Security Policy

Engaging decision-makers in a complex world

The Institute fills three primary roles in security policy:

Knowledge Aggregator

The Institute brings together a select group of leading experts from various fields to share expertise, analysis and knowledge of emerging security issues.

Security Advisor

The Insitute mobilizes information and relays it to Canada's policy makers and corporate leaders, turning research and hot-off-the-press knowledge into actionable policy options and business decisions.

Educator

The Insitute runs a specialized certificate program for civil servants and private industry to establish shared knowledge, draw lessons from collective security experiences, and create connected professional environment that will keep the security context relevant in government and corporate sector decision-making. Delivery is via intensive short courses designed to focus on practical decision-making.

Upcoming Security Policy Courses & Events

Security considerations are on the mind of all decision-makers in the public and private sectors, and indeed, of most citizens. The Institute is trusted source of knowledge and learning in security policy. It fosters substantive dialogue and provides continuing education opportunities with top security policy experts from around the world. The exchange of knowledge on the most current and emerging security issues leads to actionable policy options, informed decision-making and enhanced planning for resiliency.

List of upcoming Courses

Course Code: 

160

Course Category/Template: 

Security Policy Institute

Computers and information systems are a fundamental part of Canadian life. Day to day activities, commerce, and statecraft have gone digital. The associated information technology underpins nearly all aspects of today’s society.

Next Sessions: 

Language English
October 23, 24, 2018
9:00 - 16:00

Course Code: 

777

Course Category/Template: 

Security Policy Institute

This intensive two-day course will examine the terrorist threat to Canada and how it is being managed.  Instruction will consist of a series of short lectures and case studies.  Participants will be engaged throughout and encouraged to offer their own views.

Next Sessions: 

Language English
November 19, 20, 2018
9:00 - 16:00

Course Code: 

776

Course Category/Template: 

Security Policy Institute

This two-day course offers students a comprehensive introduction to the modern Middle East.  It provides the historical background needed to understand the causes of today’s crises and problems, as well as the current key social, political and economic drivers of the Middle East.

Next Sessions: 

Language English
November 26, 27, 2018
9:00 - 16:00
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