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Report
Mens Agitat Molem
Führungsakademie
der Bundeswehr
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Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr
“Clausewitz”
“Lt Gen Graf
von Baudissin”
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Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr
Highest-level military
training institution
of the Bundeswehr
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Mission
•
Training, advanced and extension training
of German and foreign staff officers
•
Forum for the interaction with
- civilian and military executive personnel
- scientific institutions at home and abroad
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Organisational Structure
Major-General
Lidsba
Commander
Staff
Rear Admiral
Schneider
Brigadier-General
Schreiner
Deputy Commander
Courses
Division
Colonel (GS) Klos
Chief of Staff
Faculty
Division
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Structure of Courses Division
Deputy Commander / Director of Courses
National General/Admiral Staff Officer
Courses
Training Division for the International
General/Admiral Staff Officer Course
European Security Course
Education, Guidance, etc.
Training Division Moduls
Training Divisions
Staff Officer Qualification Course/
Junior Staff Officer Course
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Structure of Faculty Division
Director of Faculty
Faculty Divisions:
Joint and Service Faculties:
Conceptual Development of
Instruction Division
Security Policy and Strategy
Joint Operations
Training Planning Division
Leadership and Organization
Support Centre for
Simulation/Training
Social Sciences
Army
Doctrinal Division
Air Force
Physical Training Division
Navy
13
Medical Service and Health
Sciences
+ approx. 500 external
lecturers per year
106
Military Lecturers
Civilian Lecturers
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Structure of the College Staff
Chief of Staff
G1
Human Resources
HQ Support
S2
Military Security
Library
S3
Org/Infra/Travelagency
Barracks Administration
S4
Logistics
Language Service
Interpreters
S6
C2 Services / IT-Op
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Officers Training Concept
Navy
University
JMed Service
Years of service
Age
Officer Course
Air Force
Officer Course
Army
Service
Assignment
Service or
Special Assignment
University
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19
2
3
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4
5
6
25
7
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17
13
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36
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Staff Officer Training Concept
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
• University degree
• Various assignments
• Operational experience
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Staff Officer Training Concept
STAFF OFFICER QUALIFICATION COURSE
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
SOQC
• University degree
• Various assignments
• Operational experience
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Staff Officer Qualification Course
Phase 2
1. Exam: Written Test
Social Sciences
Service
Specific
Phase
Service
Specific
Syndicates
Nations, Societies, Military
2. , 3. and 4.
Oral Exam
Phase 1
Capability Spectrum (Joint)
Individual Leadership Skills
Joint Syndicates
Qualify officers to fulfill tasks as staff officers in first assignments:
•
in war/stability operations
•
in armed forces routine operations
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Staff Officer Training Concept
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
SOQC
JSOC
• University degree
• Various assignments
85%
• Operational experience
JUNIOR STAFF OFFICER COURSE
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Staff Officer Training Concept
GENERAL / ADMIRAL STAFF OFFICER COURSE, 2 Years
15%
2 Years Course
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
• University degree
• Various assignments
SOQC
JSOC
85%
• Operational experience
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2 Years Course
Nations,
Society,
Military
Individual
Leadership
Skills
Structures
And
Capabilities
Joint /
Combined
Operations
tactical, operational, strategical
Service Specific
Joint Syndicates
To enable officers to fulfill tasks
•
at strategic, operational and tactical level
•
throughout the entire range of tasks of armed forces
„Credit Points
Master“
•
in a national and international environment
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Participants 2 Years Couse
Belgium
United Kingdom
Austria
United States
Denmark
Germany
Hungary
Czech Republic
Estonia
Switzerland
Turkey
Finland
Spain
France
Greece
Slovenia
Italy
Slovakia
Portugal
Bulgaria
Canada
Sweden
Latvia
Norway
Poland
Netherlands
Lithuania
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Training Highlights 2 Years Course
22 0 10 08
Europe
Strategic Analysis
Studies
USA
Exercises
Study Trips
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Strategic Analysis
Open Discussion with top-level leaders of the Bundeswehr
critical, unprejudiced, independent
