Officer Selection Officer Course

TRAVEL DATES:

COURSE COURSE DATES LOCATION ARRIVE LEAVE
1-21 07/07/21 to 07/23/21 NCC 07/06/21 07/24/21

 

 

 

 

1.  Tasks

    a. National Training Team

        (1) Assume overall cognizance for coordination and conduct of the course.

        (2) Receive all attendee names and required student data for each student from each region.

        (3) Provide instructors, facilitator kits as needed, and participant kits for each student.

        (4) Coordinate NCC billeting arrangements for all students, instructors, and visitors.

        (5) Submit course student information, through Marine Corps Training Information Management System (MCTIMS) Student Registrar module, to Commanding General, Training and Education Command (CG TECOM) (4611) within 30 calendar days prior to course convening date.

        (6) Coordinate with CG TECOM (4611) to request funding and generate a funding letter for each student. Forward the funding letter for each student to parent commands NLT ten calendar days prior to the course convening date.

        (7) Submit course convening rosters through MCTIMS Student Registrar module to CG TECOM (4611) within 5 calendar days of course convene date.

        (8) Validate course student and class data (rosters, completion rosters, graduation reports, etc.) through MCTIMS Student Registrar module within 5 calendar days after course completion.

        (9) Solicit and confirm guest instructors and speakers (MCRC HQ and outside agency) to help conduct the course.

        (10) Provide training and evaluation for each MCRC provided instructor prior to the course convening date. The evaluation period will be sufficient enough to evaluate each instructor’s ability to use a facilitator’s guide, gauge course content knowledge, and train and develop an instructor who may need remediation.

        (11) Create an after action report for the AC/S G-3 within seven calendar days of course completion date.

    b. Commanding Generals, Eastern and Western Recruiting Regions

        (1) Ensure all newly assigned OSOs (or OSOs who have not previously attended this course) are submitted and enrolled for this course.

        (2) Ensure all attendee names and required student data for each student are submitted to course head NLT 30 calendar days before class convene date. Due to TECOM appropriation data procedures, exceptions within 30 days of convening date are non-waiverable.

        (3) Ensure each attendee has a copy of this Playbook, all required material, and is prepared for the course.

        (4) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (5) Ensure each District Training Team Officer contacts their respective attendees to provide additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

        (6) Confirm attendee attendance with course head NLT ten calendar days prior to course convene date.

    c. Commanding Officers, Recruiting Districts

        (1) Ensure all attendee names and required student data is submitted via appropriate region training team portal.

        (2) Ensure each attendee has a copy of this Playbook, all required material, and is prepared for the course.

        (3) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (4) Ensure District Training Team Officer contacts their respective attendees to provide additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

    d. Students

        (1) Download DODI 6130.03 (Medical Standards for Appointment, Enlistment, or Induction into the Military Services), Volumes II and III and the Officer Commissioning Manual (OCM) from the MCRC G3 Training Team SharePoint Site.

https://mcrcportal.marines.usmc.mil/HQG3/ntt/oso/Forms/AllItems.aspx

        (2) Bring a government issued computer with the following reference material for use throughout the course (electronic format is acceptable):

            (a) Most recent Monthly Activity Report (MAR) for the officer selection station (OSS).

            (b) The previous monthly Priority Prospect Card Report.

            (c) Your OSS market analysis, quality indicators, Mission Year (MY) number of visits, prospecting planning matrix, and objective sheet. All documents are located in the MCRISS OSS, Mission Planner Module.

            (d) Three trip reports from command group member visits.

            (e) Copies of three current pool cards.

            (f) Financial Assistance Program (FAP) MCRCO 7220.1_.

            (g) Marine Corps Tuition Assistance Program (MCTAP) MCO 1560.33_.

        (3) Ensure you have an active MCRISS account (MCRISS OS and OSS) with appropriate permissions and access.

        (4) Ensure your AdPortal account is active.

        (5) Ensure appropriate travel authorization and vouchers are created and submitted.

        (6) Contact your respective district training team for any additional guidance not covered in this Playbook.

2.  Coordinating Instructions, Administration and Logistics.

   (a) Physical Training (PT). Organized PT is scheduled throughout the course. Plan for seasonal weather conditions. All students are required to bring their Marine Corps Running Suit and Green on Green PT gear.

   (b) See page 57 for additional Coordinating Instructions, Administration and Logistics.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

