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

National Security College | Executive program


This three-week program explores the evolving concept of national security, providing in-depth 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 are required to hold a minimum NV1 security clearance, and a C-briefing.

Course date: 
6–24 May 2024
29 July – 16 August 2024
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU

Cost per person (ex-GST): $17,350 for PAC agencies requiring additional places above pre-paid allocation; $20,820 for all others

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