Topic 2013
“Training”
Topic 2012
“The well-educated Soldier –
Who benefits”
Topic 2011
„COUNTER-INSURGENCY“
Topic 2010
„Knowledge Management“
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Combined Joint European Exercise
ISSMI - Rome
ESFAS - Madrid
FüAkBw - Hamburg
EdG - Paris
JSCSC - Shrivenham
 “COMBINED DESTINY”
 EU – Stabilization Operation
 ficticious scenario
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Media Competence Training
Media Competence
Media Campaign Planning
Crisis Communication
Society and Media
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Study Trips
Trip Europe-Wide
Visit of political institutions and
military facilities at strategic,
operational and tactical level
Trip to the USA
Visit of institutions of political,
military and cultural importance
Photo by Aaron Logan
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Staff Officer Training Concept
2 Years Course
15%
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
• University degree
• Various assignments
SOQC
JSOC
85%
• Operational experience
5%
1 Year
Course
GENERAL / ADMIRAL STAFF OFFICER COURSE, 1 Year
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1 Year Course
Nations,
Society,
Military
Individual
Leadership
Skills
Structures
And
Capabilities
Joint /
Combined
Operations
tactical, operational
Service Specific Syndicates
To prepare officers for tasks as General/Admiral Staff Officers
•
throughout the entire range of tasks of armed forces
•
in a multinational environment
To enhance the relation towards the Federal Republic of Germany
•
by network-building
•
and the use of multiplier effect
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GASOC (1 year) Participants
Nigeria
Philipines
Algeria
Armenia
Indonesia
Slovakia
Egypt
Argentina
Albania
Mali
Macedonia
Moldova
Bangladesh
Russia
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Qatar
More than 2.200 students
from over 118 nations
Brazil
since 1962
Chile
Germany
Burkina Faso
El Salvador
China
Vietnam
Georgia
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Belarus
Mexico
Pakistan
Switzerland
Senegal
Serbia
Kenya
Republic of Korea
Thailand
Singapore
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Croatia
Afghanistan
Mongolia
Venezuela
United Arab
Emirates
Uruguay
Tunisia
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Foreign Officer Training
Support Fellowship
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Staff Officer Training Concept
15%
2 Years Course
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
• University degree
• Various assignments
SOQC
JSOC
85%
• Operational experience
5%
1 Year
Course
EUSEC
EUROPEAN SECURITY
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European Security Course
Obj.
Time
The student
• knows the fundamentals of the European and
transatlantic security architecture
• understands its essential historical and social
dimensions and knows the tasks, the structure
and the organization of NATO and the EU
Duration: 4 weeks
Number of courses per year: 1
Run
Maximum number of students per course run: 50
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Staff Officer Training Concept
15%
2 Years Course
Career Officers
(all military
organisational areas)
with:
100%
• University degree
• Various assignments
SOQC
JSOC
RANGE OF MODULES
„Lifelong Learning“
85%
• Operational experience
5%
1 Year
Course
EUSEC
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Modules
Obj.
Preparation to fulfill tasks
•
in their current and future assignments
Offering
•
flexible content
•
short modules
•
modules meeting individual interests
•
in order to develop further qualifications
Time
Duration: 1 – 3 weeks
Number of types of modules: 68
Number of passes per year: 109
Run
Maximum number of students per module run: 20
Plan
„Credit Points“
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Types of Modules 2013
Nations,
Societies
and the Military
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Modules
15 Modules
Capabilities
and Structures
of Armed Forces
3 Modules
Individual
Leadership and Management
Competence
14 Modules
Bundeswehr
Routine Operations
11 Modules
109 passes in 2013
Command/Control
and Employment
of Armed Forces
25 Modules
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United Nations Staff Officers Course
+ national & international staff officers,
+ civil servants as well as civilian employees of the department of the Federal Minister of Defense and
+ other departments which are involved in operations abroad on a cross-sectional basis
+ Peace Support/Peace-Keeping Operations
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International Higher Command Seminar
German Capstone Course (GCC)
2012
2012
GCC :
- visits to selected federal ministeries in Berlin,
- visit to the EU and NATO in Brussels
- visit to the German Embassy in Vienna,
- visit to Moscow and New Delhi
- visits to selected federal ministries in Berlin,
- Washington with visits to e.g. Department of
- visit to the EU and NATO in Brussels
State, Capitol, Pentagon and National Defense
- visit to SHAPE in Mons,
University
- visit to the United States including visits to the UN
and the Pentagon.
