Navigating an era of strategic competition: executive development for senior managers EL2 and equivalent

National Security College | Executive program


This three-week program unpacks the evolving concept of national security, providing indepth analysis of a broad range of national security challenges facing Australia. Senior national security practitioners, together with thought leaders from academia and industry, share their insights in a trusted environment that empowers participants to hone their strategic thinking and leadership skills.

The program focuses on enabling senior managers to expand their professional networks, discuss the challenges of leading in a complex environment, and consider their own role in building capability and resilience in our national security agencies. Participants are offered interstate or international field visits and access to mentoring by current or former SES leaders.

Participants must hold a minimum NV1 security clearance

This program will run twice in 2023.

Course date: 
3–24 March 2023
8–26 May 2023
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU

Cost per person (ex-GST): $17,350 for PAC Agencies; $20,820 for all others

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