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Last Date Updated05/Jun/2023 10:00
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineEducation, Training, Exercises & Evaluation (ETE)
AreaNATO Concept Development (CD)
Depth of knowledge Level100 - Basic
NATO Course CertificationListed

Course CodeETE-CD-16741
Course TitleIntroduction to Concept Development & Experimentation
ETF Course CodeADL201
Delivery MethodVirtual Classroom Training (VCT)
Course DescriptionThis course will introduce you to NATO CD&E and how it can assist organizations, programs, and projects in their tasks to innovate and develop future capabilities. Additionally, this course provides important knowledge required for attendance at the CD&E (residential) course and practicum conducted by the NATO School in Oberammergau. Successful completion of this online course is a prerequisite for attendance for this NSO course.

Aim of the CourseProvide basic knowledge (level 100) to impart familiarity with theoretical knowledge and documentation required to participate in a NATO Concept Development & Experimentation (CD&E) Project. This course is also a prerequisite for the 300-level residential course.
Performance Objectives
No.Performance Objective (Performance Statement)Task Performance Statement (TRA)
1 Explain CD&E as a tool for NATO transformation Identify the phases of the NATO Concept Development method in order to develop NATO concepts Explain the added value of Experimentation Recognize management activities within CD&E projects

Pass/Fail criteriaNone
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Active CourseYes
Course Active from21/May/2021
Course Deactivated on09/Dec/2025

Security ClearanceN: NONE
Training AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved

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