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25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 12 May 2017 Training date: 15 May 2017 University of Geneva

In French from 08:30 to 12:30 am

In English from 01:30 to 05:30 pm

Lunch and exchange with the two groups

Certificate of attendance delivered by the University of Geneva

Digital communication, May 15, 2017

  • AM Storytelling à l'ère du digital
  • PM Storytelling in the digital age

Lecturer: Yan Luong, Foraus, Swiss Forum on Foreign policy

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Jun 2017 Training date: 30 Jun 2017 to 04 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Project Management

June 30, July 3, 4, 2017, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • How to initiate and define a project in line with the specificities of the project, resources and context?
  • Which management, methods and pragmatic tools should you choose or design?
  • How to integrate and manage the project within the organization and the stakeholders?
  • How to plan, design, implement, monitor, control, evaluate and close the project?

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Jul 2017 Training date: 06 Jul 2017 to 11 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Change and knowledge management

July 6, 7, 10, 11, 2017 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • How to systematically optimize the creation, the transfer and the sharing of knowledge within and between organizations?
  • How to transfer best practices in projects, programs and changing organizations in order to benefit of existing knowledge?
  • How to manage changes within the organization in a sustainable way?

    Lecturer: Prof. Jean-Yves Mercier, University of Geneva

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Jul 2017 Training date: 12 Jul 2017 to 17 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Leadership

July 12, 13, 14, 17, 2017 from 9:00 am to 06:00 pm

  • How to mobilize, motivate and lead members, volunteers and collaborators?
  • How to manage across cultures?
  • How to manage teams in complex situations?
  • How to identify your own leadership style and its influence on both individual and group performance?

    Lecturer: Claudio Chiacchiari, Saisir le temps, Geneva

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Jul 2017 Training date: 19 Jul 2017 to 24 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Financial management and accountability

July 19, 20, 21, 24, 2017 from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

  • How to design and analyse financial statements of an NPO?
  • How to plan and forecast budgets and control expenditure?
  • How to set-up relevant and effective internal controls and risk management?

    Lecturers: Sophie Pagnetti, KPMG, Virginie Blumet, WWF, Fabrice Ressicaud, Médecins Sans Frontières

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Jul 2017 Training date: 25 Jul 2017 to 28 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Communication, fundraising and advocacy

July 25, 26, 27, 28, 2017 from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

  • What are the basics of communication processes?
  • How to conceptualize, plan, execute and monitor a communication strategy?
  • How to develop and establish appropriate strategic fundraising solutions?
  • What can advocacy achieve?

    Lecturers: Prof. Jürgen Seitz, Stuttgart Media University, Gregor Henneka, UNICEF Indonesia

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Jun 2017 Training date: 26 Jun 2017 to 28 Jul 2017 University of Geneva

Executive Summer School 2017

Certificate of Advanced Studies in
Modern management for Non Profit Organizations

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Jun 2017 Training date: 26 Jun 2017 to 29 Jun 2017 University of Geneva

Strategic management and governance

  • What are the specific characteristics of NPOs governance?
  • What are the important trends in the environment of a NPO?
  • How to position your organization in its sector whilst considering important stakeholder needs?
  • How to choose suitable strategic options, alone or in partnerships?
  • How may NPOs’ performance be measured and managed?
25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Nov 2017 Training date: 04 Dec 2017 to 08 Dec 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

LEARNING TO CONDUCT LEGAL REVIEWS OF WEAPONS

States have a legal obligation to ensure that the weapons that are newly developed, manufactured or produced for their own armed forces are compliant with international law. Therefore, all States should conduct legal reviews of weapons at various stages in their manufacture or procurement. These reviews should be carried out by experts with a good understanding of the relevant legal provisions. This course will provide lawyers, diplomats and other officials with the knowledge and skills required for that purpose.

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Nov 2017 Training date: 20 Nov 2017 to 21 Nov 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

CHANGING OUR WORLD - FOR GOOD OR ILL?

