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USC CREATE Executive Program in Counter-Terrorism - Washington D.C.

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The 2017 CREATE Executive Program in Counter-Terrorism will be held in Washington D.C., July 30 - August 4.  To read more about the course and instructors or to register, please click here.


The program is designed to challenge international counter-terrorism leaders and enhance their analysis, coordination, and response capabilities to the evolving terrorism threat. It is structured specifically for public sector professionals and policymakers and employs an interdisciplinary academic and experiential learning environment. Participants will strengthen their cross-functional skills through immersion in key issues and best practices presented by world-class research and public policy experts in counter-terrorism. In addition, the program fosters academic, professional, and personal development amidst a diverse group of peers from around the world.


The six day course and includes classes examining Homegrown Violent Extremism, Intelligence/Dark Web, Civil Rights and Privacy, Decision Analysis, Counter-Terrorism Policy Making and Democracy, and a host of other relevant topics. "The speakers on this course are household names," Professor Erroll Southers, CREATE Director of International Programs, says. "We have counter-terrorism experts, we have intelligence community officials, we have people who are responsible for iconic infrastructure." In addition to a series of informative and interactive lectures participants will also enjoy a variety of behind-the-scenes site visits to critical infrastructure and meet the experts responsible for keeping them safe.  Site visits will include tours of United States Secret Service headquarters, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Dulles International Airport and other locations. Space is limited, register today!


The deadline to register has been extended to June 30, 2017.

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