Maxwell School graduates its largest National Security Studies class
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the
National Security Studies Program welcomed the largest class to the National
Security Management Course in its 23-year history. The program came to the Maxwell
School in 1996 and today is regarded as the premier national security program
of its kind anywhere in the United States.
Over 60 participants from the military and civilian sectors
gathered for a two-week executive educational experience from April 22 to May 3.
Among the 40 public and private sector speakers for this year’s course were
former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, Ambassador Chris Hill, journalist
Peter Bergen, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and Gen. Russel Honoré.
The course uses lectures, discussions, case studies, and
simulations tailored to help mid-career professionals develop the skills to be
better equipped to deal with strategic and operational matters associated with
national security. Upon completion, participants receive a certification in
national security management.
NSMC is one of many Executive
Education programs at the Maxwell School, preparing leaders for a global
community through midcareer degree and certificate programs, and customized
executive training in public administration, international relations, and
related fields study.