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NATO NCO Advanced Leadership Course

Conducted by NCOPD


The aim of this course is to develop students to apply advanced leadership skills within NATO's multinational environment.


Duration: 2 Weeks
Course Structure: Resident (2)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: IT - Education and Individual Training
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Apply
ePrime No.: ACT.245
ETOC Code: ETE-IT-3631

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M1-95-C-19 17 - 28 Jun 19
M1-95-D-19 11 - 22 Nov 19 Contact POC

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Learning Objectives

Describe the NATO organisation and current operations: Given references the student will describe NATO organization and recent operational experiences.

Demonstrate leadership in an international environment: Given a scenario, students will apply the DISC framework in accordance with DISC manuals.

Comprehend the International Ethics and Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC): Given references, the student will explain the myriad of leadership challenges and ethical dilemmas in NATO as they relate to a multiracial, multicultural, and multigender force.

Comprehend current issues: Given references, student will explain the NATO Bi-SC Directive governing NCO development with NATO in accordance with NATO NCO Bi SC strategy.

Course Participants

The target audience will comprise NATO/partner military personnel at the OR 8 – OR 9 level or civilian equivalent. Priority should go to CDs at the NSO.

Language Proficiency: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-8 thru OR-9
Officer: Not eligible


This two-week course is comprised of interactive plenary lectures, followed by brief, moderated Q&A sessions alternating with facilitated work in small syndicates, followed by back briefs to plenary. Case studies complete the subject matter. A guest speaker provides top-level perspectives in closing the course. Each student must successfully achieve all enabling objectives in order to pass this course.

Further Information

This is a two week course and restricted to OR-8 and 9


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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