Location: MTC-FKKY, unit reserve center or alternate site
Length: 16 hours
Objective: This course is designed as sustainment training for operators who have attended an operators course or have real world experience. The course provides an overview of the operation and functionality of the Command Post of the Future (CPOF). The course is tailored to meet the needs of the students and, as needed, can focus on the following: mapping, collaboration, product production and managing and displaying data as well as instruction on a wide range of CPOF applications. Additionally, this course can broaden CPOF user’s knowledge through the instruction on the CPOF servers and architecture, as well as other MCS systems.
Description: Through communication with the unit OST/EST this course can be tailored to meet the needs of the students. In general, the course combines lecture, demonstration, hands-on training and practical exercises to familiarize students with tasks outlined in the CPOF Software User’s Manual (SUM). Students are introduced to digital operations and the CPOF role in the MCS family. Students are taught to build and share workspaces that embody the current tactical situation, collaborate to create a rich, multi-perspective, shared operational picture, conduct collaborative briefings and create, analyze and manage data.