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.
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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.
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.
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5
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.
This course will be run the week following the M5-46 Public Affairs Policy Indoctrination Course. Media training will be conducted during the week. Note: 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.