Executive Certificate GEOECONOMICS
This Certificate course consists of three weekend seminars on the following themes:
- Seminar 1. The Essentials of Geoeconomics
- Seminar 2. Geoeconomics and Economic Intelligence;
- Seminar 3. Part 1. Geofinance; Part 2 China’s Belt and Road Initiative in an Evolving Geoeconomic Context.
Dates of the first seminar: Friday 9 October and Saturday 10 October
Dates of the second seminar: Friday 16 October and Saturday 17 October
Dates of the third seminar: Friday 30 October and Saturday 31 October
Friday evening 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Saturday morning: 9:30 AM – 12:30PM
Saturday afternoon: 2:30 PM- 5 PM
The principal objective of this study programme is to introduce the main components of geoeconomic analysis and economic intelligence. The course adopts an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates economic, financial, geographic, demographic, historic, cultural and political factors, in order to examine the geoeconomic aspects of contemporary International Relations. The evolving strategic position of the nation state in the context of globalisation and economic competition is analysed. Economic intelligence strategies and different approaches to develop geoeconomic dispositions are discussed. Having completed this study program, participants are expected to demonstrate the ability to identify the different parameters taken into consideration in geoeconomic analysis, to analyse different strategic frameworks of states and private corporations to enhance their power positions in international economic relations and to integrate geoeconomic factors in the decision making processes.
PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
Develop the ability to apply geoeconomic analysis in different case study situations;
Integrate geoeconomic factors in decision making processes;
Develop the ability to apply economic intelligence strategies;
Participate actively in an interactive and non-conformist course;
Develop your professional networks and exchange views with course participants having different national, cultural and professional backgrounds.
TARGET GROUP OF PARTICIPANTS
Persons working in various economic sectors, public servants, diplomats, employees of International Organisations, graduate students, and other interested individuals.
Bachelor degree obtained and English language proficiency.
If you cannot attend the whole program you can select different seminars. For more information please contact the Institute
A Certificate in Geoeconomics can be obtained upon completion of the course.
Application deadline: 21 September 2020
Tuition fee : 1250 CHF Students 750 CHF
Tuition fee does not cover travel, accommodation, meals and health insurance.
GIGS does not offer financial aid to attend its seminars.
Executive Seminar 1
The Essentials of Geoeconomics
Executive Seminar 2
Geoeconomics and Economic Intelligence
Executive Seminar 3
Part 1. Geofinance;
Part 2. China’s Belt and Road Initiative in an Evolving Geoeconomic Context