Exercise Planners’ Training Course was conducted by CMDR COE NDA Mobile Training Team (MTT)
The Exercise Planners' Training Course was conducted by the Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE) National Defense Academy Mobile Training Team (MTT) in conjunction with the SEESIM 14 Main Planning Conference (MPC) in the Croatian Defense Academy in Zagreb from 31 March to 1 April 2014.
The course was designed to enhance the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of NATO and Partners' Exercise Planners. The course was attended by 46 participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Romania, Montenegro, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, USA, Greece, and SEEBRIG.
The participants were familiarized by members of the MTT with NATO and EU approaches in crisis management and disaster response as well the main exercise planning documents and stages. Presentations "Introduction to Exercise Planning Process", "NATO and EU Crisis Management Systems and Mechanisms", "Main Stages in NATO Exercise Planning Process", "Computer Assisted Exercises and Simulations", and "NATO Crisis Management and Operations Planning" was included in the main part of the course.
During the course the participants were divided into three teams and answered various operational planning questions. All of them had the opportunity to take part in various interesting and fruitful team works. Special software was used during the team works. They had to develop some of the elements of the Preliminary Guidance for a NATO Strategic Level Exercise which can be used as a base for future exercises. The previous gained experience and creativity helped the task to be solved on time and with unique deliverables.
The next course for the Training audience of SEESIM 14 exercise will be conducted by the MTT at the end of May 2014.
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