CLD follows a four-tiered approach to developing civilian leaders. The CLD stresses deliberate leader development through progressive education and training that aligns with the DoD’S Civilian Leader Development Continuum. Click below for Tier details:
Tier 1: Online Leadership Development Courses
LLI Online Leadership Courses provide independent leadership development studies at your convenience that are aligned with the DoD leadership development competencies.
Tier 2: Local Area Programs
These local area decentralized programs are managed by bases and stations under the cognizance of Human Resources Development Strategic Advisors (HRDSA).
Tier 3: Seminars
The Civilian Leadership Development Seminar is a three day course focuses on individual leadership development concepts.
Tier 4: Centrally Managed Civilian Leadership Courses
Centrally Managed Civilian Leadership Courses are developmental programs for Civilian Marines starting at GS-4 through GS-15 or equivalents that are centra