Milan, Italy

Managing International Relations Part 2

online course
when 15 September 2017 - 20 October 2017
language English
duration 5 weeks

The E-learning course, Analyzing and understanding the complexity of a changing world, is made up of 4 modules dealing with key aspects of analysis of international relations:
- Methodology and skills for analysis of international relations and subsequent dissemination of outcomes
- Open Source Intelligence on key international relations events and dynamics;
- Major current geopolitical and geo-economic issues;
- Fundamental elements in key international negotiation processes

Module 1 - International Relations Analysis
Module 2 - Open Source Intelligence
Module 3 - Geopolitics and Geo-economics
Module 4 - International Negotiations

The topics will be dealt with from both theoretical and practical perspectives, with exercises, analyses and a final simulation. There will be a primary instructor for each module and additional academics and experts will contribute opinions and analyses.

a) Video lessons
b) Experts’ views and analyses
c) Reading and study materials
d) Assignments and exercises
e) Final analysis
f) Discussion forum

The E-learning course will require an average of 25 hours of work/study.

Course leader

Aldo Pigoli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Aldo Pigoli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Riccardo Redaelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Leonida Reitano, Associazione di Giornalismo Investigativo (AGI)
Manuela Tortora

Target group

The Managing International Relations course is aimed at university students, young professionals and experienced workers.

Course aim

Managers in International Relations, whether by choice or necessity, need to be able to deal with a wide range of tasks:
- Gather and use information at an international level, in order to build a proper knowledge base and to be better prepared to make decisions;
- Understand political, economic and security changes and their evolution, e.g. Brexit, currency wars, the conflict in Syria and so on;
- Manage negotiation processes in a multicultural world.

The course aims to give participants a toolkit which they can use to better understand, analyze and manage international relations.

Fee info

EUR 0: The registration fee for the Ee-learning course is € 299 + VAT. For students currently enrolled at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore the registration fee is € 199 + VAT.