DAU Midwest Region signs learning organization agreements: Lawrence Technological University and Department of Energy.On March 9, 2006, DAU DAU - /dow/ [German Fidonet] D"ummster Anzunehmender User. A German acronym for stupidest imaginable user. From the engineering-slang GAU for Gr"osster Anzunehmender Unfall (worst foreseeable accident), especially of a LNG tank farm plant or something with similarly disastrous signed a strategic partnership agreement with Lawrence Technical University in a ceremony held on the campus of LTU LTU Luleå Tekniska Universitet (Luleå University of Technology; formerly Luleå Tekniska Högskola)
LTU La Trobe University (Australia)
LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen GmbH , Southfield, Mich. Travis Stewart, dean, DAU Midwest Region, and Dr. Lewis N. Walker, president, Lawrence Technological University Lawrence Tech was founded in 1932 as the Lawrence Institute of Technology and adopted its current name in 1989. The school mascot is the blue devil, and the school colors are blue and white. , signed for their respective organizations.
The partnership was created and designed for the purpose of increasing the quantity and quality of educational opportunities that will allow the acquisition, technology, and logistics workforce of the Department of Defense and other federal agencies to fulfill their training and education requirements. Under the terms of the agreement, LTU and DAU will form an alliance whereby LTU will offer both certificate and graduate-level coursework to qualified applicants at the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command-Life Cycle Management Command (TACOM-LCMC) in Detroit, Mich.
Lawrence Technological University, founded in 1932 as Lawrence Institute of Technology, is a private institution with a coeducational co·ed·u·ca·tion
The system of education in which both men and women attend the same institution or classes.
co·ed student body numbering approximately 5,000. One of LTU's benefits is a discount on tuition rate for students admitted to LTU under this strategic partnership agreement.
The strategic partnership agreement will provide a graduate-level certificate program that awards academic credit for qualified students and meets both the education and training requirements for Levels I, II, and III in contracting, logistics and technology, information technology, property management, manufacturing production, quality assurance, systems engineering, and program management. Some additional opportunities between the educational partners include graduate-level certificate programs in the following areas: project management, non-profit management. Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing, and leading organizational change. LTU is also prepared to offer the TACOM-LCMC community graduate-level coursework for other careers and to conduct a complimentary needs assessment to determine graduate-level coursework for job families and career paths at TACOM TACOM Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (US Army)
TACOM Tactical Communications
TACOM Tactical Command
TACOM Tank-Automotive and Armament Command
TACOM Theater Army Command
TACOM Tactical Army Command
TACOM Tactical Army COM .
LTU will also provide on-site and online graduate-level courses to qualified degree-seeking applicants to meet their education requirements for careers in program and project management, information technology, manufacturing production, and quality assurance. LTU will provide on-site and online degree programs to qualified applicants: master of science in information systems; master of business administration (MBA MBA
Master of Business Administration
Noun 1. MBA - a master's degree in business
Master in Business, Master in Business Administration ); master of science in operations management; master of science in engineering Noun 1. Master of Science in Engineering - a master's degree in engineering
master's degree - an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree management; and dual degree in engineering management and MBA. LTU will provide for the transfer of appropriate graduate-level DAU coursework that is American Council on Education Established in 1918, the American Council on Education (ACE) is a United States organization comprising over 1,800 accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities and higher education-related associations, organizations, and corporations. (ACE)-evaluated. Especially noteworthy is that LTU may consider other DAU coursework taken by applicants as suitable for transfer credit.
Department of Energy
On March 28, 2006, DAU signed a Learning Organization Agreement with the Department of Energy, Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC EMCBC Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (US Department of Energy)
EMCBC Environmental Mining Council of British Columbia (Canada) ) in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stewart signed on behalf of DAU, and Jack Craig (SES), director, DoE Consolidated Business Center, on behalf of the DoE.
The CBC (1) (Cell Broadcast Center) See cell broadcast.
(2) (Cipher Block Chaining) In cryptography, a mode of operation that combines the ciphertext of one block with the plaintext of the next block. has consolidated the field functions of DoE's environmental management closure sites and other sites in the areas of human resources, financial management, contracting/procurement, information management, logistics, safety, and legal services legal services n. the work performed by a lawyer for a client. . The supported sites include the Ohio Field Office (Columbus, Ashtabula, West Valley, Fernald, and Miamisburg), Rocky Flats, Carlsbad, the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office, and the Western Sites Project Office. The Department of Energy has numerous satellite offices throughout the DAU Midwest Region.
The CBC is staffed with a cadre of skilled employees who possess expertise in site closure requirements. The EMCBC provides the DoE's Office of Environmental Management and its project sites with a full range of business support services (as listed above) and provides customer sites with technical assistance. This DAU/EMCBC Learning Organization Agreement will enable approximately 14,000 federal employees in Cincinnati and in Kentucky and Indiana to learn more about DAU's vision, mission, and learning assets. A DAU Acquisition Insight Day is scheduled for the area later this year.
Hayden is associate dean of academics, DAU Midwest Region.