- Planned visits 2013:
CHINA, INDIA, PAKISTAN, SINGAPORE
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Challenges of the 21st century
Piracy
Climate
change
Education
Poverty
Migration
Cyber
Failed/
Failing
States
Energy
Competition
Technology
Water
Globalization
?
Demography
Religious
Fundamentalism
?
Resources
Desertification
Terrorism
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Main Emphasis
SECURITY POLITICS
FUTURE WARS
STRATEGIC
COMMUNICATION
...
PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT
CYBERWAR
COIN
NETWORKED SECURITY
MISSIONS
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The Interagency Approach
Department
of Interior
NGOs
Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development
Federal
Foreign Office
Bundeswehr Education
Management Centre
Federal Academy
for Security
Politics
and others ...
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Strategic Community
Strategic
Dialogue
Hamburg
Discourse
DialoguePlatform
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Guest Lectures and Panel Discussions
Svein Efjestad
DirGen
Department of
Security Policy
Norway
Gen Khalid Shameen
Wynne, Ni (M)
ChoD Pakistan
Wolfgang Ischinger
German
Ambassador
Gerhard Schröder
German Chancellor ret.
Col (GS) Serschantow
General Staff Academy
Russia
Dr. Anthony H.
Cordesmann
Center for Strategic &
International Studies
Dr. Artis Pabriks
Minister of Defence
Latvia
Gen Thierry
Cambournac
General Inspector
French Armed
Forces 37
Visits
Delegation of the
Royal Jordanian
Defence College
LtGen Jurij Tutschkow
Commandant General
Staff Academy Russia
Delegation China under
lead of Deputy ChoD
Delegation of the General Staff College
Royal Thai Army accompanied by the
Crown Prince of Thailand
Delegation of the
Nigerian General/Admiral
Staff Officer Course
Delegation of the National
Defence University
Pakistan
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Reorientation of
Instruction
- excerpt -
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Reorientation of Instruction
Course Architecture
Leadership Skills
• in-depth study of fundamentals (from SOBC)
• strategy and strategy development
Employment of Armed Forces
• joint
• comprehensive
• complementary focus on fundamentals of primary staff
functions where necessary
• joint exercises
Practice Orientation
Policy and Strategy
Method Orientation
• in-depth study of fundamentals (from SOBC)
• constructive crisis management
(Areas of Competence)
Society and Armed Forces
Modular Consolidation
• leadership skills at staff officer level
• in-depth study of national/international staff work
• planning competence
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Reorganisation of the Training Concept
GASOC
(2 years)
Servicespecific
training
SOQC
(10-15 days)
Further/advanced
training modules
(voluntary)
JSOC
GASOC
(1 year)
Present:
Future:
Servicespecific
training
Servicespecific
training
SOBC*
will be abandoned
will be changed
unchanged
new/changed * Staff Officer Basic Course
not decided yet
GASOC
Mandatory
modules
Mandatory
module
MAJ/LTC
COL
Modules
advanced/continuing training (concentration)
GASOC
(1 year)
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Kindergarten at the Akademie
Children of course
participants and the
surrounding area in
Blankenese
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Permanent Staff
76
( )
Civilian Personnel
*
179
Officers
69
Rank and File
70
NCO
Total: 394
(students excluded)
*
( ) 30 civil servants und 46 employees
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Staff Officer Qualification Course
Obj.
Time
Qualify officers to fulfill tasks as staff officers
in first assignments:
•
in war/stability operations
•
in armed forces routine operations
Duration: 47 training days
Number of courses per year: 3
Run
Maximum number of students per course run: 200
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Junior Staff Officer Course
Obj.
Time
Qualify officers to fulfill tasks as staff officers
in operations and in routine operations
•
at command authorities
•
at national headquarters at the tactical level
of command
•
in agencies
Duration: 15 training days
Number of courses per year: 3
Run
Maximum number of students per course run: 120
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2 Years Course
Obj.
