Introduction to National Security: Critical Conversations

National Security College | Executive program

Summary

This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment. Participants will improve their understanding of Australia’s national security environment; hear from a range of thought leaders and experts; build a network; and enhance their ability to conduct critical conversations.

Course date: 
9am 10 August – 5pm 12 August 2020
9am 12 October – 5pm 14 October 2020
Venue: 
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU
Cost: 

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

Course overview

This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment. It is specifically designed for professionals wishing to gain deeper knowledge and insight into current and emerging national security issues facing Australia and the region.

Participants will be exposed to insight from experts and thought leaders on the issues of the day, and on potential challenges into the future; and will leave the program with deeper knowledge and an improved ability to conduct critical conversations on national security matters.
The program is designed for people who are new to the national security community, or who would benefit from an introduction to the community, broadly defined. Due to the breadth of the program and the introductory focus, there are benefits for people from all organisations, and from those working in policy, strategic planning, capability development, projects, operations and coordination. There is no minimum security clearance required to attend.

Past presenters for this program include: Professor Rory Medcalf, Dr Fiona McKenzie, CDRE Michele Miller, Mr Allan Behm, Ms Jacinta Carroll and others.

“Thank you for an outstanding course. I have been so impressed by the quality of the course, the calibre of the guest speakers and the professionalism and expertise of NSC staff. It has been a real privilege to attend, and I am looking forward to applying my newly acquired knowledge to my work in the future”.

Enquiries

Please click here to register or contact us at epd.nsc@anu.edu.au or on (02) 6125 2233 for further information.

All nominations must be completed in line with your organisation’s requirements and approval processes.

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