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: March 15 - 18, 2020


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: March 21- 22, 2020

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This two day course distinguishes between correlational and causal evidence of programs' impacts; It understands how to evaluate evidence produced by a range of analytical techniques, including randomized trials, simulation modeling, instrumental variables analysis, statistical matching, difference-in-differences and regression discontinuity; and be able to explain in clear , jargon-free language how these techniques work and when they are (or are not) likely to prove useful as guides for policy formulation.

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


See the full list of our past courses.