Publications available from ADLI

Professionals in the aviation, space and defense industry can turn to resources available from ADLI for guidance on professional knowledge and certification

Professionals in the aviation, space and defense industry can turn to resources available from ADLI for guidance on professional knowledge and certification

The Aerospace and Defense Learning Institute (ADLI) aims to serve as the premier knowledge resource for stakeholders in the aviation, space and defense (AS&D) industry. Our process-based body of knowledge identifies the requisite competencies to accomplish the work of our industry.  We certify qualified training organizations and individuals who educate industry professionals in the standards of best practices and competency-based tasks which we have defined through years of accrued subject knowledge, practical work expertise and industrial research.

As a result, the minds behind ADLI and our partners offer unique insight and comprehension of the practical ways organizations in the AS&D industry can achieve their objectives, whether they strive for a high standard of quality, improved productivity or stronger leadership.

Through CPK Publishing, ADLI makes a number of publications available for purchase and review. Find the resource your business desires by reviewing our selection below.

Publications produced by the ADLI are protected under our Terms of Use and Copyright provisions. The expressed written consent of the ADLI must be sought if training companies wish to use ADLI intellectual property in their training programs.

Contribute to the ADLI knowledge base

The ADLI welcomes contributions from AS&D professionals who are considered subject matter experts on certain business processes within the industry. If you are one such individual, consider contacting ADLI or CPK Publishing about opportunities to author a resource.

BookFront_CoverFinal_002The Standard of Knowledge for the Aviation Space and Defense Industry: The AS&D Quality Body of Knowledge (BoK) – Version 1 by Michael J. Dreikorn, Ed.D.

The AS&D Body of Knowledge (BoK) is the definitive digest for professionals who need to know how to perform work tasks while satisfying industry-mandated standards of quality. Supported by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) as the industry’s leading resource for the execution of global standards established by IAQG, the BoK is a must-have for AS&D trainers and organizations.

At 424 pages, the book offers detailed guidance for business processes within the industry and describes the methodology with which these processes were developed.

Buy this book here: $110 USD

SynergyofOneThe Synergy of One: Creating High-Performing Sustainable Organizations through Integrated Performance Leadershipby Michael J. Dreikorn, Ed.D.

What leads to process errors and inefficiency? In “The Synergy of One”, Michael J. Dreikorn, President of the ADLI, argues that ineffective leaders inhibit their company’s ability to grow and improve productivity.

He provides guidance on the best ways to build an integrated system that incorporates resources, accountability, culture, understanding and leadership into one synergistic formula that will help drive consistent success.

Buy this book here: $45 USD

KMS10001-2011-TheCenterforProfessionalKnowledge-Cover_000Knowledge Management Standard (KMS) 10001:2011 – Development and Sustainment of Process-Based Ontological Engineering based Bodies of Knowledgefrom The Center for Professional Knowledge

Every industry relies on the skills of competent professionals to accomplish critical tasks and ensure the success of key processes, but standardization is required to establish predictable methodologies and expectations.

In this book, The Center for Professional Knowledge defines a standardized methodology for the development and sustainment of process-based bodies of knowledge, which in turn provide resources for the communication of industry best practices.

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ADLI-Q001-2011coverADLI-Q001:2011 – The Aviation, Space and Defense Industry Quality Body of Knowledge (BoK) – General Narrative of the AS&D Quality Professionfrom The Aerospace and Defense Industry Learning Institute

The Narrative version of the AS&D BoK provides the top-level narrative definition of the knowledge requirements for Quality practitioners in the industry. It does not provide task- or profession-specific knowledge requirements to the level of specificity found in the Quality BoK.

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