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NATO Senior Reserve Officers Course

Conducted by COSEC


The aim of this course is to prepare senior reserve officers for employment in support of NATO operation or for appointments at a higher headquarters of the Alliance.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Disciplin: 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-18 10 - 14 Sep 18 9

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

Comprehend the NATO Operational Planning Process: Given references, the student will explain the NATO operational planning process according to Bi-SC Guidelines for Operational Planning (GOP).

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

Understand NATOs Current and Future Security Environment: Given references, the student will summarize NATOs current and future security environment.

Understand the New Strategic Concept - NATO Enlargement and Partner Relationships: Given references, the student will summarize the current NATO strategic concept with a specific focus on Partner relashionships.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-4 through OF-7) who are assigned to the NATO command and force structures or national positions that involve the employment of senior reserve officer in support of NATO.

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.


This course contains pre-learning sessions available as ADL Modules through the ACT LMS.

ADL Modules

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