“A dozen years ago it seemed geopolitical risk was a thing of the past … Now geopolitical risk has returned as a great shadow on the horizon of all significant investment decisions.” Duncan Wales.
Students will focus on acquiring the theoretical and practical skills and competences to understand how international relations work and to promote business abroad using diplomatic channels and processes, both in public institutions and in the private sector.
“Boards that are used to routine dashboard-style reporting of operational and financial risk find there is now a more dangerous and apparently less predictable factor in play — politics.” Lord Malloch-Brown
This programme provides professionals with the skills to include diplomacy as a key management tool. Experts will play a key role in understanding the new role of businesses, closing the gap between commercial activities and the management of socio-political issues.