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Division Officer Leadership Course (DIVOLC) is a service school requirement for O-1 through O-3 Medical Department officers who graduated from Officer Development School after January 2018. The 5-day course is designed to resemble the first tour of a Division Officer and provides junior officers the necessary tools to function as effective leaders at the Division Officer level. A major instructional theme of the course is teaching a junior officer the importance of building and maintaining an effective work climate while providing positive oversight and management of resources. 

The Navy Leader Development Strategy (NLDS) assigns the following outcomes for the average rank of a Division Officer: 

 

  • Understands and lives relationship of Oath to Navy Core Values
  • Personal values consistent with Navy Core Values
  • Practices sound judgment
  • Enforces rules, regulations and procedures
  • Valued team leader
  • Fosters loyalty up and down the chain of command. 

 

The Navy Leadership Competency Model (NLCM) assigns the following competencies to the Division Officer development program: 
  • Accomplishing Mission
  • Leading People
  • Leading Change
  • Working with People
  • Resource Stewardship

Course Director

Training Site: Naval Support Activity Bethesda,
Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command, Building 1, 1st Floor, Room 1733, NSA-Bethesda, MD

Course Data
  • Length: 5 days
  • Classes/yr: 6
  • Seat/class: 24
  • Seats/yr: 144
  • Service School: 00G
  • Service School Abbreviation: DIVO LDRSHP
  • CDP: 20XD

Eligibility
O1 to O3 Active Duty Naval Medical Department officers of all Corps.

Funding/Billeting
Travel, lodging, and per-diem is funded by member’s parent command. Naval Medical Leader & Professional Development Command provides contract lodging in close proximity to Metro transportation while attending the course. 

Course Registration
Please register by filling out the attached information:
DIVOLC Registration.
Then email encrypted document to:  usn.bethesda.navmedprodevctrmd.list.nmpdc-ldr-dev-academy1@mail.mil  

Students also have the option of registering through their Staff Education and Training (SEAT) officer via EnTRS. Utilize code 20XD when searching for Bethesda DIVOLC options. 

Please e-mail registration questions to usn.bethesda.navmedprodevctrmd.list.nmpdc-ldr-dev-academy1@mail.mil

 
FY22 DIVOLC Input to CeTARS
COURSE
CDP
LOCATION
FY
CONV DT
GRAD DT
DIVOLC
20XD
Bethesda
2022
5/2/2022
5/6/2022


 







 

FY23 DIVOLC Schedule - Bethesda
COURSE CDP LOCATION FY CONV DT GRAD DT
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 10/31/2022 11/04/2022
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 01/30/2023 02/03/2023
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 03/27/2023 03/31/2023
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 05/01/2023 05/05/2023
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 06/12/2023 06/16/2023
DIVOLC 20XD Bethesda 2023 09/11/2023 09/15/2023
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