Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
11 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 human resources
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 conflict management
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 diversity management


The purpose of the EOAVC is to train and certify Armed Forces (DoD and Coast Guard) personnel assigned to military (Active, Reserve, and National Guard) and civilian EO billets as Equal Opportunity Advisors (EOA) or Command Climate Specialists (CCS)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Comprehend how individual diversity can impact mission effectiveness
  • Know how communicating across differences can impact mission effectiveness
  • Comprehend how power and privilege can impact mission effectiveness
  • Comprehend how sexual harassment can impact mission effectiveness
  • Apply teaching skills to develop and facilitate a guided discussion
  • Comprehend how diversity management can impact mission readiness
  • Know how Equal Opportunity Advisor duties impact the military environment
  • Comprehend the basic characteristics of the DEOCS (survey instrument)
  • Know the confidentiality obligations associated with DoD mediation
  • Know the six (6) Mediation Stages

General Topics:

  • Self awareness (intrapersonal), interpersonal, presentation skills, training development and delivery, and use of the Command Climate Assessment and Improvement tool
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials