Commandant (DCMS-DPR-5)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Senior Leadership Principles and Skills (SLPS) (501316)

About the Course

The purpose of Senior Leadership Principles and Skills Course (SLPS) is to develop leadership skills, knowledge and performance for Coast Guard Active Duty, Reserve and Civilian personnel making the transition from mid-level to senior management positions. This course is designed for GS 12-14, O-4 and O-5 personnel. Members outside the target audience will be considered if space is available. These members of Team Coast Guard are the individuals in the organization that provide direction and visions to groups or teams. They are responsible for developing and communicating the context of direction down the chain to first line supervisors, work groups and individual workers.


Recommended that participants have attended LAMS or equivalent.

Class Convening Dates

Course Dates Location
  01-24   26 Feb - 1 Mar 24   New London, CT
  02-24   3 Jun - 7 Jun 24   Alameda, CA
  03-24   8 Jul - 12 Jul 24   Washington, DC



Application Procedures

Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access.


Prospective students who are located at or near a designated location should contact the local SLPS POC to apply.

More Information

Please visit the TQC website.

Program Manager

LCDR Merrill Gutowski,