2018 Executive development calendar

Full list of courses by date is available.

Professional courses

September

10
Sep
2018
-
14
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. Designed for professionals needing insight into the national security environment and relevant government frameworks.

2019 Fees TBC

September

20
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).

November

12
Nov
2018
-
13
Nov
2018

National Security College | Short course

Women in National Security Course

The course supports translating international research into practice. This research clearly shows that the security and equality of women is a vital factor in the sucessful 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).

November

28
Nov
2018
-
28
Nov
2018

National Security College | Short course

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

This one day course looks to separate the substance of shifting power relations from the hyperbole of the news cycle. It includes an examination of the upcoming mid-term elections.

One day program 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).

February

13
Feb
2019
-
14
Feb
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Intelligence and Policy Relationship

Australia’s national security environment demands enhanced interaction and collaboration between intelligence providers and policy-making officials. How can we get the most out of these relationships and meet the challenges of a transforming environment?

2019 Fees TBC

February

27
Feb
2019
-
28
Feb
2019

National Security College | Short course

Maritime Security and the Indo Pacific

Australia, as a large island nation, has substantial maritime interests to protect and critical interests in the current global and regional maritime order. But the maritime order is under increasing pressure, especially in the Indo Pacific.

2019 Fees TBC

March

05
Mar
2019
-
06
Mar
2019

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.

2019 Fees TBC

March

07
Mar
2019
-
07
Mar
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Dimensions of Cyber Challenges

Understand this dynamic and pervasive domain from a national security perspective. Engage with government officials leading Australia’s cyber response capabilities.

2019 Fees TBC

March

19
Mar
2019
-
20
Mar
2019

National Security College | Short course

Transnational Serious Organised Crime and National Security

“We certainly need to re-think the paradigm that domestic security and law enforcement can be exclusively executed within national jurisdictions”. Department of Home Affairs, Secretary Michael Pezzullo at AuSec 2018.

2019 Fees TBC

April

03
Apr
2019
-
04
Apr
2019

National Security College | Short course

China: Australia's Policy Options

China is a major geopolitical actor. Australia needs to understand key aspects of China’s worldview and outlook in order to negotiate strategic shifts and economic influence. This course is a critical conversation on the implications of China for Australia’s interests.

2019 Fees TBC

April

11
Apr
2019
-
12
Apr
2019

National Security College | Short course

The CVE-CT Spectrum

Consider the spectrum of operational and policy tools from building social cohesion, to countering violent extremism, as well as how to deter, disrupt and counter terrorist planning and attacks.

2019 Fees TBC

May

14
May
2019
-
15
May
2019

National Security College | Short course

Cyber

Gain a thorough understanding of the cyber security threats Australia is facing and build your ability to apply that understanding to policy and operational responsibilities. This course covers cyber security objectives, capabilities and constraints.

2019 Fees TBC

May

21
May
2019
-
22
May
2019

National Security College | Short course

Indonesia

Examine the current challenges and opportunities, over election year 2019 and into the future. The course details Indonesia’s political, economic and social outlook.

2019 Fees TBC

May

28
May
2019
-
28
May
2019

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. What are the implications for global and national security? And is Australia prepared?

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

03
Jun
2019
-
07
Jun
2019

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. Designed for professionals needing insight into the national security environment and relevant government frameworks.

2019 Fees TBC

June

11
Jun
2019
-
12
Jun
2019

National Security College | Short course

Intelligence Techniques for Policymakers

Learn 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.

2019 Fees TBC

Executive programs

August

20
Aug
2018
-
31
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). Note the 24 June course is open to all organisations (fee-paying).

September

10
Sep
2018
-
14
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

05
Nov
2018
-
30
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.

February

18
Feb
2019
-
01
Mar
2019

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). Note the 24 June course is open to all organisations (fee-paying).

April

29
Apr
2019
-
17
May
2019

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.

Note 2019 dates to be confirmed. 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

03
Jun
2019
-
07
Jun
2019

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

24
Jun
2019
-
05
Jul
2019

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). Note the 24 June course is open to all organisations (fee-paying).

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