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Senior Shore Leadership Course - SSLC

Senior Shore Leadership Course (SSLC)

During this course, students will receive ten days of CNIC-focused education and training in functional areas typically encountered with Shore Installation Management (SIM). Presentations, seminars, case studies and professional readings include Strategic Business Planning, Budgeting, Manpower and Human Resources, Labor & Employee Relations, Workforce Development, Communications, Operations, Fire and Emergency Services, Public Relations/Media Training, Family Services, Legal, NEX, DECA, Safety, Funeral Services/CACO, Facilities, Energy Conservation, Inspector General, Environmental, and several CO Mentor Sessions with Post Installation Commanding Officer's (ICO) and a Regional Commander (REGCOM). Classes are normally from 0730-1630 with time allotted for lunchtime physical training, required readings, and practicals. Approximately two working lunches are included. 

To prepare senior shore installation leaders, using the model of the "Command Triad" (COs, XOs, and CMCs), to more effectively lead and manage assigned resources to provide cost-wise shore services and support to the Fleet, Fighter and Families. 

Quota Eligibility
This course prepares Senior Military Officers (O-4 and above) and Senior Civilian Supervisors for the complex task of Shore Installation Management (SIM), including the management of civilian personnel, financial and facility resources, and a wide range of complex enterprise requirements needed to optimally support the Fleet, Fighter, and Family. This course is required for Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Prospective Commanding Officers, Prospective Executive Officers, Regional Chiefs of Staff and Command Masters Chiefs or Senior Enlisted Advisors. Additionally, command recommended CNIC Civilian Supervisors, Program Directors, and Program Managers (GS-14 and above) may attend on a space-available basis. Civilian attendees must be nominated via their Headquarters.

Course Content:
CNIC Overview
Facilities Management/Planning
Financial and Business Management
Sexual Assault Case Management
Civilian Personnel Management
Workforce Development
Manpower and Manning
Anti-terrorism Training/Force Protection (I-COAT)
Base Operations
Environmental Management
Fleet & Family Services
Overseas Installation Segments (if applicable)
Strategy & Future Requirements
NMCI, Information Systems, Information Security
Strategic Communications/Media/ Public Speaking
Ethics/Standards of Conduct
Navy Exchange System
Navy Housing
CO/XO/CMC Perspectives and Panel Discussions

This Senior Shore Leadership Course includes and satisfies the following

1 - Installation Commanding Officer Anti-terrorism Course (ICOAT, DODINST 2000.16, OPNAVINST 3300.53, CIN A-1B-0500)
2 - Basic Environmental Law (OPNAVINST 5090.1, Appendix P, CIN A-4A-0058) & NEPA Executive Overview (OPNAVINST 5090.1, Appendix P, CIN A-4A-0076)
3 - Drinking Water Treatment Course
4 - Incident Determination Committee Training


Program Manager:
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC)
716 Sicard Street, SE, Suite 1000
Bldg. 111, Room 203-53
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5140
Office ☎ (202) 433-4885 


Admin Support:
N15 Center for Workforce Development & Strategy
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC)
716 Sicard Street, SE, Suite 1000
Bldg. 111, Room 203-53
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5140
Office ☎ (202) 433-6885/DSN: 288
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Class Schedule
Seating Chart
Student Roster
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