Identify how cybersecurity threats are changing diplomatic practise in this Digital Diplomacy - International Relations in the Digital Age course offered from Global Diplomatic Forum by FutureLearn.
From fake news to hacking and AI, governments worldwide are facing technological advances that are threatening to topple established geopolitical hierarchies – and change the world order.
These technological advances are both a challenge to the work of diplomats, as well as an opportunity to change how the diplomatic profession works for the better – making it more savvy, safe, and switched-on.
Enhance your diplomatic career
On this course, you’ll learn from top international diplomatic experts at the Global Diplomatic Forum how to navigate the issues that cyberspace and the digital revolution throw up for diplomats.
You’ll explore how AI can be used to aid diplomacy, how to excel at digital communication, and how to develop an effective digital diplomatic strategy that will let your organisation make the most of emerging virtual spaces.
Learn transferrable cybersecurity skills
Examining the current cybersecurity landscape, you’ll gain valuable knowledge that you can utilise in your organisation, understanding how diplomacy needs to respond to the latest cybersecurity threats.
In just four weeks you’ll come away with practical training that will leave you with a competitive edge.
You’ll be ready to further your career in a 21st-century diplomatic environment, armed with cutting-edge training in digital best-practice and cybersecurity.
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Programme StructureWhat topics will you cover?
- Digital and cyber diplomacy
- Artificial intelligence and diplomacy
- The shifting world order in digital age
- 1 months
- 6 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
- No Attendance
- Proactive tutoring and support
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development Digital Communication View 15 other Short Courses in International Development in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- This course would benefit diplomats of all levels, from junior to ambassadorial. It would also appeal to diplomacy students and trainee diplomats aiming to pursue a career in diplomacy.
The Course Material Can be accessed online via a browser. Students will be given login details to access the course contents.
International529 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 529 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
National529 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 529 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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