The flagship program in National Security and Public Policy implemented since 2001 is designed to prepare analysts for national security community for careers as government policy makers in defense/security agencies, diplomats, non- governmental policy analysts and business leaders. It offers training in analytical methods and approaches to national security and public policy and focuses on skills and knowledge necessary to participate in the national security policy process and shape its future. The emphasis is on giving students the analytical tools to effectively address critical public policy and national security issues thereby enhance public policy debate and capacity of making effective and better informed decisions.
The training curriculum includes courses on Economics, International and National Security, Public Policy Analysis, Research Methods, Post-Soviet Space, Middle East, Strategic Communication, Energy Security and International Finances, around 200 hours of class instruction. Courses are delivered by the U.S. and Georgian instructors.
The training program is implemented by Rondeli Foundation and is supported by the U.S. Government.