Advanced Certificate - Overview

Advanced & In-depth Training 

The Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management provides participants with unique insights and fundamental skills required for mastering the field of global risk analysis, earl...

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shutterstock 72301240The course and curriculum were designed by senior leaders and practitioners from the European Union (EU) - with input from NATO and United Nations (UN) officials - as well as international security and risk analysis experts. By following a unique mixture of intensive 'hands-on' training courses a...

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Building Knowledge & Skills

The course modules (10 weekend modules spread across 10 months) are carefully designed to prepare participants for an international career in risk analysis, early warning and crisis management / crisis response. Particular emphasis is placed on the "comprehensive approach' (combining political, h...

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Curriculum Part I: Risk Analysis

shutterstock 105239489The Risk Analysis and Early Warning section will provide an introduction to the scope and nature of diverse forms of risk and fundamental uncertainty. Participants will be taught by leading practitioners and international experts how to classify, analyze and predict political risk, violent confli...

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Curriculum Part II: Crisis Response

The Crisis Management and Crisis Response section will introduce participants to the main actors, approaches, best practices and lessons learned of crisis management and the responses to man-made and natural disasters. Course participants will be taught by senior officials from major internationa...

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Faculty and Instructors

The Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management is taught by an international faculty of scholars and senior officials from, inter alia, the European Union, NATO, the UN and a wide range of NGOs.

Please check back regularly for updates on the list of instructors and speakers. 

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Structure, Admission & Fees

DurationThe Executive Course consists of 10 intensive weekend modules (Friday evenings and all-day Saturdays), held one weekend a month from September 2013 until June 2014. The Friday sessions open with a scene-setting policy roundtable designed to stimulate exchanges between course participants and lead...

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