Per MARADMIN 188/17, Leader-Led Annual Training (LLAT) was established as the preferred training and education method for completing specific (MCBUL 1500) annual training requirements.
The Commandant of the Marine Corps’ (CMC) intent that small unit leaders use discussions to meet specific annual training requirements vice computer based training to the greatest extent possible. The leader-led discussion approach optimizes the transfer of learning, provides the opportunity for immediate feedback and remediation. In order to be effective, Commanders have the responsibility to facilitate, supervise, and participate in leader-led annual training, and will include leader-led discussion training in their command training guidance, training plans, and training records. Leader-led annual training was effective 1 May 2017.
The web site also includes the twenty-four (24) Values Based Leadership (VBL) Training Toolkit discussion guides that can be used for specific leader-led discussions, as well as Values Based Leadership unit training and education by commanders.