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S5-44

NATO Public Affairs in Operations Course

Conducted by HIED

Aim

The aim of this course is to prepare students for NATO PA activities as NATO forces spokespersons and as NATO PA staff officers either on or in direct support of NATO operations.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Area: STC - Strategic Communication
Section: PA - Public Affairs, Military Public Affairs
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.467
ETOC Code: STC-PA-3547

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
S5-44-A-17 27 - 31 Mar 17 Selection
S5-44-B-17 12 - 16 Jun 17 Selection
S5-44-C-17 06 - 10 Nov 17 Selection

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

Conduct PA Activities at the Operational Level: Given a scenario, students will demonstrate the ability to conduct PA activities at the operational level in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

Conduct Media Relation Activities as a NATO Spokesperson: Given a scenario, students will demonstrate the ability to conduct media activities as a NATO force spokesperson in accordance with NATO doctrine and policy.

Course Participants

Military Officers (OF-2 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9), or civilian equivalent, who will be assigned in a PA or spokesperson function. Students will be selected by the course director fulfilling following criteria: having successfully conducted a national PA training and the M5-46 course within two years before applying for the S5-44 course.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5

Methodology

This one-week course is comprised of interactive plenary lectures, followed by brief moderated Q&A sessions. Students will be trained to perform specific practical media relations tasks.

Further Information

- Practical interview training is conducted in this course.
-This course will run the week following the M5-46 Public Affairs policy Indoctrination Course.
-This course requires approval by the OPR and Course Director for entry. Please submit a joining report if interested and you will be contacted as to the status of your approval.