Executive Education

At Georgetown University in Qatar, our executive education caters to the schedule and learning style of busy professionals. Our customized executive seminars and degree programs leverage our intellectual capital, global reach, and world-class professors to provide the skills, knowledge, and solutions you need in a complex and fast-moving international marketplace.

Georgetown University in Qatar offers multiple Executive Education Certificate Courses. These courses are carefully selected and expertly designed to provide junior to mid-level executives a solid understanding of how global market inter-dependencies and big data are shaping business and the economy, and it helps them develop the technical framework and intuition needed to enhance decision making, marketing, and strategic planning in the short to medium-run.




Dates: June 21- 24, 2020

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In this course, participants will learn the fundamentals of negotiation, while developing interpersonal techniques and tactics for effectively influencing people, especially in difficult situations involving strong emotions. Utilizing the latest research in negotiation, and conflict resolution, this course will expand participants’ abilities to more productively approach interpersonal interactions that may cause anxiety or discomfort. By the end of the course, participants will have more control and confidence during these interactions, more effectively managing them and influencing others.



What Works? Program Evaluation Techniques for Policy Managers

Dates: June 29- July 2, 2020

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The policy process is increasingly data-driven, but it is often challenging to make sense of competing estimates of program impacts. This four-day course will help you to understand where these estimates come from and which ones are the most credible. You will develop a more sophisticated understanding of the critical distinction between causation and correlation, you will learn about techniques that can provide plausible estimates of policies’ true impacts, and you will learn why these techniques often work… and why they sometimes don’t. You need no prior exposure to these concepts to take the course. We will be following a “ground-up” approach, under the assumption that you are learning the material for the first time

This course is made possible through a collaboration between Georgetown University in Qatar and the College of Public Policy at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, combining the expertise and resources of two of Qatar’s leading educational institutions.

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التاريخ: 6-29 يوليو 2020

كثيرٌ مّنا يعيد النظر في مفاهيمه عن الحياة والموت، ويصارع خواطر كثيرة تجول في رأسه حول العلم والدين والأخلاق وغير ذلك من الأنظمة القيمية والسياسة والاقتصادية. فقد ظهرت مؤخراً مقولة تسخر من الاقتصاد العالمي الذي توقف لمجرد أن الناس يشترون ما يحتاجونه فقط! هل يعني ذلك أن اقتصاد العالم قائم على الكماليات في مقابل الحاجات الأساسية؟ هل يعني أنّ المقاربة الإنسانية للحياة قائمة على أسلوب التمّلك بشكل جشع؟ ان أساتذة الفكر والفلسفة في تاريخ العالم -كان وما يزال- شغلهم الشاغل أن يرتقوا بالنفس البشرية الى أسمى مراتب الانسانية التي توصلنا الى إرواء حاجاتنا الحقيقية التي غالباً ما تُغرق في خضم المتطلبات المادّية، ومن ثم نصبح قادرين على الانتاج أو على “النشاط المثمر” كما يسميه اريك فروم.

في هذه الدورة سنحاول أن نستكشف بعض النصوص الأساسية في الأدب والفلسفة والدين وعلم النفس التي تتناول وضع الإنسان ومقاربته للحياة، سنتعرّض لبعض النصوص المختارة من أعمال عربية وأخرى عالمية مترجمة إلى العربية.

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