International Negotiation and Policy-Making

Knowledge, skills and tools to negotiate and make decisions in a complex world

Learn from negotiators, policy-makers and faculty professors, and engage with other professionals working in international organisations, diplomatic missions and public administrations, multinational companies and investors, non-governmental organisations and think tanks, and multi-stakeholder initiatives.


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APPLICATION DEADLINE
As the first module is online, you can still apply until 17 October 2022.


CONTACT US
Johnson Jimmye (Mrs.) | Admissions Officer | +41 (0)22 908 57 28
ee.programadvisor@graduateinstitute.ch

Objectives
 

  • Sharpen your negotiation and mediation skills for international contexts

  • Learn how to take decisions in complex environments

  • Identify the actors, forums and organisations tackling thorny global issues

  • Acquire tools such as strategic foresight for effective policy- and decision-making

  • Strengthen your communication and persuasion skills

  • Practice techniques for multi-stakeholder engagement

 

Who is this programme for?


Professionals in or aspiring to leadership positions in all sectors (international organisations, private sector, governments, non-governmental organisations).

 

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SDG 17 - Partnerships for the goals

Calendar

Module 1
19 Sep. to 04 Nov. 2022 (online)

Module 2
29 Nov. to 09 Dec. 2022

Module 3
15 - 24 March 2023

Module 4
24 May to 02 June 2023

 

Fees

Fees
CHF 22'000

 

Discounts

Discounts
Early bird, Come with your colleagues, Alumni, Chèque de formation
Contact us

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

Module 1

Fundamentals of Global Governance - Online (3 hours/week for 7 weeks)

  • Master the concept of global governance and its implications for policy- and decision makers

  • Strengthen your understanding of the international system and geopolitical landscape

  • Identify the actors, organisations and governance forums for various challenges

  • Master the fundamentals of international law, economics and political economy

  • Engage in handling complex issues on the global stage

 

Module 2

International Policy- and Decision-Making: Processes and Analysis - In person/hybrid

  • Understand the phases and cycles of international policy processes

  • Assess the policy landscape and weigh up policy options for different issues

  • Sharpen your communication skills and learn how to prepare a policy brief

  • Acquire tools such as strategic foresight for effective policy- and decision-making

  • Anticipate the impact of science and emerging technologies

  • Connect the dots and develop a holistic approach to sectorial issues

  • Learn how to engage in multi-stakeholder environments

 

Modules 3 & 4

International Negotiations: Theoretical and Practical Skills - In person/hybrid

  • Acquire deep knowledge of international negotiation theory and processes

  • Understand the contribution of neurosciences and psychology of negotiation

  • Exercise bilateral and multilateral negotiations

  • Identify the respective roles of governments and other stakeholders in global negotiations

  • Unpack issues of asymmetry of power and coalition building

  • Acquire tools to overcome negotiation deadlocks

  • Practice the difference between negotiation and mediation

  • Anticipate the impact of technologies and innovation on negotiation

  • Assess negotiation outcome against implementation and impact

Calendar

Module 1
19 Sep. to 04 Nov. 2022 (online)

Module 2
29 Nov. to 09 Dec. 2022

Module 3
15 - 24 March 2023

Module 4
24 May to 02 June 2023

 

Fees

Fees
CHF 22'000

 

Discounts

Discounts
Early bird, Come with your colleagues, Alumni, Chèque de formation
Contact us

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

Entry requirements
 

  • Professional experience, motivation, and applicability for your career:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline

  • Minimum 8 years of professional work experience

  • English language

 

Degrees Awarded

 

Executive Diploma in International Negotiation & Policy Making
Diploma of Advanced Studies (30 ECTS)
Requires successful completion of Modules 1,2,3 & 4 assessments and final paper

This programme counts towards the Executive Master in International Relations

Terms and conditions


 

Programme assessments
 

  • Final research or policy paper on a subject of your choice

  • Mandatory class attendance

  • Successfully complete module assignments

 

Class Experience
 

  • Peer-to-peer learning - highly diverse participants from various sectors, countries and professional experience

  • Interactive teaching - engage with influential practitioners and experts

  • Lead Faculty and speakers - available for guidance

  • Close to the real-life of a professional through practical sessions, case-studies and simulations

  • Critical thinking thanks to analytical sessions by faculty members

 

Alumni benefits
 

  • Executive Education graduates join the Graduate Institute alumni network of 19,000+

  • 10% discount on future Executive Education programmes

  • Networking and professional development opportunities

  • Alumni regional chapters in 20+ countries

Calendar

Module 1
19 Sep. to 04 Nov. 2022 (online)

Module 2
29 Nov. to 09 Dec. 2022

Module 3
15 - 24 March 2023

Module 4
24 May to 02 June 2023

 

