Executive & Professional Development Calendar

Professional courses

March

15
Mar
2022
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16
Mar
2022

National Security College | Short course

Introduction to futures analysis: creating practical insight

Thinking proactively about the future operating landscape and taking a systematic approach to understanding future possibilities and risks, is an increasingly vital tool of enquiry for national security professionals.

April

06
Apr
2022
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07
Apr
2022

National Security College | Short course

Intelligence and policy: a powerful pairing

In an uncertain and complex world, intelligence informs – and can reduce uncertainty for – policymakers.

April

28
Apr
2022
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29
Apr
2022

National Security College | Short course

Analytical techniques for policy makers

The Futures Hub offers introductory training on a range of powerful structured analytic techniques - selected from intelligence, design thinking, and academia - for their application to robust policy development.

May

04
May
2022
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05
May
2022

National Security College | Short course

Nuclear Submarines and National Security

Course is full, wait list available.

The planned purchase of nuclear submarines under the AUKUS partnership presents capability, support, and policy challenges for Australia.

$1900 – PAC Agencies (GST Free) or $2090 (GST Inclusive) $2280 – all other (GST Exclusive) or $2508 (GST Inclusive)

May

31
May
2022
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01
Jun
2022

National Security College | Short course

Navigating the Emerging Geoeconomic Order

Course is full for non industry applicants

June

03
Jun
2022
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24
Jun
2022

National Security College | Short course

Indo-Pacific breakfast series

This program is currently fully subscribed, please send an email to epd.nsc@anu.edu.au to be added to the waitlist

June

07
Jun
2022
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08
Jun
2022

National Security College | Short course

Legal literacy

National security policy practitioners, particularly those involved in risk, governance, and compliance, must be familiar with the laws and regulations that enables their work and underpins public confidence and trust.

June

14
Jun
2022
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15
Jun
2022

National Security College | Short course

Artificial intelligence and AI governance

Program dates updated

July

27
Jul
2022
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28
Jul
2022

National Security College | Short course

Transnational serious and organised crime

****Course is Full - EOI’s Accepted and send email to epd.nsc@anu.edu.au to add to list****

August

23
Aug
2022
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25
Aug
2022

National Security College | Short course

Advanced futures techniques: achieving impact

Building on themes in the Introduction to futures analysis course, this program explores the methods and craft needed to integrate effective futures analysis into decision making processes, especially within organisations without a history or culture of systematic thought about the future.

August

30
Aug
2022
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31
Aug
2022

National Security College | Short course

Propaganda and information warfare

From election interference to COVID-19 conspiracies, a host of actors across the globe are finding new ways to exploit and weaponise information. Is Australia sufficiently prepared to respond? What do we need to do to address misinformation, disinformation, propaganda and fake news?

September

09
Sep
2022
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30
Sep
2022

National Security College | Short course

Tech breakfast series

Over four consecutive Fridays in September, this series considers the national security impacts, challenges and opportunities posed by new and emerging technologies and the intensifying state of global technology competition.

September

20
Sep
2022
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21
Sep
2022

National Security College | Short course

Critical infrastructure

Critical infrastructure are the facilities, supply chains, information technologies and communication networks that, if destroyed or disrupted for an extended period, will harm our national security and economic wellbeing.

October

06
Oct
2022
-
07
Oct
2022

National Security College | Short course

Intelligence and policy: a powerful pairing

In an uncertain and complex world, intelligence informs – and can reduce uncertainty for – policymakers.

October

17
Oct
2022
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18
Oct
2022

National Security College | Short course

Xi’s China: a closer look

Offered jointly by the NSC and the Australian Centre on China in the World.

PAC Agencies (GST Free): $2,250 or $2475 (GST Inclusive). All Other: $2,970 (GST Inclusive)

October

18
Oct
2022
-
19
Oct
2022

National Security College | Short course

Strategic cyber

Advancing cybersecurity is a top national priority and protecting Australia’s interests from diverse threat actors is a responsibility shared between the public and private sectors.

October

19
Oct
2022
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21
Oct
2022

National Security College | Short course

Health and National Security

The significant strategic impact of COVID-19 has meant health is now front of mind for many national security policy and decision makers.

Register your interest at epd.nsc@anu.edu.au

November

08
Nov
2022
-
09
Nov
2022

National Security College | Short course

Nuclear Submarines and National Security

The planned purchase of nuclear submarines under the AUKUS partnership presents capability, support, and policy challenges for Australia.

$1900 – PAC Agencies (GST Free) or $2090 (GST Inclusive) $2280 – all other (GST Exclusive) or $2508 (GST Inclusive)

November

21
Nov
2022
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22
Nov
2022

National Security College | Short course

Analytical techniques for policy makers

This course introduces participants to a range of powerful analytic techniques used by intelligence analysts. Policy makers at all levels will learn practical ways to improve creative and critical thinking, analysis and develop robust recommendations.

December

01
Dec
2022
-
02
Dec
2022

National Security College | Short course

Understanding Canberra: the national security ecosystem

Please send an email to epd.nsc@anu.edu.au to enrol

National security frameworks, architecture, decision making and oversight

Executive programs

February

28
Feb
2022
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25
Mar
2022

National Security College | Short course

Leading through disruption: executive development program for Senior Executives (SES1 and equivalent)

The National Security College’s premium program provides exceptional depth of insight across the full spectrum of Australia’s national security challenges and opportunities.

$34,000 (GST ex) for Partnering Government Agencies, $40,800 (GST ex) open rate. Course is fully catered and parking permit is supplied.

July

04
Jul
2022
-
06
Jul
2022

National Security College | Short course

National security foundations: concepts, issues, threats and futures

(July Nominations Full)

$3,375 (GST ex) for Partnered Government Agency. $4,050 (GST ex) open rate. Program is fully catered.

October

31
Oct
2022
-
25
Nov
2022

National Security College | Short course

Leading through disruption: executive development program for Senior Executives (SES1 and equivalent)

The National Security College’s premium program provides exceptional depth of insight across the full spectrum of Australia’s national security challenges and opportunities.

$34,000 (GST ex) for Partnering Government Agencies, $40,800 (GST ex) open rate. Course is fully catered and parking permit is supplied.

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