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Warrant Officer Staff Course

Definition/Scope: (Pam 600-3) The WOSC is a branch-immaterial resident course which focuses on staff officer and leadership skills needed to prepare them for duty in W4 grade technician and staff officer positions at battalion and higher levels. Instruction includes decisionmaking, staff roles and functions, organizational theory, structure of the Army, budget formation and execution, communication, training management, personnel management, the contemporary operational environment (COE), and special leadership issues. It is designed to produce officers with a warrior ethos who are grounded in warfighting doctrine and possess the technical, tactical and leadership competencies to be successful at more senior levels.

Broader Terms:

Professional Military Education

Related Terms:

Warrant Officer Advanced Course

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