MDMP Class (Military Decision Making Process). What is MDMP. It is a standardized planning / decision making model used by the Army: Conceptually very easy to understand Application in a very dynamic environment is very difficult Art vs. science. Why is it important.
Troop Leading Proc.
Mission Analysis (Analyze Available and Relevant Documentation)
+synchronizes all activities in a given area
+very detailed / focused
+great technique in time constrained environment (prioritize events to be war-gamed).
-typically ignores other key events
-very time consuming
+Results in a planning tool that you need/can use later
+More detailed synchronization of events
-More time consuming
-Requires synch matrix to be developed later.
Available Planning Time
Level of Cdr Involvement
Detail in Cdr Guidance
Flex / Latitude of Staff
#s of COA Developed
Detailed Op Ord