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Operations Based on Experience Course

The Operations Based on Experience Course is a one week course that prepares selected One and Two star military officers and Defence Senior Executive Service Band One and Two officers for key appointments. The course is conducted at the Australian Defence College, Weston Campus in the Australian Capital Territory.

The curriculum is delivered primarily at Joint Professional Military Education Level Five. The curriculum includes senior Defence assessment of the international environment covering broad topic areas relating to capability, global operations, ADF Headquarters command and control, regional and international relationships, as well as personnel related matters.

Graduates of the course will gain an understanding of the current strategic and security environment, including the current spectrum of ADF operations and how they support Australia’s Grand Strategy. course participants will gain an appreciation of future challenges for the Defence senior leadership and what role they have in addressing these challenges.