Certificate Course on International Security and Defence Management

About Certificate Course

Welcome to the Certificate Course on International Security and Defence Management! This course provides a comprehensive overview of security dynamics, threats to global stability, defence technology, strategic management, and counterterrorism and cybersecurity measures. Through interactive sessions, readings, case studies, and discussions, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze complex security challenges and develop effective defence strategies.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Gain a holistic understanding of security dynamics, including traditional and non-traditional threats, such as conflict, terrorism, climate change, pandemics, and cyber threats.
  • Acquire knowledge about prominent theories in international security, including realism, liberalism, and constructivism, and understand how these theories shape global security policies.
  • Explore the latest advancements in defence technology, including AI, drones, and cybersecurity measures, while also learning about the ethical and legal implications associated with their use.
  • Learn strategic planning, decision-making processes, and resource allocation in defense management, and understand the importance of national and international defence policies in shaping security dynamics.

Explore effective counterterrorism tactics, international cooperation in counterterrorism efforts, and cybersecurity measures and challenges, gaining insights into the evolving threat landscape and strategies to mitigate risks.

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have a basic understanding of international relations.
  • Proficiency in English is required as the course will be conducted in English, and all reading materials will be provided in English.
  • Participants should have access to a computer or mobile device with internet connectivity to access the online platform where the course will be delivered.
  • Participants should be comfortable using Google Classroom for quizzes and engaging in discussions.

Course Duration

The course spans over 10 sessions, with each session lasting approximately 2 hours. The total duration of the course is 4 weeks.

Who Should Enroll

This course is ideal for individuals who want to deepen their understanding of international security dynamics and defense management strategies. Whether you are looking to enhance your career prospects, broaden your knowledge base, or stay updated on the latest trends in security and defence, this course is designed to meet your needs.

Registration

Enrollment for the course is now open, and the last date for registration is 20th June 2024. We are only accepting 25 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. The course fee is Rs. 2500.

Class Policy

  • Participants are expected to attend a minimum of 8 out of the 10 live interactive sessions and engage actively in discussions.
  • Active participation in discussions forums, quizzes, Q&A sessions, and debate forums is required to enhance learning.
  • Participants must respect diverse perspectives and maintain a professional and respectful environment in all interactions.

Delivery Method

The course sessions will be conducted via Google Meet, and we will utilize Google Classroom for quizzes, reading materials, case discussion and debate forums.

Reading Material

Reading materials for each module are provided to supplement learning and deepen understanding of key concepts. Participants are encouraged to engage with the readings and use them to enrich discussions and assignments.

Evaluation

  • Attend a minimum of 8 out of the 10 live interactive sessions.
  • Respond to all quizzes and Q&A sessions.
  • State at least one opinion in discussion and debate forums

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the evaluation, participants will receive a certificate in International Security and Defence Management.