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General Program Information

The US Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) is responsible for developing the policy, implementation guidance, and the management of training programs for military and civilian workforce members. USAASC provides funding for tuition, travel and per diem for acquisition personnel selected for fiscal year 2014.The EIGF program is a leadership program and is conducted by the Partnership for Public Service located in Washington, DC. The Partnership is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works. The program offers hands-on leadership development for project managers and acquisition professional. The program transforms managers into leaders The program provides participants with hands-on, results-based leadership development and a transformational experience which concentrates on leadership and management challenges specific to government. It meets the interagency training requirements necessary for OPM approved candidate development program and is designed to complement the core qualifications for members of the Senior Executive Service.

The EIGF program is a year-long program and participants will be required to participate in training events in Washington, DC and other locations outside of the Washington, DC area. During the year-long program, Fellows remain in their full-time jobs, meet every six weeks and spend a total of approximately 20 days in session. Fellows also devote up to five hours per week to their projects. The program begins in October of each year.