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The New Westminster School of Diplomacy is an innovative institution that provides postgraduate-level seminars and intensive executive education programmes utilizing world-class curriculum and learning platforms that allow executive diplomats and political leaders to upgrade their diplomatic leadership, public administration and governance acumen and currency in the global marketplace. Executives will encounter both rigorous cutting-edge curricula and professors well-experienced in their respective profession.

 

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The Distinguished Ambassadors Programme is an advanced postgraduate course of study designed for senior-level political leaders and official representatives in government. The innovative and interactive programme with its distinctive world-class curricula provides a very challenging and unique opportunity for elected and appointed political officers, senior executive government leaders and international diplomats to advance their technical knowledge and upgrade their diplomatic leadership skills, governance acumen and currency in the global political arena. The coursework delivered in the Distinguished Ambassadors Programme will challenge and reward seasoned politicians and diplomatic leaders with a distinguished record of ethical leadership. The Distinguished Ambassadors Programme consists of 12 diplomatic leadership modules and 39 sequential learning sub-modules, which are outlined below:

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DIPLOMACY COURSES AND LEARNING MODULES

COURSE NUMBER 1 (GOV-600): Diplomacy and Governance

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Governance and Public Administration
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Effective Government Policy
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Traits of a Professional Diplomat
  • Ambassadors Module-D:  Government Objectives through Diplomacy

COURSE NUMBER 2 (GOV-608): The Role of the Diplomat

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Diplomatic Presentations to International Organizations
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Ethical Encounters of a Diplomat
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Diplomatic Leadership Traits
  • Ambassadors Module-D:  Humanitarian Considerations of Diplomatic Policy

COURSE NUMBER 3 (GOV-622): Global Governments

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  International Competitive Strategy for Commerce and Trade
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Global Government Networks and Institutions
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Government Programs and Interoperability with International Partners

COURSE NUMBER 4 (GOV-632): Leadership and Policy

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Innovative Leadership Solutions and Policy Determinations
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Public Policy, Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Parliamentary Leadership

COURSE NUMBER 5 (GOV-640): Ethical Diplomacy

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  The Ethical Code for Diplomats and Political Leaders
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Professionalism, Transparency and Ethical Diplomacy

COURSE NUMBER 6 (FIN-641): Financial Policies in Government

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Financial Modeling in Government Agencies
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Government Programmes and Budget Policy
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Financial Instruments in the Public Sector

COURSE NUMBER 7 (LDR-650): Executive Leadership in Government

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  The Role of the Senior Executive in Government and Politics
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Leadership Influence by Political, Civilian and Military Executives in Government
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Task Delegation, Senior Oversight and Responsible Executive Leadership

COURSE NUMBER 8 (DIP-662): The Influence of Ambassadors

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Ambassadorial Influence and Strategic Priorities
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Formal and Informal Influence of Ambassadors
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  The Real and Perceived Power of Influence of Ambassadors

COURSE NUMBER 9 (DIP-672): Ambassadors and the United Nations

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Ambassadors, High Commissioners and the United Nations
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  The Role and Challenges of a Nation’s Ambassador at the United Nations

COURSE NUMBER 10 (DIP-680): Prime Ministers and Presidents

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  The Chief Executive: Prime Ministers and Presidents
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Prime Ministers, Presidents and their Governments
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Leadership and Diplomatic Responsibilities of Presidents, Prime Ministers and Cabinet Officials

COURSE NUMBER 11 (FIN-685): Government Aid, Grants and Funding

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Implications of USAID Funded Economic Development Initiatives
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Government Financing of Infrastructure Projects in Developing Countries
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Government Programme Priorities and Considerations for Import and Export Financing
  • Ambassadors Module-D:  Government Funding for Technology Innovations in Multi-jurisdictional Competing Markets

