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NCODP - Noncommissioned Officer Development Program

What does NCODP stand for?
Non commissioned Officer Development Program
What is the goal of NCODP?
overarching Army Non commissioned Officer Professional Development Program.
As with all leader training and leader development, who is responsible for NCODP?
The command.
NCODP is typically managed by whom?
The CSMor Senior NCO in the organization.
What are some objectives of NCODP?
  • Develop and strengthen the skills, knowledge, and abilities to train, deploy, and lead soldiers in combat through battle focused training.
  • Develop NCOs who are self–aware, adaptive, competent, and confident.
  • Realize the full potential of the NCO support channel.
  • Foster a unit environment that enhances continued NCO leader development and encourages self–development as part of a lifelong learning process.
What Army Regulation covers NCODP?
AR 350-1 Chap 4
What is the purpose of AR 350-1?
This regulation prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for developing, managing, and conducting Army training and leader development.
In order to accomplish battle-focused NCO development, commanders and unit NCOs should follow what procedures?
  • Link NCO development to the current skill level and duty assignments
  • Establish a viable unit level NCODP using unit METL as the vehicle to incorporate the following into each NCO's daily activities.
  • Synchronize battle-focused NCODP as a component of operational assignments (experience) with the other two pillars of leader development (institutional training and self-development)
  • Establish a systematic and continuous program
  • Integrate the use of leader books (FM 25-l01, app B) to track individual NCO progress
  • Emphasize coaching to achieve commitment to excellence in performance
A successful NCODP will result in NCOs who can what?
  • Demonstrate the skills of current skill level and duty position per AR 611–21 and DA Pam 600–25.
  • Accept the duties and responsibilities of current rank and duty position per AR 600–20, AR 611–21, and FM 7–22.7.
  • Enhance combat performance for the current and next higher rank and duty position per AR 600–20 and FM 22–100 (being revised as FM 6–22).
  • Enhance combat leadership competencies for the current and next higher rank per FM 22–100 (being revised as FM 6–22).
  • Train themselves and subordinates to be proficient in METL tasks and associated critical tasks per FM 7–0, FM 7–1, and FM 7–22.7.
  • Coach subordinates to be totally committed to U.S. Army professional ethics, Warrior Ethos, and the Soldier’s Creed per FM 22–100 (being revised as FM 6–22).

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