of your
                                                           December-June to military facilities including a
today’s warfighters.                                                                                          assigned duties and responsibilities to document
                                                           Joint Command (PACOM), Navy/Marine Corps,
                                                                                                              your eligibility for this program. Employees in
                                                           Air Force, Army, the National Guard and the U.S.
 Warfighters speak of being at the “tip of the                                                                other pay banding systems or on grade retention
                                                           Coast Guard. Deployments are also scheduled to
spear” - ELDP provides that experience.                                                                       should seek assistance from their personnel advi-
                                                           forward-deployed locations, such as Korea and
                                                                                                              sor.     Additionally we include up to 6 military
The program was established in 1985 with the                                                                  personnel grades 0-3 (promotable) or 0-4.
approval of the Secretary of Defense and has               Briefings on defense and international issues at
continued over the years to train the Department’s         Georgetown University
                                                                                                                     Other selection criteria include:
future leaders to recognize and respond to the
                                                           Briefings from the Joint Staff and Interagency     1.     Being identified as a high-potential employee
issues facing DoD. This ten-month program takes
                                                           Organizations                                             with a history of superior performance
the participants to a variety of locations both in the
                                                                                                              2.     Possessing a baccalaurreate degree or
United States and overseas in order that they may          Preparation of Staff Studies
                                                                                                                     comparable experience and training
experience and appreciate the role of the
                                                           Presentation of a formal Information Briefing at   3.     Having a commitment to DoD with an
“Warfighter” by participating in intensive "hands-
                                                           the Pentagon                                              intention to pursue a DoD career
on" field experiences.            Additionally, the
                                                                                                              4.     Having a Secret security clearance
participants will have the opportunity to hear from        Graduation in Washington, DC; attended by high-
                                                                                                              5.     Demonstrating the ability to work effectivey
a number of distinguished panel members during a           level military and civilian leaders
                                                                                                                     as a team member
seminar at Georgetown University.
                                                                                                              6.     Extraordinary dietary requirements, or
                                                                                                                     unique/specialized medical care may not be
                                                                                                                     available while traveling or working at
                                                                                                                     training sites. These conditions should be
                                                                                                                     considered when applying for ELDP.

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