374.407 Being a Platoon Leader

1 credit, Offered at JHU

Prepares cadets for actual challenges not necessarily described in text books that junior officers may face in today’s Army. Topics include: serving during war, conflict management, ethical dilemmas, time-constrained planning, and change management. This course also serves as pre-requisite for the Basic Officer Leadership Course "B" phase by providing students with reinforced development on: deployment preparation, the military style of writing, supply management, human resources management, family support and operations management. Students will also learn how the Army’s organizational structure and administration affects soldiers across ranks and over time. Finally, students will learn ways to leverage automation to improve their efficiency and effectiveness of records management and developing presentations for superiors.