Distributed Leaders Course Map

Launch Date: 01 Feb 2019
Target Audience: SPC, CPL (E4)
Prerequisite: Must be a graduate of Initial Military Training (IMT) and have been promoted to SPC. (Soldiers in the rank of E-1 through E3 will not be enrolled into DLC I until promoted to SPC. Soldiers entering the Army as SPC must have 18 months time in service (TIS) prior to enrollment into DLC I.)
Hours: 45
Lessons: 20


DLC 1 prepares the Corporal/Specialist to improve basic communication skills to message ideas and thoughts clearly; recognize the need for strong character and values; demonstrate tactical and technical competence in leading teams; and take initiative to become a lifelong learner by exploring interests and executing measures to pursue civilian education. DLC I is a prerequisite for the Basic Leader Course (BLC).


Module 1: Army Leadership and Profession

DLC100: Course Overview

DLC101: The Army Learning Concept 2020-2040

DLC102: Army Professional Military Education

DLC103: STEP and NCOPDS Program Components

DLC104: Customs, Courtesies, and Traditions

DLC105: Army Oath, Creeds and Norms of Soldier Conduct

Module 2: Mission Command

DLC106: Time Management

DLC107: Introduction to Knowledge Management

Module 3: Human Dimension/Adaptability

DLC108: Budgeting and Personal Finance

DLC109: Transitioning to Civilian Life

DLC110: Communication Skills

DLC111: Introduction to Grammar and Writing

DLC112: Our Service and Army Doctrine

DLC113: Perspective and Contributions of NCOs Throughout History

Module 4: Professional Competence

DLC114: Conducting Squad Drills and Ceremonies

DLC115: The Roles, Duties, and Responsibilities of the SGT

DLC116: Nutritional Standards and Principles of Weight Loss

DLC117: The Risk Management (RM) Process

DLC118: Government Property Accountability

DLC119: Map Reading and Land Navigation

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