The aim of this course is to provide students with an introduction on NATO's concept development, experimentation structure, and processes.
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Comprehend Concept Development Process:
Given references, the student will be able to participate in a CD&E working group in the development of an initial plan and detailed concept document.
Test the Concept:
Given references, the student will be able to work with an experimentation team in refining a concept using a valid experimental set up, determine the conditions for a “valid” experiment, set up an experimentation team, execute the experiment, and refine a concept based on results of the experimentation.
Connect the Concept Development & Experimentation with Capability Development Process:
Given references, the student will be able to determine the CD&E inputs required for the capability development process.
Military officers (OF-3 through OF-5) or civilian equivalent assigned to NATO CD&E positions or to a Ministry of Defence or national military headquarters, unit, centre, or agency of any NATO Nation.
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: Not eligible
Officer: OF-3 thru OF-5
This one-week course is an externally-supported program of instruction, delivered by CD&E experts/instructors within ACT. It is conducted using the following methods of instruction:
1. Formal lectures of 40 minutes aimed at the second and third cognitive levels of instruction, followed by a 5-minute Q&A period.
2. Panel discussions, if appropriate, in support of a preceding formal lecture.
3. Syndicate work used to consolidate knowledge gained.
This course contains pre-learning sessions available as ADL Modules through the ACT LMS.