To develop the professional knowledge and understanding of selected Student Officers from the Three-services, Sri Lanka Police, Friendly Foreign Countries and other Public Institutions in order to prepare them for appointments on Command and on Staff, whilst imparting knowledge on government procedures and other public sectors.
The aim is met through addressing six principal objectives, which are shown below:
|Know and be able to apply the functions and techniques of staff in war and peace.|
|Know and apply the principles and techniques involved in the employment of the respective Service and Armed Forces in general, during all phases of operations, in a joint and on individual nature.|
|Know the structure, deployment, roles, and interdependence of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.|
|Understand how the Sri Lankan defence policy is formulated and the relationship with military doctrine.|
|Analyse issues of national and international importance, which influence the defence policies of Sri Lanka and her Allies.|