Global Security and Public Policy

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El certificado Ejecutivo Avanzado en Seguridad Gobal y Gestión Pública es una experiencia de aprendizaje para profesionales en distintas disciplinas como seguridad, Gestión pública, política exterior, entre otros. Esta experiencia enriquece el conocimiento y habilidad de los participantes para comprender los procesos de formulación de política pública y de evaluación de la seguridad global. Con la finalización del programa, cada participante recibirá un Certificado Ejecutivo en Seguridad Global y Política Pública emitido por la Universidad Internacional de la Florida. El programa se impartirá en español.

6-10 de Marzo de 2017

Precio: $1,250

The Executive Certificate in Global Security and Public Policy is a program designed for professionals and examines the intersection of global security and public policy. This week long program provides the skills and enhances the participants’ capacity to think and comprehend critically and evaluate processes related to public policy and global security. The program consists of three modules: Global Security, Security and Policy in the Western Hemisphere, and Leadership and Public Policy. The program will be taught in Spanish with simultaneous translations in English.

March 6-10, 2017

Cost: $1,250

Registration for the Global Security and Public Policy is now closed. Stay tuned for the next offering in the Fall!

Program and Key Learning Objectives

Day 1: Monday, March 6, 2017 | Module: Global Security

Key Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of tested analytic approaches to global security challenges.
  • Examine the most pressing threats to global security, including transnational organized crime, gangs, cybersecurity, and violent extremism.
  • Explore strategies used to combat emerging threats.

0900-0910: Welcome by John Stack, Ph.D., Founding Dean of the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at FIU

0920-0930: Seminar Overview by Frank Mora, Ph.D., Director of the Kimberly Green Latin America and Caribbean Center and former Deputy Assistant Security of Defense and Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D., Research Scientist at the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy at FIU

0930-1045: Global Terrorism and Social Media by Neil Johnson, Ph.D., Professor at University of Miami

1045-1100: Break

1100-1215: Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence by Bruce Bagley, Ph.D., Professor at University of Miami (UM)

1215-1400: Lunch

1400-1515: Cybersecurity by Mauricio Angee, Adjunct Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at FIU

1515-1530: Break

1530-1645: Case Study of Gangs in Central America by Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.

1645-1700: Wrap-up by Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.

Day 2: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | Module: Security & Policy in the Western Hemisphere

Key Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the intersection between global security threats and public policy.
  • Examine Inter-American relations and challenges and opportunities for regional security cooperation.
  • Explore trends in hemispheric security policy and effects on hemispheric security.

0900-1130: Inter-American Relations: An Institutional Perspective by Eduardo Gamarra, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at FIU

1130-1145: Break

1145-1300: Security and Defense Policy in the Western Hemisphere by Frank Mora, Ph.D.

1300-1400: Lunch

1400-1515: Policy Challenges in the Western Hemisphere by Dan Restrepo, Center for a New America and former Special Assistant to the President of the United States on Western Hemisphere Affairs

1515-1530: Break

1530-1645: Environment and Security in Latin America by Elizabeth Anderson, Ph.D., Professor, School of Environment, College of Arts and Sciences at FIU

1645-1700: Day 2 Wrap-up by Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.

Day 3: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | Module: Leadership and Public Policy

Key Learning Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of critical leadership skills in the public policy domain.
  • Interact with key leaders that are shaping policies across the hemisphere.
  • Examine leadership through case studies in disaster management and rule of law.

0900-1100: Gaming Simulation by Evan Ellis, Ph.D., Professor, U.S. Army War College

1100-1115: Break

1115-1230: Countering threat networks by Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University

1230-1400: Lunch

1400-1515: Disaster Management by Gabriella Hoberman, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at FIU

1515-1715: Rule of Law by Ana Carazo, Assistant Director of the Center for the Administration of Justice at FIU

1715-1730: Day 3 Wrap-up

Day 4: Thursday, March 9, 2017 | JGI’s 2017 Hemispheric Security Conference

Program participants will attend the 2017 Hemispheric Security Conference, co-sponsored with United States Southern Command, the US Army War College. The 2017 conference brings together experts from around the hemisphere to examine security in the changing hemispheric geopolitical landscape. The event is free and open to all program participants. RSVP Here

0900-0910: Opening Remarks by Mark B. Rosenberg, President of FIU (Tentative) and Douglas C. Lovelace, Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College

0930-1030: DAVOS Style Keynote Address with Senior Government Official Moderated by Frank Mora, FIU

1030-1045: Break

1045-1200: Panel 1: Trends and Challenges in the Region

Moderated by Joel Fernandez, United States Southern Command

  1. Street Gangs in El Salvador: Jose Miguel Cruz, Director of Research, LACC
  2. Threat Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean: Celina Realuyo, National Defense University
  3. Cybersecurity: TBD
  4. Energy and Environmental Security: TBD

1200-1330: Lunch

1330-1445: Panel 2: External State Actors and Regional Leadership Realignment

Moderated by Brian Fonseca, FIU

  1. Chinese Engagement in Latin America: Evan Ellis, United States Army War College
  2. Russian Influence in the Region: Vladimir Rouvinski, ICESI, Colombia
  3. The Venezuela Crisis: John Polga-Hecimovich
  4. The Brazilian Crisis: Joao Augusto de Castro Neves, Eurasia Group

1500-1615: Panel 3: Challenges and Opportunities in US Security and Defense Policy

Moderated by Frank Mora, FIU

  1. The Future of US-Mexico Defense Policy: Raul Benitez, UNAM, Mexico
  2. Central America Security: TBD
  3. The Peace Process in Colombia: Eduardo Gamarra, FIU
  4. Argentina’s New Trajectory. Fabian Calle, Ministry of Defense, Argentina

Day 5: Friday, March 10, 2017 | Module: Program Wrap-up and Closing Ceremony