Strategic Thinking, Strategic Leadership, and Decision Advantage


Est.imated Completion Time: 4 days

Starts: Spring

Program Area: Defense Systems Management

POC: NPS Online Support

Modality: Resident


The purpose of this short course is to help mid-level leaders develop the mental agility needed for decision advantage and to provide them leadership tools for building and leading agile organizations, reasoning through complex situations, formulating and shaping strategy at the operational level, and becoming a lifelong learner. It consists of several “strategic thinking sessions” (via DL), followed by two-days in person. The target audience is O-4s and O-5s as well as commanders/primary staff in operational units.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

  •  18 Dec 2023 – 05 Jan 2024

    Winter break

See NPS Academic Calendar for more dates.