2019 Executive development calendar

Full list of courses by date is available.

Professional courses

February

27
Feb
2019
-
28
Feb
2019

National Security College | Short course

Maritime Security and the Indo Pacific

Australia’s maritime interests are under pressure.

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).

March

07
Mar
2019
-
08
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.

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).

March

13
Mar
2019
-
14
Mar
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Intelligence and Policy Relationship

Australia’s dynamic national security environment demands enhanced interaction and collaboration between intelligence and policy-makers to inform decision points. How can we get the most out of these relationships and meet the challenges of a transforming environment?

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).

March

19
Mar
2019
-
20
Mar
2019

National Security College | Short course

Transnational Serious Organised Crime and National Security

Join international leaders and academics for this informative two-day course to consider the issues and implications of the intersection between TSOC and national security intelligence, defence, policy and law enforcement responses.

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

11
Apr
2019
-
12
Apr
2019

National Security College | Short course

Counter Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism

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.

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

14
May
2019
-
15
May
2019

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

May

24
May
2019
-
24
May
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Indo-Pacific: Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

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

29
May
2019
-
29
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).

May

31
May
2019
-
31
May
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Indo-Pacific: Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

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).

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.

A fee of $4,750 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

June

07
Jun
2019
-
07
Jun
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Indo-Pacific: Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

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).

June

12
Jun
2019
-
13
Jun
2019

National Security College | Short course

Structured Analytical 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.

June

14
Jun
2019
-
14
Jun
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Indo-Pacific: Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

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).

June

21
Jun
2019
-
21
Jun
2019

National Security College | Short course

The Indo-Pacific: Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

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

06
Aug
2019
-
06
Aug
2019

National Security College | Short course

Technology and National Security - Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on technology and the 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

07
Aug
2019
-
08
Aug
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.

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

13
Aug
2019
-
13
Aug
2019

National Security College | Short course

Technology and National Security - Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on technology and the 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

20
Aug
2019
-
20
Aug
2019

National Security College | Short course

Technology and National Security - Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on technology and the 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

27
Aug
2019
-
27
Aug
2019

National Security College | Short course

Technology and National Security - Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on technology and the 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).

September

03
Sep
2019
-
03
Sep
2019

National Security College | Short course

Technology and National Security - Breakfast Series

Join us for our exciting new breakfast series on technology and the 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).

September

19
Sep
2019
-
20
Sep
2019

National Security College | Short course

Women in National Security Course: leadership & impact

The course builds on the voices heard at the successful Women in National Security Conference 2018.

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). 2019 Dates TBC

October

15
Oct
2019
-
15
Oct
2019

National Security College | Short course

Changing America

The US role in the world is changing in response to internal disruption and external pressures.

Free Alumni Event

October

21
Oct
2019
-
25
Oct
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.

A fee of $4,750 (GST ex) applies to this course for Commonwealth participating agencies and NSC Partners. The open rate is $5,750 (GST ex).

October

29
Oct
2019
-
29
Oct
2019

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). 2019 date to be confirmed.

Executive programs

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 / market -based)

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.

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 / market -based)

September

02
Sep
2019
-
13
Sep
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 / market -based)

November

04
Nov
2019
-
29
Nov
2019

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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