diplomacy and governance

diplomacy and governance

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This eight-week certificate course is an intensive training program for individuals on diplomacy and governance, which will be useful for individuals who are seeking a technical program for career advancement. The certificate course is also conducted to prepare applicants to take the Foreign Service Officers (FSO) Examination. 

It will enhance an examinee’s knowledge of Philippine economic, political, and socio-economic conditions; improve oral and written communications and provide insight to the duties of a Foreign Service Officer in doing his diplomatic and consular work.

Module Objectives

At the end of the module, the participant will be able to:

  • Assess international affairs from a professional perspective.
  • Contribute to intelligent discussion on current affairs, international relations, and governance.
  • Be able to answer the FSO examination with improved knowledge and information.
  • Be self-assured on subjects he may be verbally requested to answer and exercise confidence in his oral responses.
  • Show respect and calm, traits expected of a diplomat, in relating to his examiners and co-examinees.

Module Outline

Session 1:

  • Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics

Session 2:

  • Philippine History and Culture
  • Protocol and Consular Accessibility

Session 3:

  • Asian and World History

Session 4:

  • The Philippine Constitution, Politics and Governance
  • Introduction to International Law

Session 5:

  • Globalization and World Economy
  • International Trade Theory
  • Philippine Trade and Regional Blocs

Session 6:

  • Human Rights 
  • Key Issues in Philippine Social and Economic Development

Session 7:

  • Maritime Security
  • International Security: Issues and Concepts

Session 8:

  • FSO Career System and Philippine Foreign Service Laws
  • ​Review for the FSO Qualifying Examination

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This module covers an introductory course on Public policy in the Philippines. The module is also designed tounderstand and examine the dynamics, intricacies and challenges of public policy making in the Philippines. Lastly, Policy Analysis which is the heart and soul of policy is included in the module to provide the participants the properlens of examining the policy problem.

Module Objectives

At the end of the module, the participant will be able to:

  • Be able to explain and discuss the state of the Philippines’ national and international affairs.
  • Examine the critical aspects of decision-making in diplomacy and public policy.
  • Formulate policy recommendations for decision-making in public policy and diplomacy.

Module Outline

Session 1:

  • Models of Public Policy Analysis
  • The Public Policy Process in the Philippines

Session 2:

  • Economic Policy Making in the Philippines
  • Tools in Policy Analysis and Sample Exercises

Session 3:

  • Designing and Implementing Policy Programs
  • Program Monitoring and Evaluation

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This module covers an introductory course on Leadership and Governance in the Philippines. The module is also designed to understand and examine the various themes, dynamics, intricacies and challenges of leadership and governance in the Philippines.

Module Objectives

At the end of the module, the participant will be able to:

  • Be able to explain and discuss the state of the Philippines’ national and international affairs.
  • Examine the critical aspects of leadership as applied to governance.
  • Formulate policy recommendations for decision-making in governance.

Module Outline

Session 1:

  • Leadership and Governance in the 21st Century
  • Strategic Leadership in Organizations

Session 2:

  • Governance in the Philippines
  • Phronesis Leadership

Session 3:

  • Leadership in the Public Sector
  • Leading People in Organizations

Session 4:

  • Leadership in the 21st Century

executive diploma in diplomacy and governance

The Diploma in Diplomacy and Governance seeks to stamp a Benildean approach to public service whether the individual seeks to join or is already a member of the government.

The Diploma will equip participants with the skills needed to implement effective policy and manage organizations with diverse stakeholders; participants will also have a better understanding of the national and global contexts of public policy and international relations.

The target participants are from the public sector including the civil service, military, and law enforcement sectors, universities, the non-profit sector, and even from the private sector who are interested to attend an inter-disciplinary program devoted to a better understanding of the Philippines and the International Community.

for inquiries

Look for: Dianne Zarcilla – ladydianne.zarcilla@benilde.edu.ph

4/F Design and Arts Campus (DAC)
950 Pablo Ocampo Street, Malate, Manila, Philippines
✆  (+63) 8230-5100 local 3802, (+63) 8400-5425, (+63) 8400-7405
✉  space@benilde.edu.ph

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