International Clients

From principles of U.S. government to the American system of higher education to professional and career development – programs for international clients deliver state-of-the-art education and training combined with multi-lingual support and logistical assistance for participants and organizers. Many of the School’s faculty members have broad and deep experience in the global context.

Sample Courses

Civil Service Leadership Development

Format: Two-week training program

Audience: Senior government officials (single/multi-agency)

Objective: Introduce principles of effective and ethical public administration and public-sector leadership. Topics include:

  • Civil Service as a Profession
  • Policy Development and Success in a Political Environment
  • Successful Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Qualitative Methods for Policy
  • Leadership Skills for Public Managers
  • Organizational Development and Change Management
  • Interpersonal and Interagency Conflict Resolution

Principles and Practice in University Education and Research in the United States

Format: Two-day seminar

Audience: University professors and administrators

Objective: Introduce the system and roles of higher education. Topics include:

  • The Structure and Evolution of the Higher Education System in the U.S.
  • Measuring Higher Education Outcomes
  • Connecting Research and Education to Government and Private Sectors Needs
  • University-based Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Professors and Admininstrators

Policy Process and Public Decision-Making

Format: Six-week residency program

Audience: Mid-level executives from state agencies and state-owned industry

Objective: Compare policy process and system between countries and build capacity to operate successfully with international partners. Topics include:

  • Comparative Governance
  • Public Policy Processes
  • Industry Sector Studies
  • Technology Development and Environmental Issues
  • Organizational Culture