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Global Studies: Risks and Threats in International Relations

Grenoble School of Management via FutureLearn

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Overview

Understand how risks and threats affect our world.

Why do some events have a more lasting impact on our global affairs than others? What threats directly affect foreign affairs and global policy - and how do we evaluate them?

Get answers with this course, which goes beyond the explanations you will find in the press and on social media.

Dive deep into global studies to look at anticipated threats and cultural divides and how they reshape the global landscape.

Get insights about demography, geography, and anthropology, and make educated guesses about our future.

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This course will be of interest to business and International Relations students, area specialists (Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America), professionals who work globally and earners concerned by the evolution of global politics and who need organized information about the evolution of world affairs

A Bachelor level in the fields of global studies or international affairs is an asset but not mandatory at all. French translations are available throughout the course.

If you are taking this course as part of the International Relations program for credit, you will be expected to spend 10 hours per week studying this course. If you are not taking the course for credit, 6 hours per week is expected for basic understanding.

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Alathea A
1.0 2 years ago
by Alathea completed this course, spending 10 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course looked promising, but turned out to be very disappointing.

1. The structure is poor. Individual units of the course grouped together very different topics, skipping from one to another with no clear line of argument. In a single unit, for example, we had a series of maps showing in quick succession: the countries which possess nuclear weapons, the main sites of Iran's nuclear programme, the spread of Ebola, population density in Africa, a diagramme of carbon sequestration, the territorial waters of the Gaza strip, natural gas discoveries in the Levant basin, distribut…
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Onyekosor E
4.0 12 months ago
by Onyekosor completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course should be taught or learn by leaders, aspiring leaders, or policy makers to fully understand what brings or leads to risk, strife, threats, war, or misunderstanding By so doing, it will go a long way to bring peace and stability to the people.
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