In the last few years, the field of disruptive technologies has expanded with dizzying speed. While these scientific advances offer untold benefits to humanity, they also pose a myriad of tough questions about equality, ethics, security, commerce – indeed our very existence.

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 23 Oct 2017 Training date: 06 Nov 2017 to 08 Nov 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

BUILDING TOGETHER AND DESIGNING STRONG GLOBAL CITIES TOGETHER

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Oct 2017 Training date: 23 Oct 2017 to 25 Oct 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

INCORPORATE LAW INTO YOUR ANALYSIS, SHAPE THE GLOBAL FUTURE

The use of force in peacetime and during armed conflicts has various forms and manifestations. International law regulating the use of force is highly complex. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal rules applicable to the use of force, and teaches the skills to work effectively with legal concepts and documents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The following professionals will benefit from attending the course:

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Oct 2017 Training date: 17 Oct 2017 to 19 Oct 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

HOW TO ANTICIPATE AND DEAL WITH THE DANGERS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change is perhaps the century’s greatest security threat, with the potential to magnify the impact of a host
of global challenges, from armed conflict and migration to water, food and health security. This course is designed to equip participants with both conceptual and practical tools to advance understanding of climate change and its impact on global, regional and local security environments and to help devise workable solutions for this multifaceted challenge.

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 31 May 2017 Training date: 09 Oct 2017 to 25 May 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

THE MASTER OF ADVANCED STUDIES (MAS) IS JOINTLY RUN BY THE GENEVA CENTRE FOR SECURITY POLICY AND THE GLOBAL STUDIES INSTITUTE (GSI) OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA.

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 May 2017 Training date: 09 Oct 2017 to 25 May 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

BUILDING RESILIENCE FOR THE COMPLEX 21ST CENTURY SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Sep 2017 Training date: 02 Oct 2017 to 06 Oct 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

UNCOVERING THE KEY INGREDIENTS FOR AN EFFECTIVE DEFENCE
AGAINST CYBER ATTACK

Cyber-attack poses an ever-present security threat. This course examines the key elements required to devise a national cyber security strategy. It also covers how to design action plans to implement and maintain such a strategy, keeping it relevant. The course aims to deepen participants’ knowledge of cyber security and its role in creating crisis resilience at different levels of society.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Sep 2017 Training date: 02 Oct 2017 to 04 Oct 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

UNDERSTAND AND INTERACT WITH NON-STATE ARMED GROUPS (NSAGS)

The engagement of NSAGs is a critical and unavoidable subject since they frequently feature largely in peace negotiations and other facets of international work. The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and tools to achieve successful results when NSAGs are involved. With expert practitioners and vetted NSAG representatives contributing their insider insights, the course covers the hows and whys of engaging with NSAGs with a uniquely credible grounding in field reality.

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Sep 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 20 Sep 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

SHAPING THE PRESENT, MAPPING THE FUTURE

In today’s fast-paced world, policymakers and executives, more than ever, need well-informed foresight to gauge policy responses. This course explores the fundamentals of strategic foresight and how to create sustainable decisions in uncertain and rapidly changing contexts. It examines emerging security challenges, foresight methodologies, as well as when to apply specific tools and how to design purpose-driven processes.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Sep 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 20 Sep 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

GREAT LEADERS ARE GREAT INFLUENCERS

Agencies and organisations across the globe increasingly value individuals, at any level, who take initiative, communicate with clarity and who engage and inspire others towards achieving common goals.

This course will equip you with new knowledge, skills and tools to develop your ability to lead, influence and communicate with impact.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

25 Apr 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Sep 2017 Training date: 11 Sep 2017 to 13 Sep 2017 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

A LEADERSHIP COURSE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Classic diplomatic methods have their limits. Today’s complex global pattern of conflict calls for new thinking and a more inclusive approach. Creative diplomacy aims to generate curiosity, creativity and innovation in defining and conducting foreign policy, encouraging participants to open their minds to new skills and perspectives. They will be able to discuss common challenges, share experiences and develop creative and innovative solutions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND