Global Security and Public Policy

Florida International University | Miami, Florida

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This dynamic 2-day executive certificate program engages participants by placing them in direct contact with public policy and security experts as they discuss, debate, and develop strategic solutions to global security threats in the 21st century.

Join an international cohort of policy and security professionals dedicated to advancing their expertise in threat analysis, policy innovation, and decision-making practices. Upon completion of the program, participants will earn an executive certificate in Global Security and Public Policy from Florida International University.

Seating is limited. Program will be held in English with simultaneous translation as needed.

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Who Should Attend?

Government employees and security personnel in both public and private sector organizations, or in supporting industries such as, academia, law, private consulting, security, national defense and others as well as professionals interested in national and international policy concerning global and regional security threats.



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  • Cost of attendance is $1,250. Includes program, materials, parking, breakfast and lunch for the 2 days.


Module 1: Global Security Threats

Module 2: Policy and Strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Module 3: Effective Implementation for Decision-Makers


  • Examine current emerging security threats in the 21st century
  • Explore the intersections between public policy, security, and leadership
  • Understand analytical approaches to countering global security threats
  • Identify institutional challenges impacting state capacity

Previous Speakers:

Bruce Bagley, Ph.D., Professor, University of Miami

Alexander Crowther, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, FIU

Jose Miguel Cruz, Ph.D., Director of Research, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

Brian Fonseca, Director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, FIU

Eduardo Gamarra, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, FIU

Gabriela Hoberman, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Research, Extreme Events Institute, FIU

David Kramer, Senior Fellow, Steven J. Green School for International and Public Affair, FIU

Frank Mora, Ph.D., Director, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

Keith Noble, Ph.D., Director, Pinkerton

Bill Reynolds, Vice President, Analytical Services, Ackerman Group, LLC

Cristina Rodriguez-Acosta, Ph.D., Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, FIU

Hannibal Travis, J.D., Professor of Law, College Law

*Speakers are subject to change.