Planning, Forecasting and Decision Making

CORE COURSE | SISG-765 | 3 CREDITS


This course introduces students to a range of planning and forecasting techniques used in the defense and foreign policy communities. Fog and friction define not just war, but policy in general. The future is uncertain and subject to unanticipated changes. To meet these challenges, professionals require techniques to visualize alternative futures and make plans to maximize opportunities and minimize likely risks.

Required for the following concentrations at masters of international relations online:

Global Security Int’l Development Int’l Negotiation & Conflict Resolution US Foreign Policy & National Security