The USC SHIELD Executive Program ’23; Global Defense and Deterrence – Developing leaders in Policy, Space, and Technology for National Security

MDAA is honored and excited to announce The USC SHIELD Executive Program ’23; Global Defense and Deterrence – Developing leaders in Policy, Space, and Technology for National Security. This is a joint program with the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy and Viterbi School of Engineering, and is an 8-month program designed to educate aspiring senior leaders from the military, government, and innovation technological communities about the intersection of public policy and engineering. It is designed to close the widening gap between theory and the practical application of National Security constructs.

USC SHIELD Executive Program ’22 Participants

Program Schedule

Session 1 - In Person (University of Southern California)

September 15, 2022
September 16, 2022
September 17, 2022
-	Site visit

Session 2 - Online

October 21, 2022
October 22, 2022

Session 3 - In Person (University of Southern California)

November 17, 2022
November 18, 2022
-	Capstone Afternoon Session: MDAA expert panelists will join for discussion
November 19, 2022
-	Site visit

Session 4 - In Person (Washington, DC)

January 26, 2023
-	Site visit
January 27, 2023
January 28, 2023

Session 5 - Online

February 24, 2023
February 25, 2023

Session 6 - Online

March 24, 2023
March 25, 2023

Session 7 - In Person (University of Southern California)

April 27, 2023
-	Site visit
April 28, 2023
April 29, 2023
-	Capstone project presentations
-	Certificate Ceremony

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