The program aims to prepare students for a variety of roles, such as working within a Foreign Service or other government department; international civil service (such as the United Nations or European Union, African Union, ECOWAS); international NGOs (working in fields such as development, humanitarian assistance and conflict resolution); multinational corporations and international media. The programme also suits those engaged in or considering research roles within a policy think tank, risk analysis organization or doctoral programme and seeking to deepen their academic and practical understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice.
The programme has a multi-disciplinary structure and draws on the teaching and research strengths of International Politics, Law, Economics and area studies (especially of Asia, Africa and the Middle East) as well as a wide range of languages. Students choose a combination of courses to meet their specific professional needs and personal interests.
This Cert, Dip or Adv Dip can be completed in as little as 6 Months
The programme will be delivered through lectures, group discussions, practical demonstrations, video presentations, practical and experiential exercises, case studies,and role-plays. Students will be assessed through written assignments, projects, oral presentations, and videotaped counselling project/examination and online formatting
At the end of this course, students will be able to demonstrate core knowledge/skills in:
The recommended books for this program can be purchased directly by the student or through our school merchandise
Tuition for certificate programs is $560. Tuition for the Diploma programs is $900 and Tuition for Adv. Diploma programs is $1350. A one-time, non-refundable, application fee of $50 – and a Technology fee of $100 – are also required.
After paying the application fee of $50, students pay a deposit half payment upon acceptance or conditional acceptance to the program. Students then make monthly equal payments of the balance, which includes the technology fee of $100
The faculty at the Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies will exceed your highest expectations. Our accomplished teachers and scholars engage in research and scholarly work that is characteristic of the learning environment both online and at cohort sessions. Our faculty is comprised of leading professors, diplomats, psychologists, educators, authors, coaches, practitioners, and theorists from across the globe.
Majority of faculty members hold doctoral degrees and stay well-informed through research and scholarship that advance their field and enhance the value of your training.