IFESO courses are listed below. You can apply for any course using the application form. 

Crisis Planning for Master International Relations, Defense and Security (5 to 8 December 2022)

The French Institute For Strategic And Operational Education (IFESO) offers training on dealing with international crises from the perspective of the military. It is about understanding how the military, faced with an international crisis, define a strategy then write a campaign plan. This course will allow you to master the essential elements (vocabulary, methods, key concepts, etc.) in order to facilitate your future relations with the military institution.

This internship, lasting 4 days, includes courses, tutorials and corrected practical exercises. It takes place remotely on our distance learning platform.

Price: 140€

To register send us an email to: courseadmin@ifeso.org

Crisis Planning for Master International Relations, Defense and Security (9 to 12 January 2023)

The French Institute For Strategic And Operational Education (IFESO) offers training on dealing with international crises from the perspective of the military. It is about understanding how the military, faced with an international crisis, define a strategy then write a campaign plan. This course will allow you to master the essential elements (vocabulary, methods, key concepts, etc.) in order to facilitate your future relations with the military institution.

This internship, lasting 4 days, includes courses, tutorials and corrected practical exercises. It takes place remotely on our distance learning platform.

Price: 140€

To register send us an email to: courseadmin@ifeso.org

NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course from 06 to 17 March 2023 at Air Ops Centre of Excellence (LYON, FR)

NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course

Aim :

Prepare students to contribute as an operational-level planner to NATO’s operations planning process, using the principles of Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD)

 

Details :

 
Duration:  2 weeks
Course structure: CASPOA – Lyon (France)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO unclassified
Area: Operational Planning
Depth of Knowledge: 300 – Advance
e-ITEP No: JPL – OP – 36813

Course iterations :

Code Course Dates
16 777 6 to 17 March 2023

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamentals of joint operations in a comprehensive approach, and the contribution of major functions in accordance with MC 133/4
  • Perform the analysis to support the operational level appreciation of the crisis and operational advice on MROs (COPD Phase 1 – 2).
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate Phase 3A-Mission analysis.
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate phase 3B-COA development.
  • Develop an Operational Plan (OPLAN) for execution and transition (COPD Phase 4 – 6).

Course Participants :

Military officers (OF2 – OF5) or civilian equivalent.

 

Methodology :

Under the leadership of the lead facilitator and supported by a group of functional area subject matter experts, this dynamic two-week course simulates a joint operational-level planning group.  The curriculum is comprised of preliminary e-Learning course, multiple short lectures, followed by practical exercises in syndicates (25% – 75%). A senior mentor who performs the role of a joint commander receives formal briefs and challenges students production.

 

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NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course from 11 to 17 April 2023 at Air Ops Centre of Excellence (LYON, FR)

NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course

Aim :

Prepare students to contribute as an operational-level planner to NATO’s operations planning process, using the principles of Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD)

 

Details :

 
Duration:  2 weeks
Course structure: CASPOA – Lyon (France)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO unclassified
Area: Operational Planning
Depth of Knowledge: 300 – Advance
e-ITEP No: JPL – OP – 36813

Course iterations :

Code Course Dates
16 777 11 to 21 April 2023

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamentals of joint operations in a comprehensive approach, and the contribution of major functions in accordance with MC 133/4
  • Perform the analysis to support the operational level appreciation of the crisis and operational advice on MROs (COPD Phase 1 – 2).
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate Phase 3A-Mission analysis.
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate phase 3B-COA development.
  • Develop an Operational Plan (OPLAN) for execution and transition (COPD Phase 4 – 6).

Course Participants :

Military officers (OF2 – OF5) or civilian equivalent.

 

Methodology :

Under the leadership of the lead facilitator and supported by a group of functional area subject matter experts, this dynamic two-week course simulates a joint operational-level planning group.  The curriculum is comprised of preliminary e-Learning course, multiple short lectures, followed by practical exercises in syndicates (25% – 75%). A senior mentor who performs the role of a joint commander receives formal briefs and challenges students production.

 

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Sahelian Strategic Knowledge

NATO COPC AT CASPOA during WEEK 46 and 47 / 2022

NATO Comprehensive Operations Planning Course

Aim :

Prepare students to contribute as an operational-level planner to NATO’s operations planning process, using the principles of Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD)

 

Details :

 
Duration:  2 weeks
Course structure: CASPOA – Lyon (France)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO unclassified
Area: Operational Planning
Depth of Knowledge: 300 – Advance
e-ITEP No: JPL – OP – 36813

Course iterations :

Code Course Dates
16 777 14 Nov – 25 Nov 22

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamentals of joint operations in a comprehensive approach, and the contribution of major functions in accordance with MC 133/4
  • Perform the analysis to support the operational level appreciation of the crisis and operational advice on MROs (COPD Phase 1 – 2).
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate Phase 3A-Mission analysis.
  • Apply COPD process during operational estimate phase 3B-COA development.
  • Develop an Operational Plan (OPLAN) for execution and transition (COPD Phase 4 – 6).

Course Participants :

Military officers (OF2 – OF5) or civilian equivalent.

 

Methodology :

Under the leadership of the lead facilitator and supported by a group of functional area subject matter experts, this dynamic two-week course simulates a joint operational-level planning group.  The curriculum is comprised of preliminary e-Learning course, multiple short lectures, followed by practical exercises in syndicates (25% – 75%). A senior mentor who performs the role of a joint commander receives formal briefs and challenges students production.

 

EU courses : EUPPMC (17-21 October 2022) & EU OPC (24-28 October 2022)

Crisis Planning for Master International Relations, Defense and Security (2 to 5 November 2022)

The French Institute For Strategic And Operational Education (IFESO) offers training on dealing with international crises from the perspective of the military. It is about understanding how the military, faced with an international crisis, define a strategy then write a campaign plan. This course will allow you to master the essential elements (vocabulary, methods, key concepts, etc.) in order to facilitate your future relations with the military institution.

This internship, lasting 4 days, includes courses, tutorials and corrected practical exercises. It takes place remotely on our distance learning platform.

Price: 140€

To register send us an email to: courseadmin@ifeso.org