Global and Regional Security - ACSC-GRS

Joint Services Command and Staff College
4 days - residential

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About this course

You will gain a greater appreciation of the conceptual understanding of global and regional governance, as well as an understanding of the range of different security situations that exist both in the regional and global levels at the time of course delivery.

Course delivery is via central lectures by academics, practitioners, the media and facilitated discussions led by military directing staff and academics from Kings College London.

Applications timelines for the various categories are as follows:
  • MOD civil servants and other government departments, no later than 3 weeks before the start of the course
  • Industry partners and non government organisations no later than 25 August 2017
MOD civil servant application forms will need to be supported by the completion of the line management approval section before a place on the course can be allocated.

What you will learn

You will learn:
  • the strengths and weaknesses of global and regional institutions
  • the relationship between states, non-state actions and institutions
  • international behaviours: principles, norms and rules
  • the UN as a security provider
  • the economic aspects of international security
  • the contributions of NATO and the EU to managing regional security

How will this course help my career?

Providing a valuable insight for civil servant B2/C1s or personnel at that equivalent level of management; within the context of Defence’s potential contribution and focusing upon the operational level, this unique study opportunity explores the operational themes associated with global and regional security both in the UK and overseas perspective.

Working alongside military and civilian personnel studying full time on the Advanced Command Staff Course will allow interaction and contribution with a professional and unique learning environment.

Security and restrictions

Civil servants and OGD grade: B2/G7  C1/SEO, or industry equivalent. 

Overseas military or civil servants require a good standard of fluency in written and spoken English (NATO SLP 3333) and be comfortable with learning in English at post-graduate level.

Before you attend

Pre-reading material will be identified and is essential to personnel achieving good learning outcomes from attendance on the course.

You will be enrolled on the course Virtual Learning Environment to support engagement in the learning process.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
Serving UK military and TA personnel will be nominated by their respective career management grouping desk officers for attendance on this course.

How will I learn?

Blended Learning, Classroom

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