OSO COURSE WEEK 1
TD 1
TIME SUBJECT LOCATION REMARKS
0800 – 0900 OPENING COMMENTS/NTT TRAINING OFFICER BRIEF GENERAL SESSION  
0900 – 1130 COURSE KICK-OFF GENERAL SESSION  
1130 – 1230 CHOW    
1230 – 1500 UNIT 1: THE OSO GENERAL SESSION  
1500 – 1600 UNIT 2: THE OST GENERAL SESSION  
TD 2
0800 – 0900 UNIT 3: RECRUITING IN THE MARINE CORPS GENERAL SESSION  
0900 – 1130 UNIT 4: PROGRAMS AND PRODUCTS GENERAL SESSION  
1130 - 1230 CHOW    
1230 – 1600 UNIT 5: ETHICS GENERAL SESSION  
1600-1700 PHYSICAL TRAINING TBD  
1900 - TBD SOCIAL BLACK OLIVE  
TD 3
0800 – 1130 UNIT 6: MISSION PLANNING GENERAL SESSION  
1130 – 1230 CHOW    
1230 – 1330 UNIT 7: DATA ANALYSIS AND OBJECTIVES GENERAL SESSION  
1330 – 1645 UNIT 8: PROSPECTING GENERAL SESSION  
TD 4
0530 – 1230 BUS PICK-UP/TRAVEL FOR OCS SHIPPING VISIT/BRIEF NCC LOBBY  
1230 - 1330 CHOW MAIN EXCHANGE  
1330 – 1530 BUS PICK-UP/TRAVEL FOR TBS VISIT/BRIEF MAIN EXCHANGE  
1530 – 1700 BUS PICK-UP FOR RETURN TRAVEL TO NCC MCB QUANTICO(TBS)  
TD 5
0800 – 1100 UNIT 9: SCREENING GENERAL SESSION  
1100 – 1200 UNIT 10: SELLING GENERAL SESSION  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 - 1530 UNIT 11: PROCESSING GENERAL SESSION  
1530 - 1645 UNIT 12: CONTRACTING GENERAL SESSION  
OSO COURSE WEEK 2
TD 6
TIME SUBJECT LOCATION REMARKS
0800 – 1130 UNIT 13: POOL MANAGEMENT GENERAL SESSION  
1130 – 1230 UNIT 14: COMMISSIONING GENERAL SESSION  
1230 – 1330 CHOW    
1330 – 1500 UNIT 15: THE BASIC SCHOOL GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1615 UNIT 16: TIME MANAGEMENT GENERAL SESSION  
TD 7
0800 - 0900 UNIT 17: INTRO TO MC3 GENERAL SESSION  
0900 – 1030 UNIT 18: BUILDING RAPPORT GENERAL SESSION  
1030 – 1130 UNIT 19: LISTEN WITH PURPOSE GENERAL SESSION  
1130 - 1230 CHOW    
1230 - 1330 UNIT 20: ENGAGE GENERAL SESSION  
1330 - 1600 UNIT 21: EXPLORE GENERAL SESSION  
1600 - 1700 PHYSICAL TRAINING TBD  
TD 8
0800 – 1000 UNIT 22: ENABLE GENERAL SESSION  
1000 - 1130 UNIT 23: GAIN COMMITMENT GENERAL SESSION  
1130 - 1300 CHOW    
1300 – 1500 UNIT 24: RESPOND TO OBJECTIONS AND DISINTEREST GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1600 ADULT LEARNING TIME BREAK OUT  
TD 9
0800 – 1200 UNIT 25: MC3 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION GENERAL SESSION  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 – 1500 UNIT 26: PURPOSEFUL CONVERSATIONS GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1600 UNIT 27: BUILD RAPPORT AND LISTEN WITH PURPOSE GENERAL SESSION  
1600 - 1700 PHYSICAL TRAINING TBD  
TD 10
0800 – 1000 UNIT 28: OFFER FEEDBACK GENERAL SESSION  
1000 - 1200 UNIT 29: BRIDGE GAPS GENERAL SESSION  
1200 - 1230 CLASS PHOTO TBD  
1230 – 1330 CHOW    
1330 – 1430 UNIT 30: COACHING AND COUNSELING PROCESS GENERAL SESSION  
1430 - 1600 UNIT 31: MC4 WRITTEN EVALUATION GENERAL SESSION  
OSO COURSE WEEK 3
TD 11
TIME SUBJECT LOCATION REMARKS
0800 – 0930 UNIT 32: PRESENTATION SKILLS KICK-OFF GENERAL SESSION  
0930 – 1200 UNIT 33: PREPARE GENERAL SESSION  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 - 1600 UNIT 34: EXECUTE GENERAL SESSION  
TD 12
0800 – 1200 UNIT 34: EXECUTE (CONT) BREAK OUT  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 – 1600 UNIT 34: EXECUTE (CONT) BREAK OUT  
1600 - 1700 PHYSICAL TRAINING TBD  
TD 13
0800 – 1000 UNIT 34: EXECUTE (CONT) BREAK OUT  
1000 – 1200 UNIT 35: PRESENTATION SKILLS FOLLOW-UP GENERAL SESSION  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 – 1600 PREPARE FOR FINAL PRESENTATION BREAK OUT  
TD 14
0800 – 1200 FINAL PRESENTATIONS BREAK OUT  
1200 – 1300 CHOW    
1300 – 1500 INDIVIDUAL DISCUSSIONS GENERAL SESSION  
1500 - 1600 PHYSICAL TRAINING TBD  
TD 15
0800 - 0900 WARRIOR TALKS GENERAL SESSION  
0900 – 1000 COURSE WRAP UP/ FINAL ADMIN/ COURSE CRITIQUES GENERAL SESSION  
1000 – 1100 GRADUATION GENERAL SESSION