Time
Preparation to fulfill tasks
•
at strategic, operational and tactical level
•
throughout the entire range of tasks of
armed forces
•
in the national and international environment
Duration: 2 years
Number of courses per year: 1
Run
Maximum number of students per course run: 120
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Fundamental Concept
Developments of Society
Fundamental structures and Problems
of International Relations
Leadership and Management Competence
Strategic Concept
Analysis of the Future and
Resulting Strategic Approaches
Capabilities and Structures of Armed Forces
Strategic Level of
the Armed Forces
Operational Level
Tactical Level of
the Armed Forces
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General/Admiral
Staff Officer Course, 1 Year
Obj.
Time
The foreign student
•
knows the tasks, the structure and
the organization of the Bundeswehr
•
knows the German doctrine
•
knows the foreign and security policy
of the Federal Republic of Germany
•
is prepared for assignments in an integrated
environment
Duration: 10 months
„Trips“
Number of courses
per year: 1
Run
Maximum number of
students per course run: 80
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GASOC, 1 Year
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Balance - 2012
„Mens agitat molem“
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Number of courses
112
Number of passes
2807 German students
193
International students
41
Nations
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Reorientation of Instruction
NGASOC Rough Planning – New Content
- Command and Control/Management Methods
strategic methods, strategy development,
future development analysis, …
- Strategic Communication
- German Foreign and Defence Policy
development/economic policy,
inter-ministerial concept development
- Strategic and Operational Thinking
war and causes and origins of war, comparative
assessment of strategies
- Defence and Armaments Policy
- Personnel Development
- Procurement/Armament/Utilisation
- Planning/Control/Processes/Budget
- Conception
- Operational Law
- Interagency exercise
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Reorientation of Instruction
Modular Advanced and Continuing Training
Individual Leadership Competence
Areas of Competence
Strategic Discourse
Reservist Training
- courses offered to officers/staff officers who have passed the SOBC
- certification in accordance with legal provisions regarding vocational
training
- conversion of modules of continuing education into mandatory
modules
- mandatory modules after Staff Officer Basic Course (SOBC)
- new mandatory OF-5 module
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NGASOC – Rough Planning
- Core Elements -
Core elements of NGASOC further development:
•
new or adapted course content
•
practice orientation as a result of the methods applied
•
focus on areas of competence
•
new approach to the study phase (working title “strategic analyses”)
•
service-specific instruction not represented anymore
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Method Orientation
- confident application of procedures and methods
- use of methods as a prerequisite for practice orientation:
teaching of facts with the application of methods by course participants.
…
COPD
PMESII
Targeting
SWOT-analysis
Case Study
Simultaneous
Engineering
ABC Analysis
Risk Analysis/Management
Synchronisation Matrix
Analysis of Core Competencies
Analysis of Interdependencies
“Decision Tree” Technique
Wargaming
CD&E
Operations Research
Controlling
Knowledge Development
Estimate of the Situation
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Reorganisation of Instruction
Summary
Future:
NGASOC
(12 months)
Servicespecific
training
SOBC*
Mandatory
modules
Mandatory
module
MAJ/LTC
(max. 10 days)
COL
(max. 20 days)
(approx. 47 days)
Modules
advanced/continuing training (concentration)
(max. 40 days
at FüAkBw)
IGASOC
(12 months)
*Staff Officer Basic Course
NGASOC Course Architecture
Strategic
Level
Operational
Level
Policy/Operations
Strategy
Concept/Planning
Command & Control of Armed Forces
Personnel
Law
Budget/Controlling
Armament/Equipment/IT
Infrastructure/
Environmental Protection
Component Command
Operational Planning
Multinationality
NATO/EU
Joint EX
CJEX
Areas of Competence
Specialisation
Strat. Analysis*
Specialty
Level
* New concept of study phase
Basic Knowledge
Enhancement
Practice
approx. 32 weeks
Basic Knowledge
Enhancement
Practice
approx. 26 weeks
Basic Knowledge
Enhancement
approx. 8 weeks
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Reorientation of Instruction
Senior Command and Control Module (SCCM)
Senior Command and Control Module (SCCM):
-
mandatory module prior to first OF-5 assignment
-
joint approach
-
maximum of four training weeks
-
thematic focus:
• policy and strategy
• conception/planning
• individual leadership competence
• action-orientation through application of methods
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