NATO SCHOOL: Global Leader in Multinational Military
Education and Individual Training
M7-51 NATO CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT AND
The aim of this course is to familiarize students with NATO's Concept
Development and Experimentation Structure and Process.
Course Length: 1 week
Offerings per year: 2
Class Size: 36 max / 18 min
Security Clearance: NATO UNCLASSIFIED
Rank Limitation: OF-2 to OF-5
Prerequisites: Language proficiency: English IAW STANAG 6001
At course completion, the student should be able to:
Explain the role of CD&E within NATO.
Describe the current management process for CD&E within NATO.
Describe the NATO concept development process.
Emphasize the value of Operational Analysis and Modelling and
Simulation support to CD&E.
Explain the principles of experimentation theory and methodology.
Describe the NATO process of experimentation.
Outline the relationship between concept development and