COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH SPECIALIST SUPPORT (COMPASS) COURSE
The aim of this course is to familiarize nationally appointed COMPASS personnel with the (Civil-) Military dimension.
COMPASS personnel are national experts in political, reconstruction & stabilization and media areas. NATO nations contribute with this expertise to the NATO Strategic, Joint Force and Component Command (= Theatre) level on a case by case basis in order for NATO to fulfill the given tasks. The course consists of an Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) part and a residential part (conducted at CCOE).
Subjects of the Course
NATO vision on Comprehensive Approach
Introduction to Civil Military Cooperation / Civil Military Interaction
Interpretation of the Comprehensive Operational Planning and civil expertise in military planning
Introduction to the (Civil-) Military Dimension and the military perception of stabilization and reconstruction
Introduction to NATO Assessment following Staff Procedures and supporting the staff’s synchronisation process
Exchange of experience in the field and application to practical skills
Language proficiency: Students must have the following standards of proficiency in English (as described in STANAG 6001):
listening – good/3
speaking – good/3
reading – good/3
writing – good/3
The course is open for appointed COMPASS personnel and equivalent personnel from NLD, POL and SVN
The ADL part is mandatory and needs to be successfully completed by the students before taking the residential part
Details about the ADL account will be forwarded after registration to the course
The COMPASS COURSE will be conducted in 2 iterations per year. The duration is 1 week.
Students from Sponsoring Nations: 290.00 Euro
Students from Non-Sponsoring Nations: 390.00 Euro