NATO Certified Courses

Operational Level Energy Security Course

(22-26 March 2021)

The aim of the course is to apply energy security factors relevant to NATO by introducing fundamental concepts and analysing energy security developments in the current geopolitical situation and their potential impact on alliance security and military operations at the operational level.

The course consists of ADL, individual preparation, lectures, seminars, reading tasks, presentations and group work. The lectures will be delivered in cooperation with the specialists’ network from NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence.

The main topics of the course are NATO’s role in energy security, NATO ENSEC COE: introduction and activities, military aspects of energy security, geopolitics of energy security, power production and distribution in the Baltic states, energy conflicts, hybrid warfare and energy security, critical energy infrastructure protection (CEIP), energy infrastructure in the maritime domain, intersection of cybersecurity and critical energy infrastructure (CEI), energy efficiency in military operations, energy behaviour changes with military application.

Strategic Communications Course

(22-26 March 2021)

The aim of the course is to educate planners in order for them to ensure StratCom integration and execution occurs at all levels within their headquarters.

The course consists of Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) or an online course, lectures, seminars and group work and involves students’ individual work and preparation. Lectures will be delivered in cooperation with the specialists from NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, the Baltic states, NATO Force Structure and NATO Command Structure.

Due to COVID-19, this course is virtual for participants outside of Estonia, and optionally virtual or physical for participants within Estonia. The course is physically delivered from the Baltic Defence College.

The main topics of this course are STRATCOM framework, STRATCOM narrative, implementation of STRATCOM, information environment – challenges and opportunities for a military leader.


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