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Public Policy, Politics & Security

Short courses that enable students and professionals to understand the complex realm of politic governance, conflict and international relations.

Advanced Parliamentary Theory and Practice

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will introduce you to the different functions that these officials will be required to perform, and the wider concerns involved. You’ll find this module particularly useful if you are an official in legislature, especially in Westminster-model systems, whether in the single House of a unicameral legislature or either House of a bicameral equivalent.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Anti-corruption and the Rule of Law

Available dates:

From: 10 May 2022 To: 03 June 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

The module examines the key principles and rules in anti-corruption, situating them within the context of specific jurisdictions with distinct legal, political and social traditions. The rule of law is fundamental to a full appreciation of the importance of these rules.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Approaches to Policymaking

Available dates:

From: 10 May 2022 To: 03 June 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Making policy requires the agreement and participation of many actors, such as politicians, bureaucrats, agency heads and staff, interest groups representatives, journalists, judges, local government heads, and citizen groups as well as international actors.  In this module, students are introduced to the process of making policy in this complex world.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Behavioural Insights and Government Policy

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module provides you with a critical understanding of the core concepts in behavioural science, and how they are applied to public policy. You will learn how new interventions can improve the outcomes of policy quickly and cheaply. You will also be able to explain and critique the way that behavioural science has been applied across the world to improve policy.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Brexit, Covid and the future of Britain

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

1 day

The course aims to explain what Brexit is, why it happened, and what it’s potential implications might be. Clearly, given the impact of COVID19, these implications will be tightly intertwined with those of the pandemic. The course will focus on explaining how Brexit came about, and how these two major factors will impact on the United Kingdom going forward.

Executive Education course

Price: £675 - £750

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Climate Change and Policy

Available dates:

From: 05 July 2022 To: 29 July 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will teach you about climate change policymaking challenges, and how to apply climate assessment in a field of UK public policy.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Communications, Media and Public Policy

Available dates:

From: 11 January 2022 To: 04 February 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module teaches a mix of practical tools and approaches that can be employed in order to become a more effective policy communicator. It also provides a theoretical and empirical exploration of the changing power dynamics of the media and communications industry in the context of the so-called post truth era.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Embracing Uncertainty: Policymaking in Turbulent Times

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

To effectively address situations of uncertainty requires knowledge, attitudes and skills that are commensurate with the intrinsic complexity of the world. This module provides insights into complexity theory, explains the key principles and mechanisms of complex dynamic systems, and discusses how these can be harnessed in public policy. As embracing complexity is as much a perspective as a set of skills, the module follows the principle of learning

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Empathy and Emotion in Policymaking

Available dates:

From: 05 July 2022 To: 29 July 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module sets out ways in which policymakers can engage more with a diverse range of voices. It will enable you to foster a connection with citizens across the country through a greater appreciation of empathy, emotions, and the very human dynamics of policymaking.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Ethics, Leadership and Governance

Available dates:

From: 11 January 2022 To: 04 February 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

The module will explore the factors that can erode, mask or hide ethical decision-making can be minimised or at least ameliorated. It will then examine how the right kinds of behaviours at the individual, leadership and institutional levels can be promoted.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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European CAPITALS programme-An Executive Training Course in European Public Policy & Management

Available dates:

From: 07 September 2022 To: 30 June 2023

Duration:

3 to 4 days per capital city

The International School for Government, King's College London, in cooperation with Hertie School in Berlin and the LUISS School of Government in Rome are offering an intensive learning experience for public policy and management executives in three European capital cities. Initiated and supported by leading personalities of administration and academia, this programme offers a deep understanding of policy and management processes in each capital. Comprising of three 3- to 4-day modules in Rome, Berlin and London, the programme will contribute to building a network among participants heading for future leadership positions.

Executive Education course

Price: £1900 - £6390

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Executive Training Programme: Drivers and impediments to reforming the UK Public Service

Available dates:

From: 07 September 2022 To: 09 September 2022

Duration:

3 days

Initiated and supported by leading personalities of government and academia, this executive education short course offers participants the ability to develop a good understanding of what drives reform within the UK Public Sector, discuss the merits and limitations of national approaches with the global context, explore the concept of the state in the UK context and contrast with other perspectives and understand how to place public service reform into the context of 'wicked issues',  such as climate change.

