• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

In this course, students will present the dissertation oral defense to the Dissertation Committee and DDR (Dean of Doctoral Research).

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the student should know or be able to:

  1. To develop an understanding of the underlying concepts of academic research
  2. To apply these research concepts to the modifications required for dissertation deliverables
  3. To finalize your Dissertation Manuscript in full with your entire committee and gain the approval of
    every Committee Member
  4. To prepare a PowerPoint presentation of your manuscript for use during the Oral Defense
  5. To participate and pass the Oral Defense.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Technology R&D


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.