Upcoming Sessions

Session Title
Mastering Trade Policy: Understanding and Acting in Today's Economy

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Faculty Chair

Program Director: Sergei Konoplyov
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Session Description

Program Fee: The program fee includes tuition, housing, curricular materials and most meals.
Executive Certificate: This program is part of the Economic Development Executive Certificate series.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs): This program aligns with one or more Executive Core Qualifications.

Globalization has made trade policy a more prominent and complex sphere of public policy. Policymakers, analysts, business people and activists must deal simultaneously with initiatives at the national, bilateral, regional and multilateral levels.

No longer confined to tariffs and quotas, trade policy is completely linked to a nation’s social and environmental policies—not to mention a country’s overall development strategy.

Designed for All Trade Practitioners

Mastering Trade Policy: Understanding and Acting in Today’s Economy teaches you how to analyze, formulate, negotiate and implement effective policies and practices in your field. This trade policy executive program offers a practical approach that emphasizes the core competencies of successful practitioners as well as the latest political and policy developments in the field. Current issues include technological frontiers in intellectual property rights, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms and the need to make the system better for economic development.

Hear from Faculty Chair Robert Lawrence

Learn more about the program from Faculty Chair Robert Lawrence, the Albert L Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at Harvard Kennedy School.

Mastering Trade Policy will provide you with:

  • An enhanced understanding of the relationship between economics and trade policy
  • An advanced skill set in negotiations
  • A deeper knowledge of the institutions and rules of international trade
  • The capacity to integrate theory and practice in all of these areas