STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING FOR CRISIS RESPONSE OPERATIONS HYBRID (FACE-TO-FACE AND ON-LINE) COURSE - (NATO APPROVED; NATO ETOC CODE: ETE-CM-41879)Date: (20-11-2023)
Location: CMDR COE
Duration: 5 days
Classification: NATO UNCLASSIFIED (Releasable to Partners)
Depth of knowledge: Level 300
The CMDR COE NATO APPROVED Strategic Decision Making for Crisis Response Operations (SDMCRO) Course will take place on 20 - 24 November 2023. The course will be conducted in hybird mode (face-to-face and on-line ) - at CMDR COE premises, 34A Totleben Blvd, Sofia, Bulgaria, and virtually using WebEx platform.
The course comprises theorethical lessons and is supported by practical tasks. The content will be delivered in the Cisco′s WebEx Teams environment which replicates a normal classrooms with all necessary facilities and residentially in the CMDR COE premises.
To provide participants with extensive knowledge on NATO Crisis Response on the politico-strategic level within a framework of a Comprehensive Approach to security.
Military officers (OF-3 and higher) and/or civil equivalent assigned to NATO HQs and agencies; NATO Ally and Partner nations′ Ministry of Defence and subordinated HQs; Ministry of Interior, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dealing with crisis management at a politico-strategic level.
- Support the development of strategic assessment within the context of NATO′s contribution to a Comprehensive Approach (CA);
- Assess key issues, factors, and actors influencing crisis management;
- Identify cooperation opportunities with relevant international stakeholders within the engagement space with the aim of supporting strategic assessment within NATO Crisis Response Planning;
- Assist in SACEUR′s strategic military advice development by performing drafting of strategic assessment, while applying the Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD).
NATO Crisis Management Fundamental Knowledge
The command of English language should be at a professional level, according to the criteria stated in STANAG 6001- 3-2-3-2 or B2+/C1 in CEFRL.
Participants are expected to attend all course activities as the intense programme does not allow for absences during the course. Certificate for successful completion shall not be awarded in case absences are recorded.
Mandatory on-line registration should be completed as soon as possible, but no later than 20 Sep 2023. The required minimum for course conduct is 10 participants, and the maximum – 20.
The course fee is € 300. Enrolled learners / their organisations are to cover the course fee latest one week before course start. The fee can be payed online (a payment link will be provided) or via bank transfer (further details will be provided). In case of no show past the cancellation deadline (two weeks in advance of course start), the course fee is non-reimbursable.
No fees will be charged to military personnel, governmental employees and governmental educational institutions from Sponsoring Nations (Greece, Hungary. Poland and Romania) and the Framework nation (Bulgaria).
Cancellation of participation is only possible with a 3-week notice prior to the start date of the course. The entire course fee is due past the afore-mentioned period.
- Course DIR:
COL Desislav Zmeev, Capabilities Branch Chief, e-mail: email@example.com
Office telephone number: +359 2 92 24 705
- Course OPR:
LTC Svetlin Ivanov, Planning and Projects Expert, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office telephone number: +359 2 92 24 758