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Resource Management Education Programme (RMEP) Course

Conducted by JPOD


The aim of this course is to provide students with an in-depth overview of the resource management process in a detailed manner via the concept of the Military Budget (MB), NATO Security Investment Program (NSIP), and manpower.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: FIN - Finance
Area: FI - Financial
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.156
ETOC Code: FIN-FI-2708

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M8-30-A-22 31 Jan 22 - 04 Feb 22 1
M8-30-B-22 04 - 08 Apr 22 Contact POC
M8-30-C-22 10 - 14 Oct 22 Contact POC
M8-30-D-22 05 - 09 Dec 22 20

If you wish to join a course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

Comprehend NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP): Given references, students will be able to understand the processes and tools to secure NATO Resources, identify and describe the Components of a Capability Package (CP), identify NSIP common funding issues, and describe NSIP procedures and policies for current operations.

MB funding: Students will be familiar with NATO procurement/contracting practices and procedures, be familiar with funding for NATO operations, describe the resource management process for obtaining funding, and describe funding procedures and policies for current operations.

Explain NATO Manpower: Students will be able to explain the types of manpower available to perform duties in NATO, explain the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, describe Peacetime Establishments (PEs) and Crisis Establishments (CEs), describe the procedures for managing NATO manpower, and key constraints such as ceilings and national limitation on flexibility.

Comprehend NATO political and military resource structures: Students will be able to describe NATO committee structure and boards directing NATO resource matters, identify key NATO resource directives, be familiar with the relationship between NATO defence planning and NATO resource planning, and understand the relationships between the three major resource areas of NSIP, MB and manpower.

Course Participants

Military or civilian personnel serving in resource or policy areas, with one year of resource management experience.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5


This one-week course is comprised of 20 lectures building on the three pillars of RMEP. There will also be 6 scenario-based syndicate exercises and a final keynote speech from a guest speaker.

Further Information

Please note that this course will now be a 4 day course that will run from Monday morning to Thurday afternoon.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules provided by the ACT LMS prior to attending the course.

ADL Modules

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