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MILS562 - Joint Warfare Command and Control

Course Details

Course Code: MILS562 Course ID: 3275 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines doctrinal aspects of command and control through a study of joint warfare theory in the current Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) curriculum. Emphasis is on Joint Vision, Joint Expeditionary Task Forces, Joint Air Support, and Accelerated Cumulative Warfare. Students use the Joint Military Operations Historical Collection series to explore antecedents to modern applications from the Battle of Vicksburg to Operation Uphold Democracy.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

CO-1: Examine the theory of command and control as it applies to Joint ventures and forces.

CO-2: Examine the concepts of “command,” “control,” the “art of command,” and the Five Essential Elements of Command and Control – DOPMIC.

CO-3: Examine the way in which Joint doctrine applies the theory of command and control force to the land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace domains of conflict/war to integrate and synchronize the actions of Joint forces to achieve strategic and operational objectives.

CO-4: Investigate and assess the effectiveness of Joint doctrine for command and control in the land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace domains of conflict/war.

CO-5: Apply existing Joint theory and doctrine to the Space Force to design and propose and effective command and control system for it.

The course grade is based on the following assessments:

Project Part 1 - Week 3

Project Part 2 - Week 6

Project Part 3 - Week 8

NameGrade %
Project Part 2 30.00 %
Project Part 2 30.00 %
Forums 20.00 %
Week 1 Forum 2.50 %
Week 2 Forum 2.50 %
Week 3 Forum 2.50 %
Week 4 Forum 2.50 %
Week 5 Forum 2.50 %
Week 6 Forum 2.50 %
Week 7 Forum 2.50 %
Week 8 Forum 2.50 %
Project Part 1 30.00 %
Project Part 1 30.00 %
Project Part 3 20.00 %
Project Part 3 20.00 %

Required Course Textbooks

Wade, Norman, M., Joint Forces Operations & Doctrine SMARTbook, Lakeland, FL: The Lightning Press. 2015 (4TH revised edition).

Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Military Operations Historical Collection (JMOHC). The Joint Military Operations Historical Collection e-Learning course is an interactive multimedia presentation based on the JMOHC publications. Accessed via Internet at: http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/historical.htm

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.