Background:

Hetta Institute for International Development (HIID) is a USA-based professional educational corporation specializing in human capacity building. The Institute specializes in helping the mid and senior-level executives, particularly those from the developing countries, to upgrade their skills. HIID was founded in 2001 and registered with Arizona Corporation Commission, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Hetta Institute for International Development is also registered with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. HIID also partners with the Center for Executive Training and International Development (CETID), a professional training provider in sustainable development, registered and based in Manhattan, New York City, USA    Since 2001, HIID has provided short term training courses to hundreds of high-ranking government and corporate officials.

Course Description:

The course critically and frankly examines both the synergies and trade-offs between free trade on one hand and national economic development on the other. The current backdrop of globalization will be the context of the discussion.

Course Learning Objectives:

This short course aims to enhance the skills of policymakers, lawmakers, foreign personnel, and corporate managers -skills they need to succeed in achieving their organizational goals.

Course Content:

The course is delivered in a workshop setting facilitated by seasoned professional facilitators with practical experience. Participants may have up to 2 facilitators in this course. Active participation is required and key to the success of the workshops. Other methods used in this course include case studies, group projects, presentations, problem-solving techniques, etc. Assessment is through effective class participation, group presentation, group projects, and class attendance.

  • Overview of development management
  • Explaining the concepts of globalization, trade, and economic reforms in the context of development management
  • World Trade Organizations and their accomplishments
  • The driving forces behind economic globalization
  • The role of government and the trade unions
  • Trade Reforms and National Economic development
  • Globalization and human rights
  • The pros and cons of globalization
  • Examining the impacts of the global economic crisis on developing nations
  • Assessing national compliance with the World Trade Organizations requirement
  • Foreign direct investments
  • Internal economic constraints
  • Impact on household
  • Productive economy
  • Social and economic instability
  • Capital flights
  • Fiscal and monetary impacts
  • Policy responses
  • Case studies
  • Problem-solving exercises
  • Related topics
  • Computer training with a brand laptop to take home
  • Field visits

Learning Outcome:

Participants will acquire the following practical skills:
  • Ability to identify and critically evaluate the policy consequences of trade reform, especially for national economic development.
  • Ability to chair or direct a major meeting of government officials or major executives in private firms, with the ability to identify issues, summarize conclusions, and build consensus.
  • Ability to critically assess national compliance with World Trade Organization requirements at national and firm levels.

Learning Methodology:

Participants can expect that most part of the course will entail their active input and participation as to the issues treated. Lecturing will be on specific to- the- point issues that will enable participants to gain the practical skills and knowledge noted above.

Who should attend?

This course is highly recommended for all individuals who work directly with the governmental department of foreign relations and trade and who wish to acquire the skills needed to enhance their negotiation skills.

Course Duration:

2 weeks

Training Locations and Scheduled Dates:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Jan 14-25, 2019 Jersey City, New Jersey, USA: Jun 17-28, 2019 Washington DC, USA:

Registration Fees:

The course fee is $4750 USD for two weeks. The course fee covers the following: instruction, course materials, one brand new laptop computer to take home, administration expenses, field trips, cultural programs, and miscellaneous program-related expenses.

How to Register:

To participate in this course, the applicant must:
  • Send a completed application form
  • Have a bachelor’s degree/or have relevant work experience at senior management level
  • Be nominated by the head of his/her department
  • Be a senior member of the organization
  • Demonstrate a devoted interest in the course
  • Have proof of English proficiency
  • Demonstrate proof of financial sponsorship for the course