COURSE NUMBER 12 (DIP-699): Diplomatic Leadership and Globalization

  • Ambassadors Module-A:  Diplomatic Leadership on the World Stage
  • Ambassadors Module-B:  Leadership and Diplomatic Alliances
  • Ambassadors Module-C:  Emerging Economic Superpowers and the Challenges of Global Diplomatic Leadership
  • Ambassadors Module-D:  Diplomatic Leadership and Global Political Corruption

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for admission to the Distinguished Ambassadors Programme include a digital application, photograph, screening interview with the Diplomatic Programme Admissions Committee, interview with two active Governors of the Board of Governors, a relevant four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited university with an excellent grade point average, three professional references, and at least 15 years of senior political and diplomatic leadership experience. On occasion, waivers of admission requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted to diplomatic leadership applicants with an exceptional leadership background. All waivers require unanimous consent by the Board of Governors.

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AWARDED PROGRAMME CREDENTIALS

Graduates of the Distinguished Ambassadors Programme are awarded the Ambassadors Diploma in Leadership and Diplomacy, the Distinguished Ambassador Laureate designation, Life Membership in the New Westminster College Alumni Association, and the Distinguished Ambassador Laureate Cross for business and formal wear.

 

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The Diplomatic Leadership Programme is an advanced postgraduate course of study designed for mid-level political leaders and official representatives in government. The innovative and interactive programme with its distinctive world-class curricula provides a challenging and unique opportunity for elected and appointed political officers, executive government leaders and international diplomats to advance their technical knowledge and upgrade their diplomatic leadership skills, governance acumen and currency in the global political arena. The coursework delivered in the Diplomatic Leadership Programme will certainly challenge and reward seasoned political and diplomatic leaders with a significant record of ethical diplomatic leadership. The Diplomatic Leadership Programme consists of eight diplomatic leadership modules and 25 sequential learning sub-modules, which are outlined below:

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DIPLOMACY COURSES AND LEARNING MODULES

COURSE NUMBER 1 (GOV-600): Diplomacy and Governance

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  Governance and Public Administration
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Effective Government Policy
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Traits of a Professional Diplomat
  • Diplomatic Module-D:  Government Objectives through Diplomacy

COURSE NUMBER 2 (GOV-608): The Role of the Diplomat

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  Diplomatic Presentations to International Organizations
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Ethical Encounters of a Diplomat
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Diplomatic Leadership Traits
  • Diplomatic Module-D:  Humanitarian Considerations of Diplomatic Policy

COURSE NUMBER 3 (GOV-622): Global Governments

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  International Competitive Strategy for Commerce and Trade
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Global Government Networks and Institutions
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Government Programs and Interoperability with International Partners

COURSE NUMBER 4 (GOV-632): Leadership and Policy

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  Innovative Leadership Solutions and Policy Determinations
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Public Policy, Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Parliamentary Leadership

COURSE NUMBER 5 (GOV-640): Ethical Diplomacy

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  The Ethical Code for Diplomats and Political Leaders
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Professionalism, Transparency and Ethical Diplomacy

COURSE NUMBER 6 (FIN-641): Financial Policies in Government

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  Financial Modeling in Government Agencies
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Government Programmes and Budget Policy
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Financial Instruments in the Public Sector

COURSE NUMBER 7 (LDR-650): Executive Leadership in Government

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  The Role of the Senior Executive in Government and Politics
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Leadership Influence by Political, Civilian and Military Executives in Government
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Task Delegation, Senior Oversight and Responsible Executive Leadership

COURSE NUMBER 8 (DIP-662): The Influence of Ambassadors

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  Ambassadorial Influence and Strategic Priorities
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Formal and Informal Influence of Ambassadors
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  The Real and Perceived Power of Influence of Ambassadors

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for admission to the Diplomatic Leadership Programme include a digital application, photograph, screening interview with the Diplomatic Programme Admissions Committee, interview with an active Governor of the Board of Governors, a relevant four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited university with a respectable grade point average, two professional references, and at least 10 years of leadership experience. On occasion, waivers of admission requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted to diplomatic  leadership applicants with an exceptional political and diplomatic leadership background. All waivers require unanimous consent by the Board of Governors.

