Action Officer Development Course


To prepare participants for the roles, duties, and responsibilities of action officers.

Course Number: 1-250-AODC (DL)
Pre-Requisites: None
Mode: DL
Location: Online
Academic Hours: 12
CEU's: None

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Overview: Enables new action officers to attain staffing and communication skills at many levels of an organization.

Applicants have unlimited time from the date of enrollment to complete this course. Each lesson requires a score of 70% or higher to successfully pass the exam. Applicants have 2 attempts to pass the exam before requesting a "re-set". This course is available through CHRTAS.

The Action Officer Development Course is a web-based course with a focus on “staff work” practices in the Army. Action Officer Development Course covers organization and management; conducting completed staff work; managing time and priorities; conducting meetings and interviews; solving problems and making decisions; communications; writing to the Army standard; coordinating; conducting briefings; and ethics. The course is available to military and Civilian employees to take at any point in their careers.

  • The Action Officer Development Course is a required course for all Army interns and completion is required for completion of the intern program.
  • The Action Officer Development Course is available to all Army Civilians as a self-development tool.

Subjects Covered:

  • Organizations and Leaders
  • Problem Solving
  • Military Briefings
  • Time and Priorities
  • Selling and Negotiating
  • Writing
  • Staff Work
  • Coordinating
  • Ethics
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Meeting and Interviews

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