CMDR COE will conduct Crisis Response Operations Planners Professional Development Course
Crisis management is one of the fundamental security tasks of the Alliance along with collective defense and cooperative security. Depending on the nature of the crisis, different types of crisis management operations may be required. The good operations planning process understanding is essential for all NATO Planners. In line with this, Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE) developed and will run pilot Crisis Response Operations Planners Professional Development Course from 26th to 28th November 2014. The course will be held in English at Shipka hotel, Sofia, Bulgaria.
The aim of the course is acquiring new knowledge on NATO Operations Planning Process, as well as theoretical cognition for the functioning of NATO Crisis Management Process and NATO Crisis Response System. The course includes up-to-date lectures from CMDR COE experts and relevant guided discussions. Also course program offers topics for consideration related to the main operations planning documents and tools.
The course is accessible for NATO and Partner nations. Target audience: Military officers (OF-3/5) and civil equivalent experts from state agencies, regional and municipal administration with BD or MD, related to the crisis and emergency management.
As this is a pilot course we will not charge a course fee. Other costs (travel, accommodation, meals) are at the expense of the students. The course will not take place with fewer than 10 participants. The maximum number of participants could be 30.
Registration is now open to 17 November.
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