The aim of this course is to provide students with foundational knowledge of the NATO crisis management concept, organization, systems, and procedures as they relate to NATO and PfP officers or their civilian equivalents.
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Describe NATO Crisis Management:
Given a series of presentations and syndicate assignment, students will successfully describe the principal NATO Crisis Management (CM) bodies, systems, procedures and process in accordance with relating NATO documents.
Understand the interaction between NATO, partners and IGOs:
Given a series of presentations, students will successfully describe the interaction between NATO and its partners, and the role of international organizations in CM in accordance with relating doctrine.
Understand Legal Dimension of NATO Crisis Management and NRF Concept:
Given a series of presentations, students will successfully describe the legal dimension of crisis management, NATO response force (NRF) concept and public information during the planning and implementation of Crisis Response Operations (CROs) in accordance with relating doctrine.
Military officers (OF-2 to OF-5) or civilian equivalents assigned to:
- A NATO HQ or agency;
- A force assigned or earmarked to NATO;
- A Ministry of Defense, foreign affairs or subordinate HQ or agency, which fulfills conceptual and operational responsibilities in support of possible UN or OSCE operations.
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: Not eligible
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5
This one-week course is comprised of lectures, syndicate work, and student presentations. Day 1 primarily focuses on creating a baseline understanding of NATO’s crisis management organization and process. Day 2 focuses on main components of the NATO crisis management system. Other course days focus on the roles of other international organizations in crisis management, the NRF concept, crisis response case studies, the legal dimension of crisis management, and syndicate study.
You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules provided by the ACT LMS prior to attending the course.