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Last Date Updated15/Jul/2022 8:55
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineNO LONGER ACTIVE - Finance (FIN)
AreaFinancial (FI)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationListed

Course CodeFIN-FI-31823
Course TitleNATO-ACO Contingency Contracting Course
ETF Course CodeP8-141
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and develop the skills required for a coordinated contracting approach throughout NATO to ensure sufficiently trained and qualified contracting forces for current and future operations.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. FINANCIAL PRINCIPLES AND REGULATIONS IN NATO AND ALLIED OPERATIONS AND MISSIONS (AOM): Given references, the student will be able to identify the financial principles and regulations that impact the execution of contracts within AOM in accordance with Bi-SC 85-1 and Bi-SC 60-70. 2. PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT IN NATO AND WITHIN AN AOM: Given an overview on NATO policy and procedures and roles and responsibilities the student will be able to identify the procurement approach during peacetime and in operations in order to develop a responsive and realistic procurement management strategy in accordance with Bi-SC Dir 60-70. 3. LESSONS IDENTIFIED AND LEARNED FROM IN-THEATRE PROCUREMENT EOM REPORTS AND AUDIT OBSERVATIONS: Given a scenario, the student will be able recommend improvements to the existing processes and plans to improve in-theatre procurement and support end of mission preparation, audit preparation and execution. 4. PROCUREMENT THROUGH NATO AGENCIES TO AOM: The student will be able to describe the capabilities, advantages and disadvantages of using NATO agencies and their role in support of Allied Operations and Missions. 5. PROCUREMENT DECISIONS IN AN AOM RELATED SCENARIO: Given a scenario and with minimum supervision, the student will be able to, as part of a project team, analyse patterns and relationships to develop strategies and plans for making sound AQM decisions in accordance with the Bi-SC Dir 60-70 and best practices discussed in class. 6. FUTURE TRENDS OF OPERATIONS: Given an overview of current and future NATO missions and initiatives, the student will be able to summarize key elements and identify trends that will impact procurement in future operations.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2015
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Training AudienceP: NATO and PfP Nations
ePrime Reference NumberACT.655

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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