Content Management Course 2019 schedule and prerequisites

 

Course: DINFOS-CMC

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

 

Class Schedule FY: 2019

 

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

15 Oct 2018

16 Oct 2018

15 Nov 2018

Resident

020

10 Apr 2019

11 Apr 2019

10 May 2019

Resident

030

02 Jun 2019

03 Jun 2019

08 Jul 2019

Resident

 

 

Course Description


The graduate is prepared to perform the duties of an editor/content manager of all communication products. The course covers the application of the latest techniques and theory from military and civilian experts in layout and design, journalism, imagery, graphics and Internet-based capabilities. It provides experienced military communicators with advanced instruction in determining and refining content, designing attractive and functional products, coaching writers and photographers, making ethical decisions, and staff management. Students receive comprehensive training in adapting techniques through publication redesigns and critiques. This course will culminate in an improvement presentation.

 

Special Information:

Students should have access to the product(s) or publications(s) they work on or contribute to regularly. Students should have access to the analytics or metrics for their unit's online platforms. If applicable, bring the editorial policy, and the most recent readership survey and results or have access to this material. Students should have a working knowledge of desktop publishing software. Individuals not meeting course prerequisites must obtain a written waiver, coordinated through their service training officers/managers/detailers, from the DINFOS commandant prior to enrollment. Quota managers requesting waivers must coordinate training seats after waivers are granted.

 

Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-CMC

 

Verifiable Prerequisites

 

Prerequisite Item

Value(s) or Range

Constraint

Civilian Series

1035 - PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Required

OR

1082 - WRITING AND EDITING

Required


Prerequisite Courses

Students Must Have Graduated from course:


 

 

DINFOS-PAQC

OR:

DINFOS-PAQC-ADL-R

OR:

DINFOS-BPAS-W

OR:

DINFOS-PAOQC

OR:

DINFOS-BSP (BASIC STILL PHOTOGRAPHY).

OR:

DINFOS-BPASC

OR:

DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-R

OR:

DINFOS-BMCSC-USN

OR:

DINFOS-BCC

OR:

DINFOS-BCS

OR:

DINFOS-BPJC-USAF

OR:

DINFOS-BCS-USAF


Text Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-CMC

U.S. Army:

 

· Enlisted:

E-4 through E-6 MOS 46Q

· Civilians:

GS-07 or above, GS-1035, 1082, 1087, 1001

U.S. Navy:

 

· Enlisted:

E-4 or above; In the MC rating and nominated by MC Enlisted detailer.

· Officers:

Graduate of DINFOS-PAQC, DINFOS PAOQC or AFIS-PAOC or have completed 15 or more college journalism credits; nominated by PAO detailer.

· Civilians:

GS-09 or above

 

Series 1035 or 1082;

 

graduate of: DINFOS-PAOQC, DINFOS PAQC AFIS-PAOC, DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS BPASC, DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR/R, DINFOS-BMCSN-USN, or AFIS-BJC

 

or have completed 15 or more college journalism credits

 

1-year experience on a military news publication

 

nominated by CHINFO

U.S. Air Force:

 

· Enlisted:

E-4 through E-6; Students must possess a fully qualified 5-level journeyman AFSC 3NOX5.

· Civilians:

Must be serving in one of the following series: 1001, 1020, 1035, 1060, 1071, 1084, or 1082.

U.S. Marine Corps:

 

· Enlisted:

E-3 and above with MOS 43XX (4531,4512,4541,4571) and 1-year experience at permanent duty station;

 

Graduate of DINFOS-VPD, DINFOSBMRC, DINFOS-IPASC, DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR/R, DINFOS-PAQC, DINFOS PAQC-ADL-NR/R, OR DINFOS-IPASC.

 

Requests for waivers must be routed through HQ Office of Marine Corps Communication (OMCC) to the DINFOS Commandant

U.S. Coast Guard:

 

· Enlisted:

E-4 and above; Graduate of DINFOSBPAS-W, DINFOS-DINFOS-BPASC, DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR/R; or AFIS-BJC; and 6 months field experience.

International:

 

 

Students must score an 85 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) test.

 

Due to the extensive amount of writing required for the course, international students must have a solid understanding of English language usage, grammar and syntax. Graduate of DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, AFIS-BJC, DINFOS PAQC, DINFOS PAOQC, AFIS PAOC or have completed 15 or more college journalism credits or 1-year experience on a newspaper staff. These requirements cannot be waived.

Interagency:

GS-07 and above, series 1035 or 1082 in an editor position