Operational Capabilities Concept Database Training OCC E&F DBT

1. Concept and Purpose of DBT

1. To assist partner nations in preparation for OCC E&F Evaluations through the effective use of the OCC E&F Database Tool. The training is designed to ensure that NATO and partners employ the same provisions and tools for the evaluation of military interoperability and capabilities. Training is conducted in two study groups (1 for database managers, 2 for evaluation planners and leaders).

2. To train evaluators who will act as evaluation director, deputy director or team leader; how to plan, prepare and lead OCC E&F evaluations and how to use the OCC E&F Database Tool in order to enable best evaluation preparation.

3. To train evaluators who will act as database managers; how to prepare, manage and utilise an OCC E&F database and evaluation network by using the latest version of the OCC E&F Database Tool.

2. Learning objectives

The participants will upon completion of the course:
Study group 1 (database managers):

  • Define the structure and different user roles of the OCC E&F Database Tool.
  • Prepare an OCC E&F database and network for evaluation.
  • Describe OCC E&F evaluation planning requirements including: preparations, procedures, timeline, documents, personnel and equipment.
  • Identify OCC development in general and OCC E&F Database Tool in particular.

Study group 2 (evaluation planners and leaders):

  • Describe OCC E&F evaluation planning requirements including: preparations, procedures, timeline, documents, personnel and equipment.
  • Use OCC E&F evaluation planning tools and structure of the OCC E&F Database Tool.
  • Act as an evaluation team leader including evaluation planning and conduct.
  • Act as an evaluation director/deputy director including evaluation planning, conduct and reporting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to assist National and NATO evaluation preparation and conduct.

3. Student Criteria

Participants should be involved in NATO and/or national exercises and/or evaluation planning and implementation.
Prerequisites:

  • SHAPE Evaluator Training Course graduate.
  • Experience in using the OCC E&F Database Tool as an evaluator.
  • CREVAL Course graduate (Level 2 Syndicate).
  • Language proficiency: (Level 3) English in accordance with NATO STANAG 6001: Listening, Good (3); Speaking, Fair (2); Reading, Good (3); Writing, Fair (2). The evaluation of the language skill of the individual student is up to the sending nation.

4. Course Dates

Course is not availbale in 2018