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AWARDED PROGRAMME CREDENTIALS

Graduates of the Diplomatic Leadership Programme are awarded the Executive Certificate in Diplomatic Leadership, Membership in the New Westminster College Alumni Association, and the Diplomatic Leadership Medallion for business and formal wear. Upon petition and approval by the Diplomatic Programmes Admissions Committee, courses completed in the Diplomatic Leadership Programme are transferable for credit to the Distinguished Ambassadors Programme.

 

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The Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme is an advanced postgraduate course of study designed for government officials and political leaders early into their professional career. The innovative and interactive programme with its distinctive world-class curricula provides a very unique opportunity for government executives from various professional disciplines to advance their technical knowledge and upgrade their diplomacy, governance and leadership skills. The coursework delivered in the Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme will challenge and reward government leaders with a  record of ethical leadership. The Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme consists of five diplomatic leadership modules and 16 sequential learning sub-modules, which are outlined below:

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DIPLOMACY COURSES AND LEARNING MODULES

COURSE NUMBER 1 (GOV-600): Diplomacy and Governance

  • Governance Module-A:  Governance and Public Administration
  • Governance Module-B:  Effective Government Policy
  • Governance Module-C:  Traits of a Professional Diplomat
  • Governance Module-D:  Government Objectives through Diplomacy

COURSE NUMBER 2 (GOV-608): The Role of the Diplomat

  • Governance Module-A:  Diplomatic Presentations to International Organizations
  • Governance Module-B:  Ethical Encounters of a Diplomat
  • Governance Module-C:  Diplomatic Leadership Traits
  • Governance Module-D:  Humanitarian Considerations of Diplomatic Policy

COURSE NUMBER 3 (GOV-622): Global Governments

  • Diplomatic Module-A:  International Competitive Strategy for Commerce and Trade
  • Diplomatic Module-B:  Global Government Networks and Institutions
  • Diplomatic Module-C:  Government Programs and Interoperability with International Partners

COURSE NUMBER 4 (GOV-632): Leadership and Policy

  • Governance Module-A:  Innovative Leadership Solutions and Policy Determinations
  • Governance Module-B:  Public Policy, Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
  • Governance Module-C:  Parliamentary Leadership

COURSE NUMBER 5 (GOV-640): Ethical Diplomacy

  • Governance Module-A:  The Ethical Code for Diplomats and Political Leaders
  • Governance Module-B:  Professionalism, Transparency and Ethical Diplomacy

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for admission to the Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme include a digital application, photograph, screening interview with the Diplomatic Programme Admissions Committee, interview with two active Governors of the Board of Governors, a relevant four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited university with a very good  grade point average, two professional references, and at least five years of leadership experience. On occasion, waivers of admission requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted to government leadership applicants with a solid leadership background. All waivers require unanimous consent by the Board of Governors.

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AWARDED PROGRAMME CREDENTIALS

Graduates of the Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme are awarded the Certificate in Advanced Management, Membership in the New Westminster College Alumni Association, and the Advanced Management Medallion for business and formal wear. Upon petition and approval by the Diplomatic Programmes Admissions Committee, courses completed in the Advanced Diplomacy and Governance Programme are transferable for credit to the Diplomatic Leadership Programme.

 

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New Westminster College is a college that specializes in providing senior-level executive seminars and intensive advanced programmes in cyber security and intelligence, leadership and diplomacy, and English as a Second Language specialty courses. All executive seminars, programmes and intensive courses are less than 40 hours in duration and cost less than one-thousand dollars.

As a new college in Canada, New Westminster College respects and adheres to all laws and regulations regarding accreditation and shall not offer or issue any degree without first receiving legal authority and accreditation from the respective Ministry of Education of the particular province or jurisdiction where such programs are delivered and require accreditation.

 
 

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