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Overview of MSL 101: Leadership and Personal Development  - Syllabus

 

 

MILS 101 Introduction to ROTC and Military Leadership I                1 credit

Introduces you to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership and the structure of the ROTC basic courses.  You will learn how the personal development of life skills such as cultural understanding, goal setting, time management, mental/physical resiliency, and stress management relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession.  The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions, attributes and core leader competencies while gaining an understanding of the ROTC program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student.

Leadership

Describe the relationship between leader character and competence

Identify the leader attributes and core leader competencies of the Army Leadership Requirements Model

Personal Development

Define standards for the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

Write short-term and long-term goals to prepare for APFT

Define the basic elements of time and stress management

Identify benefits of resiliency awareness in an overall personal fitness program

Values and Ethics

Explain the Warrior Ethos

List and define the seven Army values

Officership

Explain the importance of being a model citizen as an Army officer

React to passing colors, National music, and approaching officers

Describe basic heritage elements (salute, flags, rank structure, and uniforms)

Understand the impact of CULP on leader development

Tactics and Techniques

Work effectively in teams with fellow CadetsMSL 101 introduces cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, and physical and mental fitness (resiliency training) relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions while gaining a big picture understanding of the ROTC program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student. Cadet objectives for MSL 101 include the following:

Leadership

Describe the relationship between leader character and competence

Identify the leader attributes and core leader competencies of the Army Leadership Requirements Model         

Personal Development  

Define standards for the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) 

Write short-term and long-term goals to prepare for APFT                 

Define the basic elements of time and stress management 

Identify benefits of resiliency awareness in an overall personal fitness program

 

Values and Ethics  

Explain the Warrior Ethos 

List and define the seven Army values

                 

Officership  

Explain the importance of being a model citizen as an Army officer 

React to passing colors, National music, and approaching officers                 

Describe basic heritage elements (salute, flags, rank structure, and uniforms) 

Understand the impact of CULP on leader development

 

Tactics and Techniques  

Work effectively in teams with fellow Cadets

 

Overview of MSL 102: Introduction to Tactical Leadership - Syllabus

MSL 102 overviews leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Cadets explore dimensions of leadership attributes and core leader competencies in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Continued emphasis is placed on recruitment and retention of cadets. Cadre role models and the building of stronger relationships among the cadets through common experience and practical interaction are critical aspects of the MSL 102 experience. Cadet objectives for MSL 102 include the following:

 

Leadership

 Distinguish between leadership attributes and core leader competencies

 Illustrate leader Leads, Develops, and Achieves actions

                 

Personal Development  

Develop personal mission statement and goals

Explain the basic elements of Army communication

                 

Values and Ethics  

Explain how values impact leadership

Describe the importance of credibility for effective leadership

                 

Officership 

Explain the importance of personal development for officership

 

Tactics and Techniques                  

Describe the components of a fire team and squad

Describe the three individual movement techniques

Identify symbols and colors on a military map