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XX-157 NATO Suppression of Enemy Air Defences (SEAD) Course

From 17-20 Jun 2019, the NSO will conduct this pilot course focused on the course aim of provide those involved in the SEAD and counter - IADS planning processes an understanding of the NATO SEAD mission and to prepare students from NATO operational and tactical level headquarters to execute a SEAD mission in support of Joint Operations. Please send seat requests to star via your point of contact.


XX-162 NATO Maritime Operational Law Course

From 20-24 May 2019, the NSO will conduct this pilot course focused on the course aim of training military/civilian legal advisors and naval officers in legal considerations pertaining to NATO maritime operations and public international law as it applies to peacetime operations and armed conflict at sea and ashore. The target audience is OF-1 to OF-5 or civilian equivalents Learning objectives and main teaching points include: Identify foundational principles pertaining to the legal regimes and policy considerations associated with the maritime domain; examine legal considerations of Maritime Security and Law Enforcement Operations; examine the Use of Force and discuss which types of force are warranted during Maritime Law Enforcement Operations; explain general principles of law enforcement while in an armed conflict, examine Interdiction operations under international law and/or international mandate; and discuss considerations for boarding and visit of ships with and without nationality as an integral tenant of Maritime Interdiction Operations. Please send seat requests to star via your point of contact.


XX-164 NATO Basic Design & Innovation for NATO Course

From 15-19 and 22-26 Jul 2019 the NSO will conduct 2 serials of this new course focused to provide students with the principles and applications of design thinking. The course includes lectures, discussions, syndicate work, and a design scenario in order to help students comprehend the language, process, and deliverables of design thinking. Upon completion of this course students will be able to apply the concepts of design to complex problem sets by using critical and creative thinking. The target audience is OF-1 to OF-6 and OR-5 to OR-9 who are NATO, national, and civilian personnel seeking understanding of why design thinking is important, how they can implement innovative ideas into their organizations to speed the learning process, and desire to help go beyond describing problems to defining them and capitalizing on opportunities for improved organizational performance. Please send seat requests to star via your point of contact.


XX-165 Advanced Design & Innovation for NATO Course

From 14-18 Oct 2019, the NSO will conduct this new course focused on the course aim to prepare students to become practitioners of design thinking during complex planning and resourcing efforts. The course includes lectures, discussions, syndicate work, and a design scenario to facilitate application of the design thinking process. Upon completion of this course students will be able to participate on design teams that better inform leaders’ decision-making. The target audience is OF-1 to OF-6 and OR-5 to OR-9 who are NATO, national, and civilian personnel seeking understanding of why design thinking is important, how they can implement innovative ideas into their organizations to speed the learning the process, and desire help to go beyond describing problems to defining them and capitalizing on opportunities for improved organizational performance. Please send seat requests to star via your point of contact.