The program’s format is a rigorous two-week session consisting of formal classes, discussion groups, interactive seminars, exercises, guest speakers, and informal conversations with faculty, colleagues, students, and staff. The range of interactions – from traditional academic learning activities to more intimate discussions and discourse -- provides participants with a well-rounded educational experience that emphasizes working with issues in a very real, hands-on way.
Some of the security- and management- related issues addressed include:
- The global terrorist threat
- Security policy development
- Global economic forces and their impact on national economic policies
- Regional security issues from around the globe
- Negotiation and leadership
- Business decision-making for senior security managers
- Nontraditional missions and interventions
- Legislative, press, and civilian-military relations
- Ethics and professional responsibility
Recent Faculty News and Publications
Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, authored "Obama's battle plan - Obama’s foreign policy needs conviction of leadership,” an OpEd for the Boston Globe.
Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs, authored an Op-Ed in Foreign Policy titled “NATO Owes Putin a Big Thank-You"
Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, authored “Western Strategy for a Declining Russia" in Gulf News.