COLLEGE OF STRATEGY & TACTICS
Brigadier General Bruce O'Brien,
PO Box 37903
Parnell, Auckland 1151, NZ
The college brings
forth historical aspects of strategy and tactics by reviewingpersons,
places and methods. Through this the student learns to apply strategic
solutions to problems, finding successful plans for even the most dire
of situations. Later courses tie in the Star Trek universe to the already
learned aspects of strategy and tactics on both ship to ship and fleet
Upon successful completion
of these courses, the student will have a basic working knowledge of strategy
and tactics and should be able to apply these concepts to everyday life
as well as military situations.
The College of Strategy and
Tactics focuses on expanding a students knowledge of the basic roots and
applied methods of strategy and tactics. You will study historical figures,
campaigns, strategies and events. From these you learn to apply this knowledge
in the Star Trek universe and in every day life.
The courses must be
taken in order, (i.e., you can only take COST-201 if you have already
passed COST-101 and COST-102).
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COST101 - Strategy and Tactics - The Basics
This covers the foundation of strategy and tactics. On top of concepts,
the course covers basic principles of maneuver and attack. After completing
this course, the student will have a better understanding of what strategy
and tactics are, and the different parts encompassed by them.
COST102 - Strategy and Tactics (Advanced Concepts)
This course takes the basics you learned in the previous course and teaches
you to apply them to different situations. After completing this course,
the student will have an understanding of how strategy and tactics work
and directly affect the outcome of any situation.
COST201 - Strategy and Tactics in Star Trek
This course takes all information learned thus far and shows how it is
applied in the Star Trek universe. The student then learns how to see
the methods and ideas used in different plans and operations. After completing
this course, the student will be familiar with different strategies and
tactics used in Star Trek.
COST301 - Strategy and Tactics (You're the Admiral)
This course requires you to provide optimum tactics and/or strategy to
save the day by using the information you have learned from the previous
courses. After completing this course, the student will have an understanding
of how to employ strategy in different situations.
COST302 - Strategy and Tactics (Comparisons)
This course allows the student to choose two commanders and battles from
different eras of Earth's history via a comparison and contrast type of
essay. The student will select the thesis topics and submit
to the director for approval. Upon approval of the thesis
topic, the student will write a minimum two page paper discussing the
various strategies and topics utilized by the commanders in the selected
battles and why they were or were not successful.
who wish to write on non-Earth leaders/battles (fictional accounts) will
be permitted, with the understanding that the resulting fiction will be
presented in the same basic manner as the Earth-Based (non-fictional)
The only materials absolutely necessary are the course manual and several
Star Trek episodes and Movies, it is highly recommended that other Strategy
and Tactic books be read. Such books include Sun Tzu: Art of War,
B.H. Liddel Hart: Strategy, etc, which can be found in either most
bookstores or libraries, can only help.