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Advanced Leader Development Course (ALDC)

Last updated: 18 Apr 2023

The Advanced Leader Development Course (ALDC) prepares petty officers first class for increased leadership responsibilities in support of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Navy Leader Development Framework.  
This course is designed to give the learner a more in-depth knowledge to self-awareness, the naval profession, and naval leadership and ethical decision making. The curriculum is very closely linked to the Navy core values and challenges the learners to align their personal values to these values. 
Course Identification Number (CIN) 
Enrollment Information 
For in-person or virtual class at either NLEC San Diego or NLEC Dam Neck:  
• Use CANTRAC (CAC login required) to view class schedules. (
• Contact your training officer or training department to enroll using ENTRS (CAC login required). (  
• Be sure to select your email certificate when accessing the sites. 
For Fleet-facilitated courses 
• Register through the Flank Speed ELD SharePoint site (CAC login required): 
• Click on “Course Documentation” for ELD Student Registration Guide 
• Click on “Attend Course” and select desired course to attend in your area 
• Click on “Host/Manage Course” if you need to host or manage courses 
Course Material 
Course material is currently available on MyNavy Portal (CAC login required): under "Professional Development" > "Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS)."  In the dropdown, go to the bottom of the menu and select ELD Courses. 
Sample Schedule 
Day 1: HONOR 
Know the Goal 
1.0 Welcome and Introduction 
Know Your Role 
1.1 RA&A 
1.2 Ethics Foundation 
Know Yourself 
1.3 Self-awareness Primer22 
1.4 Self-awareness 
1.5 Wrap-up 
2.0 Start-up 
Managing Self 
2.1 Behavioral Ethics and Decision-making 
2.2 Destructive Behaviors and Moral Courage 
2.3 Navigating Stress and Building Toughness 
2.4 Wrap-up 
3.0 Start-up 
Lead Others 
3.1 Operationalizing Leader Development 
3.2 Communicating Feedback 
3.3 My Navy Coaching 
3.4 Counseling and Mentoring 
3.5 Wrap-Up 
4.0 Start-up 
Build Winning Teams 
4.1 Climate of Inclusion 
4.2 Building a Resilient Command 
4.3 Team Conflict 
4.4 Capstone 
4.5 Leader Philosophy 
4.6 Putting it All Together 
4.7 Graduation 

Point of Contact
Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
Enlisted Leader Development

NLEC Dam Neck 
408 Tartar Ave 
BLDG 502 
Virginia Beach, VA 23454 
NLEC San Diego 
3975 Norman Scott Rd 
BLDG 3290 
San Diego, CA 92136 

NLEC Dam Neck (757) 492-7759; NLEC San Diego (619) 556-8341

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