Executive Education course

Price: £2200

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Financial Management for Policymakers

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This course seeks to contextualise the informational environment in which accounting, particularly management accounting, is conducted as to assist policy decision-makers to make well informed decisions as they plan, control and monitor their organisations.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Foresight and Horizon-Scanning in Policymaking

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

The module is aimed at officials with an interest in policy planning, strategy, forward-studies and horizon-scanning on socio-political and foreign policy issues where uncertainty tends to be higher.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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iData: The Markets and Politics of Personalisation

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module covers key aspects and characteristics involved in the relationship between material infrastructures, digital culture and personalisation. It will cover major debates surrounding social big data as it relates to the cultural, economic, and political dimensions of personalisation.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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International Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Available dates:

From: 08 March 2022 To: 01 April 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module focuses on building the conceptual tools necessary for conflict analysis as well as providing insights into the process of conflict resolution and mediation. Through examining the causes, dynamics and options for resolution, you will be provided with a comprehensive overview of key themes in conflict analysis.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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International Relations (Undergraduate)

Available dates:

From: 04 July 2022 To: 22 July 2022

Duration:

3 weeks

International relations module for the King's Undergraduate Summer School in 2022.

Summer course

Price: £60 - £2175

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Key Models in Public Management: A Comparative Analysis

Available dates:

From: 10 May 2022 To: 03 June 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Based on a rich range of international and UK examples, this module discusses and critiques a range of key academic models on public management. Using these models, we will consider their potential application in direct response to a variety of public problems.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Learning What Works

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

In this module, we will explore the role of evaluation of in policy making and provide an overview of the tools of evaluation. You will have the opportunity to critique existing evaluations as well as design an evaluation of your own.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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National Security Studies

Available dates:

From: 27 September 2021 To: 01 April 2022

Duration:

20 two-hour sessions

Designed for students and security practitioners, this 20 week module aims to to understand the rationale for and to critically analyse the ‘national security approach’ in the UK and internationally.

Assessed Module course

Price: £2200

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Participatory and Deliberative Governance

Available dates:

From: 08 March 2022 To: 01 April 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will introduce you to the recent developments in participatory and deliberative governance, focusing in particular on democratic innovations. The module aims to introduce students to the theoretical underpinnings of democratic innovations in an applied way and will include a range of different approaches to implementing participatory and deliberative governance in different country contexts.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Regulatory Policy and Politics

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

Over the past decades, regulation has become governments’ preferred type of policy intervention in a wide range of areas of the economy. This module provides an introduction to the regulatory process.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Robust Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will introduce you to the method of Robust Decision Making (RDM), an analytic framework that helps identify a set of robust strategies. These strategies can characterize the vulnerabilities of such strategies and evaluate trade-offs among them

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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The Economic Analysis of Public Policy

Available dates:

From: 08 March 2022 To: 01 April 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module equips you with the key tools and methodologies needed to focus key economic concepts on their real-world application. You will learn to navigate the common difficulties and pitfalls that arise in a policymaking and will study detailed policy-relevant analyses produced by professional economists and other analysts.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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The Ideal of Self-Governance: Public Policy Beyond Markets and States

Available dates:

From: 01 September 2021 To: 31 August 2022

Duration:

3 weeks

Learn how non-traditional forms of governance can help to make modern societies greener, safer, and more prosperous.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course

Price: £0

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Understanding Multi-level Government

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module is designed to enable civil servants to know and understand that there are different political parties and policy objectives governing in all parts of the UK and the pressures this puts on intergovernmental relations, but also appreciate the need for stronger intergovernmental working across all four administrations. The

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Understanding Political Leadership

Available dates:

From: 05 July 2022 To: 29 July 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module seeks to expand the thinking of students about leadership in the political context. It analyses select situations and leadership experiences to understand how the associated leadership processes shaped the outcomes for the target societies.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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User-Centred Digital Government

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module seeks to explain what the user-centred digital government movement is and why it matters to public servants and policy makers. It explores why that movement came about, what it believes, and what it was responding to.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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Working Internationally

Available dates:

From: 05 July 2022 To: 29 July 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

Building on theory, interviews with practitioners, and case studies from around the world, this module addresses the growing concerns in international coordination through supra-national organizations and cultural issues in cross-border work.

Executive Education course

Price: £950

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