Joint Transition Course is designed for students who are attending JCWS and have not completed Joint Professional Military Education, Phase I. The course provides an overview of DOD Planning Systems, Joint Planning, U.S. Service component perspectives, Operational Warfare, Contingency Planning, and Crisis Action Planning. All international officer students, DOD and Interagency civilians, and U.S. military officers who have not completed Phase I education are required to attend JTC with an approved direct entry waiver.

Joint Transition Course Class Schedule*

Monday, 25 March 2019

Lesson

Instructor

0800-0815

Welcome from Director JCWS

CAPT Crump

0815-0845

JTC Introduction & Overview

AP Bill McKean

0845-1030

Curriculum Delivery Indoctrination

Jaime Camba & Trish Woods

1045-1130

Cultural Considerations for Planning and Operations

Dr. Liz Yeomans

1130-1300

Lunch/International Students Meet with faculty sponsors

Clarke Room

1300-1415

Warfare, Operational Art and the Operating Environment

AP Teresa Dicks

1430-1545

Organizational Structure for Defense Planning

AP Pete Yeager

1600-UTC

Review and Administrative Time (Homework)

 


Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Lesson

Instructor

0800-0810

Administrative time w/ IMSO

Geri Wilson

0810-0910

Functional Component Special Operations

LTC Eric Maxwell

0920-1020

Service Component Marine

LtCol. Robert Weingart

1030-1130

Service Component Navy

CMDR James Zoulias

1130-1230

Lunch

 

1230-1330

Service Component Air Force

Lt Col Colin McClaskey

1345-1445

Service Component Army

LTC Mike Sines

1500-1630

Department of Defense Planning Systems

Lt Col Toro

1630-UTC

Review and Administrative Time

AP Bill McKean


Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Lesson

Instructor

0800-0810

Administrative time w/ IMSO

Geri Wilson

0810-0945

Intro to Op Design and JPP

AP Tony Feagin

1000-1100

Operational Approach

Dr. Rick Gribling

1115-1215

Plan Development: Force, Support, Transportation Planning

TBD

1215-1315

Lunch

 

1315-1415

Introduction to Theater Campaign Planning

CMDR Mattfield

1430-1530

Crisis Action Planning

Greg McGuire

1530-UTC

Review and Administrative Time - Blackboard Delivered Assessment

AP Bill McKean

 


Thursday, 28 March 2019

Lesson

Instructor

0800-0810

Administrative time w/ IMSO

Geri Wilson

0810-0830

Assessment Review

AP Bill McKean

0830-0930

The Comprehensive Approach

Dr. Liz Yeomans

0945-1030

Joint Transition Exercise (JTEX) Overview

AP Bill McKean

1030-1430

JTEX - Student Led (Lunch 1130-1230)

AP Bill McKean

1430-1530

JTEX Briefings- Student Led

AP Bill McKean

1530-UTC

Graduation

CAPT Crump



Please direct your JTC questions to JTC@ndu.edu.

*Class schedule is subjected to change.


Last Updated: 13 Feb 2019