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NATO Senior Reserve Officers Course

Conducted by COSEC


The aim of this course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of the contemporary strategic environment the Alliance operates in, including the various roles, missions, and doctrines of Reserve Forces throughout the Alliance.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: IT - Education and Individual Training
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: ACT.313
ETOC Code: ETE-IT-21372

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M5-76-A-19 09 - 13 Sep 19 11

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

Learning Objectives

Understand the NATO Command and Operational Structure/Ongoing Operations: Given references, the student will understand the NATO command structure and its relationship to the conduct and support of operations, including NATO crisis response system.

Understand the Contemporary and Future Security Environment: Given references, the student will understand the global contemporary and future security environment.

Understand the Strategic Concept, NATO Enlargement, Partnerships and Reserve Forces/NRFC Relevence: Given references, the student will summarize the current NATO strategic concept with a specific focus on Partner relationships.

Course Participants

Reserve and Active/Regular military officers and civilian equivalents responsible for implementing or developing reserve policy, strategy, and/or doctrine or who are assigned to a NATO command.

Civilian: Equivalent to military rank

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: Not eligible
Officer: OF-4 thru OF-7


This is a five-day course. The course is comprised of formal lectures, followed by brief, moderated question-and-answer sessions.


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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