LESSON DESCRIPTION: In this lesson you will learn how to develop a long-
You will learn the actions and techniques used to develop
You will also be able to identify the steps and
actions taken to develop a long-range calendar. Finally, you will learn how
to determine resources needed to support the long-range plan.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
ACTION: Describe the procedures to develop a long-range plan.
CONDITION: You are an officer or an NCO in a battalion or higher
headquarters unit and you are given a description of the assessment process
as outlined in FM 25-101.
STANDARD: Describe the procedure to develop a long-range plan in accordance
with FM 25-101, Battle Focused Training.
REFERENCES: The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: FM 25-100, Training The Force, and FM 25-101 Battle
The long-range plan is the first step in converting command goals into
individual and unit performance.
It is the mix of individual, leader and
collective training that best improves and maintains a unit while making the
best use of resources.
In developing a training strategy, the leader
selects the training events and activities focusing on specific unit
He must find the best blend of individual, leader, and
collective training that will improve and sustain unit proficiency while
efficiently using resources. As the leader considers the various kinds of
training exercises and activities needed, he must review the training
support available to determine whether resource constraints may affect
Scheduled training events and activities cannot occur
without thorough planning and the allocation of available resources.