6 Sep - 16 Nov 2017 / Course language: English
PASS is an intense 10-week resident course for junior and mid-level civilian government officials, military and security force service members and government academics who aspire to higher leadership positions and realize a network of trustworthy international partnerships are the foundation of success.
During the 10-week course, students will work together to identify the most significant challenges to international peace and security; ...
... examine how to respond to current threats; understand U.S. and Germany security organizations and decision making; and increase national capacity through security strategy development and budgeting.
Course material will be presented in interactive lectures and reinforced in small seminar sessions. A week-long field study trip to Berlin provides participants a close-up view of Germany’s government and defense institutions.
During the final week of the course, participants will use the concepts learned in a three-day, crisis management capstone exercise.
A five-week English language enhancement course convenes prior to PASS for participants whose English Comprehension Level or American Language Course Placement Test scores fall between 60 and 79 percent.