Fees

Fees
CHF 22'000

 

Discounts

Discounts
Early bird, Come with your colleagues, Alumni, Chèque de formation
Contact us

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

 Faculty & Staff

 

Jérôme Duberry

JEROME DUBERRY
Programme Director, Executive Diploma in International Negotiation and Policy-Making
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Guillemette Carlucci

GUILLEMETTE CARLUCCI
Executive Education Portfolio Manager
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Calendar

Module 1
19 Sep. to 04 Nov. 2022 (online)

Module 2
29 Nov. to 09 Dec. 2022

Module 3
15 - 24 March 2023

Module 4
24 May to 02 June 2023

 

Fees

Fees
CHF 22'000

 

Discounts

Discounts
Early bird, Come with your colleagues, Alumni, Chèque de formation
Contact us

 

Location

Maison de la Paix
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2A
1202 Geneva

 

Location

Language
English
 

Our open enrolment programmes can be adapted to fit the needs of your organisation.

Customise the programme

Grégoire Landry

 

Grégoire Landry '21

Head of Legal of a sovereign institutional investor

"INP is a meaningful and powerful program. I have been particularly impressed by the diversity and the backgrounds of the participants and intervenants. The facilities and the support provided by the Institute make the life easier at every stage of the learning journey. All along the modules, kindness and respect facilitate the exchanges and from the first day, every participant feels comfortable and benefit from the various experiences of fellow students. The spirit of INP is, as that of the Institute, incredibly international. I warmly recommend to all experienced professionals and leaders to apply without hesitation to this exciting program which will feed their development and boost their international impact."

Grégoire has a 25 years experience in legal, financial and governmental services. He is currently Head of Legal of a sovereign institutional investor.

Ivan Ng

 

Ivan ng '18

General Manager & Director, Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific, Singapore

“I work in a transnational company with multiple stakeholders, global, regional and local and multi-functional teams from marketing, supply-chain, sales, legal and more. The INP programme has taught me how to navigate around this internal complexity towards a common consensus in multi-stakeholder environments.”

Ivan Ng is a Singaporean, with 13 years of working experience throughout Asia Pacific markets at Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Johnson & Johnson, as well as founder of 2 start-ups. Currently General Manager and Director for Johnson & Johnson Haircare Business Unit Asia Pacific.

Catherine Thompson

 

catherine thompson '18

Senior Secretary, World Meteorological Organisation, Switzerland

“The teachers were really dynamic and available for any questions we had. You must find the time to take the INP programme, in my life it's one of the most fulfilling things I've ever done.”

Catherine Thompson recently joined the Climate Risk Early Warning Systems initiative of the WMO, the UNISDR, the World Bank and the GFDRR. In 2015, she was recruited by the Communication and Public Affairs team of the WMO, beginning a professional reconversion into the IO’s community. Previously, she had pursued a career in contemporary art, working for several prestigious galleries in New York and Geneva.

Rogier Van Den Berg

 

rogier van den berg '18

Programme Manager, UN Habitat, Kenya

“The best thing about the INP programme is the people and the backgrounds of the people that it attracts. The fact that participants come from such different backgrounds says a lot about the course. It cuts across disciplines and attracts people from all sectors, providing you with the methodologies to shift between disciplines and professional expertise and enabling you to provide direction for change."

Rogier van den Berg has worked over 16 years as an architect, urban planner, consultant, academic and at the UN. He has broad experience in 'making cities', and advises national governments, city leaders and private sector in planning processes and design. He set up the Urban Planning and Design Lab at UN-Habitat in Nairobi in 2014. Now the Lab operates in 50 cities across 40 countries.

our community

 

Join a diverse alumni network of 18'000+ Graduate Institute alumni, 110 nationalities for Executive Education alumni alone, 180+ alumni of the International Negotiation and Policy-Making programme.

Alumni of the programme come from all regions, sectors and backgrounds. Entering its 12th year, join a growing community of negotiation and policy-making experts and practitioners, including:

  • Programme Manager, UN Habitat, Kenya

  • First Secretary, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations, New York, USA

  • Programme Officer, UNHCR, Turkey

  • Minister, Embassy of Columbia, Switzerland

  • Deputy Director, HR, ICRC, Switzerland

  • Protection Team Leader, ICRC, India

  • Deputy Head of Media, WEF, Switzerland

  • Senior Advisor - Vice President, Santander Bank, Switzerland

  • Principal International Auditor, Coca Cola, Kenya

  • General Manager & Director, Johnson & Johnson, Singapore

  • Independent Consultant, International Sports Federations, Switzerland

  • Emergency Doctor, Switzerland

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