The course on Multilateral Diplomacy was comprehensive, insightful, and innovative. The issues covered were timely and relevant, and the online chat sessions allowed for knowledge sharing by a wide cross-section of officials, including the facilitators working in the field.
Roshelle Henry (Foreign Service Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica), September 2017
Who should apply?
Working diplomats, professionals involved in international relations, and others who wish to learn about new topics in the field of diplomacy, or expand and refresh their knowledge of more traditional topics.
How much study time will I need?
Ten weeks of part-time study, with a minimum of five to seven hours per week.
How does the online course work?
You will work through study materials provided in the online classroom together with other participants, following a weekly cycle. Each week, you read and discuss lecture texts, adding questions and comments, and responding to those added by other participants and the lecturer(s). Other weekly activities may include self-assessment quizzes, short assignments, discussion forum topics, and group tasks. At the end of the weekly cycle, you will meet with other participants and lecturers in an online chat room to discuss the topic of the week.