Military Training Cooperation Program - Course

The following is a sample of courses provided under the Military Training and Cooperation Program.

Language Training

Language Teacher Trainer Course (LTTC)

The LTTC trains prospective language teachers at military institutions in the communicative approach to English language teaching through exercises and role-plays that simulate real-life situations. The Course contributes to the development of an English language teaching capability in the participant’s home nations.

Staff Officer Training

Army Operations Course (AOC)

The AOC prepares junior army officers for staff duties in a tactical headquarters at the unit and formation level within the contemporary operating environment and throughout the full spectrum of operations. It comprises three phases: a pre-AOC; a supervised AOC tutorial via distance; and, AOC residency training.

Canadian Security Studies Program (CSSP)

The CSSP improves candidates’ ability to identify and analyze the national security issues facing Canada, using a four-tiered approach that covers: (1) the concept of national security; (2) the geo-strategic approach to national security; (3) issues related to Canada’s national security; and, (4) Canadian strategic assessment and development of Canadian national security policy.

Professional Development Training

Defence Resource Management Course (DRMC)

The DRMC teaches the core economic and management concepts utilized in Western national defence headquarters. Employing a building block approach, it illustrates the integrated and corporate nature of defence management at the strategic level. The course is organized around four, inter-related themes: (1) managing defence resources; (2) recruiting military forces and force development; (3) preparing and employing military forces; (4) defence procurement.

Ethics in the Military Profession Workshop & Symposium

This workshop and symposium provide the background knowledge required to examine moral philosophy and ethical theories, and to apply it to ethical decision-making. Teleological, deontological, and aretaic approaches to ethics and morality are presented and discussed. Values such as integrity, honesty and courage are emphasized.

Gender, Peace & Security (GPS) Workshop & Symposium

The GPS workshop and symposium provide an overview of the expanding participation of women in military organizations and the imperatives for this shift, including national security and human rights agendas and international commitments to women, peace, and security. It explores the theoretical and conceptual frameworks that contribute to understanding how military organizations have negotiated and implemented this change, the role of today’s military leaders in facilitating an inclusive culture, and the operational effectiveness of mixed gender teams.

Peace Support Operations Training

United Nations Logistics Officer Course (UNLOC)

The UNLOC prepares participants to serve as logistics planning officers in a UN or other contemporary peace operation or in a national planning staff. It is targeted to military and/or police personnel with experience in logistics.

United Nations Staff Officer Course (UNSOC)

The UNSOC prepares participants for deployment as UN military staff officers within an operation or mission area headquarters. It includes all UN pre-requisite training material: Core Pre-Deployment Training Materials (CPTMs); Specialized Training Material for military staff officers of the UN (UNSO STM); and, identified additional material.

United Nations Military Expert on Mission (UNMEM)

The UNMEM is UN Certified and a pre-requisite for deployment for personnel on UN missions around the globe, categorized as UN Military Observers (UNMO), Military Liaison Officers (MLO) or UN Military Advisors (MILAD). It trains participants to perform the duties of a UNMEM within a multi-dimensional peacekeeping force. It includes units on: UNMEM core roles; UNMEM routine operations; the UN environment; and, force protection measures and survival strategies.

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