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Skills Workshops for Diplomacy and International Business

3 ECTS credits
75 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 8020298GNR for all students in the 1st semester at a (G) Postgraduate - preliminary level.

Information about this course is applicable on academic year 2017-2018.

1st semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Grading method

Pass/Non pass

Can retake in second session
Taught in
Faculty of Economic & Social Sciences & Solvay BS
Responsible organisation
ES Academische eenheid
Educational Team:
  • Decaan ES (course titular)
    Activities and contact hours
    • 38 contact hours Lecture
    Course content

    Students will learn and practice the following skills:

    • Public Speaking
    • Trade Fair Management
    • The Art and Science of Convincing: Influencing and Persuasion
    • Reputation Management and Media Relations
    • Crisis Communication
    • Conflict Management
    Course material
    • Course text (Recommended): Skills Workshops for Diplomacy and International Business
    Additional info

    Syllabus and course material presented by the lecturers.

    Programme Objectives

    General competences

    By the end of the course students will master various skills required for successfully operating within diplomacy and international business.


    The final grade is composed based on the following categories:

    • Other Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

    Within the Other Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

    Attendance and Participation with a relative weight of 1 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

    Additional info with regard to grading

    There is no graded exam, students will be awarded a pass or a fail, based on attendance and participation. Students who do not attend cannot pass this course.