2018 Executive development calendar

Full list of courses by date is available.

Professional courses

March

0607
Mar
2018

National Security College | Short course

Creating Insight: An Introduction to Futures Analysis

Our world is rapidly changing and disruption has become the new norm. Thinking proactively about the future security landscape, and taking a systematic approach to understanding future possibilities and risks, is a vital skillset for contemporary security professionals.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

April

0405
Apr
2018

National Security College | Short course

China Rising: Australia's Policy Options

China has assumed the role of a major geopolitical actor. Australia needs to understand key aspects of China’s development, worldview and outlook in order to negotiate shifts in strategic weight and economic influence.

Two day program (introduction + deep dive) The fee for this course is $2,250 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

May

1516
May
2018

National Security College | Short course

The Dimensions of Cyber - Challenges & Opportunities

Explore cyber to gain a greater understanding of this influential and ever-evolving domain from a national security perspective. The recent US charging of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies with conspiracy to defraud the US will be the case-study that frames this course.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

May

2121
May
2018

National Security College | Short course

Energy: Implications for Australia’s National Security

Emerging energy trends have important implications for political, economic, commercial and military realms.

The fee for this course is $1,300 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

May

3030
May
2018

National Security College | Short course

The New Weapons: Propaganda, Misinformation and Fake News

A host of global actors, state and non-state, are increasingly leveraging technology to harness the power of information – and using it as a weapon. How do they seek to undermine Australia’s security, the competitiveness of Australian businesses, and confidence in our democratic institutions?

A fee of $1,300 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

June

0408
Jun
2018

National Security College | Short course

Introduction to Australia’s National Security Challenges and Policy Making

This highly interactive one-week program introduces participants to national security.

The fee for this program is $4,750 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

June

1213
Jun
2018

National Security College | Short course

Intelligence Techniques for Policymakers

Have you ever wondered how intelligence professionals work through complex problems, identify alternative options or futures and test their thinking? Intelligence analysts routinely use a range of structured and group techniques to improve analysis by minimising common biases and groupthink.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners.

August

1415
Aug
2018

National Security College | Short course

Climate Change: Implications for the National Security Agenda

Climate change, extreme weather events and environmental degradation all have clear implications for national security.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

August

1616
Aug
2018

National Security College | Short course

Nuclear Policy and Security

This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to nuclear policy, an overview of the basics of nuclear science and weapons, the global landscape of capabilities and doctrines, and persistent concerns about proliferation.

A fee of $1,300 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

September

0405
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

United States of America: Rethinking the US Role in the World

The United States’ post-WWII role as the security guarantor in our region appears to be under siege by an ‘America first’ agenda at home and assertive rising powers abroad. This course looks to separate the substance of shifting power relations from the hyperbole of the news cycle.

Two day program (introduction + deep dive) The fee for this course is $2,250 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

September

1014
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Introduction to Australia’s National Security Challenges and Policy Making

This highly interactive one-week program introduces participants to national security.

The fee for this program is $4,750 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

September

1819
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Creating Insight: An Introduction to Futures Analysis

Our world is rapidly changing and disruption has become the new norm. Thinking proactively about the future security landscape, and taking a systematic approach to understanding future possibilities and risks, is a vital skillset for contemporary security professionals.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

September

2020
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Risk for National Security Practitioners

Risk judgements are critical to informing decisions about Australia’s national security. In an age of turbulence, disruption and interconnectivity, thinking about risk in a broader, more holistic context is vital in order to successfully navigate the complexities and challenges.

A fee of $1,300 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

September

2626
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Antarctica

With growing interest from existing and potential claimants, the strategic and security dimensions of access to and control of Antarctica are becoming clear. The leadership role Australia has held in Antarctic affairs cannot be taken for granted.

A fee of $1,300 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

September

2727
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Ethics and Technologies of War

Decisions around war and warfare are invariably tied to matters of life, death and national survival. This course examines ethical norms of the use of armed force for political purposes with a particular focus on the relationship between those norms and military technologies.

A fee of $1,300 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $1,600 (GST ex).

October

1819
Oct
2018

National Security College | Short course

Women and National Security: The Essentials

International research has revealed that the security and equality of women is a vital factor in the security performance of the state.

A fee of $2,250 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $2,700 (GST ex).

Executive programs

February

1902
Feb
2018

National Security College | Short course

Framing the Future: National Security Executive Level 1 Development Program

This interactive and practical two-week program will enhance your understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces.

The fee for this program is $11,650 (GST ex) for participating Commonwealth agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $14,000 (GST ex).

April

3018
Apr
2018

National Security College | Short course

Navigating Uncertainty: National Security Executive Level 2 Development Program

This program unpacks and analyses the concept of national security and provides in-depth exposure to the full range of issues and challenges facing Australia’s national security.

The fee for this program is $17,350 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners; and $21,000 (GST ex) at the open rate.

June

0408
Jun
2018

National Security College | Short course

Introduction to Australia’s National Security Challenges and Policy Making

This highly interactive one-week program introduces participants to national security.

The fee for this program is $4,750 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

June

2506
Jun
2018

National Security College | Short course

Framing the Future: National Security Executive Level 1 Development Program

This interactive and practical two-week program will enhance your understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces.

The fee for this program is $11,650 (GST ex) for participating Commonwealth agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $14,000 (GST ex).

August

2031
Aug
2018

National Security College | Short course

Framing the Future: National Security Executive Level 1 Development Program

This interactive and practical two-week program will enhance your understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces.

The fee for this program is $11,650 (GST ex) for participating Commonwealth agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $14,000 (GST ex).

September

1014
Sep
2018

National Security College | Short course

Introduction to Australia’s National Security Challenges and Policy Making

This highly interactive one-week program introduces participants to national security.

The fee for this program is $4,750 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

November

0530
Nov
2018

National Security College | Short course

Leading in Complexity: National Security Senior Executive Development Program

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

The fee for this program is $28,350 (GST ex) for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $34,000 (GST ex). Additional places will be considered on a fee-for-service basis.

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