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NATO NCO Intermediate Leadership in a Multinational Environment

Conducted by NCOPD


To develop OR6/OR7 leadership skills within a NATO multinational environment.


Duration: 2 Weeks
Course Structure: Resident (2)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises & Evaluation
Area: MW - NATO Military Workforce
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Advance
ePrime No.: ACT.353
ETOC Code: ETE-MW-3567

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M1-82-A-24 22 Jan 24 - 02 Feb 24 Contact POC
M1-82-B-24 15 - 26 Apr 24 Contact POC
M1-82-C-24 24 Jun 24 - 05 Jul 24 Contact POC
M1-82-D-24 12 - 23 Aug 24 Contact POC
M1-82-E-24 21 Oct 24 - 01 Nov 24 Contact POC

If you wish to join a resident course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

ADL courses can be accessed without the need for enrolment but students are required to register through the JADL portal using a military/government email address otherwise they will not be accepted.

Learning Objectives

Define NATO: Given references, students will describe NATO organization and structure in accordance with NATO Handbook Ed. 2006.

Leadership in the International Environment: Given references, students will describe the tools, programs, and resources to most effectively perform his/her duties.

Communicate as a Senior NCO: Given references, students will demonstrate the ability to clearly communicate information in accordance with established NATO guidance

International Ethics in NATO: Given references, students will explain the significance of cultural diversity its impact in the international environment.

Current Issues: Given references, students will explain the current issues facing NATO and its partners.

Course Participants

NATO/partner military personnel at the OR 6 – OR 7 levels or civilian equivalent.

Language Proficiency: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-6 thru OR-7
Officer: Not eligible


A two week residential course comprised of behaviour modelling, interactive lectures, problem-based learning (small group – syndicate work), role play, and simulation (practical exercises/gaming).

A working knowledge of the NATO NCO Bi-SC Strategy & Guidelines (Reference C) is required.

Assessment methodology is summative throughout the course.

Further Information

The Advanced Leadership Course is designed for students in the ranks of OR8 and OR9, to develop their leadership skills to be applied within NATO's multinational environment.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules prior to attending the course. Furthermore, please check the NSO eLearning Platform for pre-readings and briefing linked to the course.

ADL Modules

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Pre-Readings and Briefings

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