Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN) on Friday graduated 21 participants from the Nigerian Navy after a 3 week intensive leadership and management training. The officers were the fourth set of graduands from the capstone course since the inception of the College in 2017. The Course is aimed at enhancing effective leadership and management among middle level cadre officers of Lieutenant Commander and Commander ranks and it focuses on subject areas such as emotional intelligence, self-awareness, ethics, communication skills, teamwork, command climate and leadership.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony the special Guest of Honour Rear Admiral Ibrahim Dewu, The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command charge the participants to be ready to take up responsibility that would challenge and test he knowledge and skills you have acquire in the College. He therefore urged them to brace up to the challenges and prove their mettle as worthy ambassadors of the Naval War College.
The Acting Commandant of the College, Commodore Abolade Ogunleye said the course was geared towards enhancing effectiveness in Command, leadership and management of the graduates. He noted that in the past three weeks that the course lasted, that the participants have been made to focus on self-awareness, ethics, communication skills and contemporary approach to management of men, material and resources. He said: “I am therefore convinced that you the graduate have imbibed these noble objectives and will be more effective in the discharge of Command responsibilities at the tactical and operational levels