Intro to the Army Professional Reading Programme

Develop your professional reading capability
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (34 ratings)
4,509 students
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Intro to the Army Professional Reading Programme
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (34 ratings)
4,509 students
Use the New Zealand Army Professional Reading Programme
Develop a professional reading plan
Find contemporary and historical sources of military knowledge
Appreciate the contemporary relevance of ten texts from the past

Requirements

  • Engage with The Hub and follow the APRP Groups

Description

This course introduces the 'why', 'what' and 'how' of professional military reading. The course outlines why professional reading is important to your career development and gives valuable pointers to help you get the most from the time you invest in reading. The course also provides guidance on what to read; not only some key texts recommended by your peers globally, but also valuable online journals, magazines and blogs that are worthy of your attention. The course finishes by introducing the 'Army Professional Reading Programme' (APRP) and its key features, and provides an introduction to ten books from the past that still provide valuable instruction and entertainment to military audiences to this day. Enjoy!

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for New Zealand Army and NZDF personnel interested in developing their military knowledge
  • Other military professionals might find this course of interest

Course content

2 sections • 6 lectures • 44m total length
  • Why read?
    04:29
  • What to read?
    04:33
  • How to read
    06:14
  • How the APRP works
    05:10
  • Recap Quiz
    4 questions

Instructor

Professional and business development specialist
Emmet McElhatton
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 34 Reviews
  • 4,509 Students
  • 1 Course

Emmet has a broad background in business, government and academia. Emmet is a company director and consultant in the professional development space, and manages government-to-government knowledge partnerships projects in South East Asia and the Arabian Gulf.

Emmet's business background is in media, retail and education, and his academic interests are in leadership, vocational education, strategy and military studies.