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
Tad Oelstrom, faculty chair, was featured in Voice of Russia in an interview on the future of al-Qaeda following the death of Osama bin Laden.