DOCTORATE CURRICULUM

DOCTORATE IN PEACE ADMINISTRATION

DOCTORS LEADERS FOR PEACE

 

ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

  • The organization of the United Nations (ONU-I1)
  • Presentation of the United Nations (ONU-S2) 

ECONOMY AND FINANCE (ECF)

  • Strategic processes and complexity management (ECF-S1)
  • Corporate strategy in the era of globalization (ECF-I2)
  • The new economy and its rules (ECF-I3)
  • International finance (ECF-I4)
  • International tax and business law (ECF-I5)
  • Development issues : advanced and developing countries (ECF-I6)

SOCIOLOGY AND RELIGION (SER)

  • Population and inhabitant control in the world, future of the family (SER-I1) ??
  • Urbanization and territoriality (SER-I2)
  • Essential studies of major religions in the world (Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism and Confucianism, Zoroastrianism) (SER-I3)
  • Religions and philosophies : ethics of peace and non-violence (SER-S4)
  • Political philosophy and common good (SER-I5)
  • Underlying causes of conflicts (SER-I6)
  • Global governance models (SER-I7)

SCIENCES (SCI)

  • Ecological economics and environment technology (SCI-I1)
  • Information Technologies, opportunities and risks (SCI-I2)
  • Molecular biology and the post-genome era (SCI-I4)
  • Biodiversity and nutritional programs (SCI-S5)
  • Monitoring technological development (SCI-I6)

PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR (PCH)

  • Negotiation and mediation processes (PCH-I1)
  • Inter-religious and inter-cultural management (PCH-S2)
  • International negotiations (PCH-I3)
  • Bases of human psychology (PCH-I4)
  • Spirituality and human behaviors (PCH-S5)
  • Resolving ISM conflicts and interactions (PCH-I6)
  • Lobbying in the multicultural environment (PCH-I7)

PEDAGOGY AND COMMUNICATION (PEC)

  • Personal communication (PEC-I1)
  • Communication strategies during peace and conflict (PEC-I2)
  • Educational techniques and new pedagogical materials (PEC-I3)

ECONOMY AND FINANCE (ECF)

Strategic processes and complexity management (ECF-S1)

Date      : May 2002

Description    : History of strategic thought. Diagnosis and strategic planning. Economic and socio-political strategies. Decision processes in times of complexity and uncertainty. Rules of strategy for groups and developing countries through globalization and complexity. Chaos and dynamic systems theories applied to economy and finance.

Format      : Course, discussions, case study

Requirements   : Student participation, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : Articles, cases, bibliography

 

Corporate strategy in the era of globalization (ECF-I2)

Date      : December 2002

Description    : Globalization and internationalization issues in economy and finance. Impact on firms and non profit organization strategies. Criticism and future of globalization in the development of the emergent countries. Rules of globalization in new phases of the « world economy ».

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study 

Prerequisite   : ECF-S1

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

The new economy and its rules (ECF-I3)

Date      : September 2003

Description    : Rules of the game in the new economy. Economy and information technology (e-business, e-learning, etc). New economy and intangible management, communication management, knowledge management and economy of services. New channels of trade and distribution.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study 

Prerequisite   : ECF-S1, ECF-I2

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

International finance (ECF-I4)

Date      : February 2003

Description    : Introduction to usual tools and new tools of international finance. Banking system and stock exchange. Financial firms’ strategies, offshore banking, hedge funds, etc. Role of international institutions : IMF, ECB, FED, World Bank. Financing in the new economy, Financial networks and IT. International finance and excessive debts. Financial risk and peace.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

International tax and business law (ECF-I5)

Date      : January 2003

Description    : Comparative study of different international law systems : treaties. criminal, civil and tax policies in the major countries. Fraud, corruption and laundering policies. Organizations and international courts. International organization laws : NGO, OSCD, UN. Driving code for Internet companies. Human rights and children’s rights declaration. Law and peace.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Development issues : advanced and developing countries (ECF-I6)

Date      : February 2004

Description    : Development issues : cycles and theories. Development crisis and management. International actions for development. Rule of BIRD, IMF, OECD, CNUCED. The world since Lomé agreement. Development and peace.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : ECF-S1, ECF-I2

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

 

SOCIOLOGY AND RELIGION (SER)

 

Population and inhabitant control in the world, future of the family (SER-I1)

Date      : November 2002

Description    : Study of the demographic theories. Demography transition. Impact of demography applied to state and family policies. Populations and balance of power between states. Political implications. Population management and inhabitant control.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Urbanization and territoriality (SER-I2)

Date      : July 2003

Description    : Urbanization and territoriality. Psychology of urban, residential, and natural environment. Human behaviors and territoriality. Territoriality, culture, and spirituality. Crowding and urbanization management. Privacy and more habitable environments. Peace promotion and environmental design.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Essential of major religions in the world (SER-I3)

Date      : May 2002

Description    : Essentials and main comparative aspects of major religions in the world : Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism and Confucianism, Zoroastrianism. Organization and structures of the major religions in the world. Historical perpspectives and forthcoming trends. Religion, fundamentalism, and sectarianism.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

Religions and philosophies : ethics of peace and non-violence (SER-S4)

Date      : October 2002

Description    : Major religions and philosophies and topics of peace and ethics of non-violence. Theories of non-violence, philosophy of non-violence of the United Nations. Strategies of non-violence, historical figures of non-violence. Role of the Leaders Without Borders as agents of non-violence in the world.

Format      : Course, discussions, case study

Requirements   : Student participation, case study

Prerequisite   : SER-I3

Materials   : Articles, cases, bibliography

 

Political philosophy and common good (SER-I5)

Date      : October 2002

Description    : Political philosophy and perspectives across the ages and in the present. Common good and political philosophy. Individual, community interests and common good. Notion of common good, specific cultural contexts, and relativism. Peace promotion and common good.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Underlying causes of conflicts (SER-I6)

Date      : March 2004

Description    : Understanding causes of conflicts to prevent and manage conflicts - Structural causes of conflicts : economic, ethnical, religious, etc. Conflicts and micro-states - Dereglementation of legal violence - Sociocultural instability - Terrorism and new forms of violence - Implication of Leaders Without Borders.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : first 5 quarters

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

World governance (SER-I7)

Date      : January 2004

Description    : UN and world governance. New international order since the end of the cold war. De facto governance and "world companies". World governance and developing countries. Corporate governance. Role of Leaders Without Borders, chamber of equivalence of the diploma. Knowledge, IT dominations and world governance.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case studies

Prerequisite   : ECF

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

 

SCIENCES (SCI)

 

Ecological economics and environment technology (SCI-I1)

Date      : April 2004

Description    : Ecological economy and environment technology. Eco-ecology and eco-solidarity - Natural resources management ( water, air ). Waste management and reprocessing - Ecological interdependance. International trade and environment. Environment and sustainable development. Ecological international laws and diplomacy. Eco-movement.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : None

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

Information Technologies, opportunities and risks (SCI-I2)

Date      : July 2002

Description    : Information technology tools and ongoing transmutation of IT - IT as educational and development supports - IT as means of manipulation and disinformation - Multimedia and internet - IT and development issues - Technological international transfers - Expansion of continuous information and power of images. IT and peace management.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Molecular biology and post-genome era (SCI-I4)

Date      : March 2003

Description    : Future of molecular biology - Genetic engineering and ethical problems - Genome and post genome areas - Molecular biology and epidemic prevention - Managing and mastering genetic tools - International laws and genetics.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list.

 

Biodiversity and nutritional programs (SCI-S5)

Date      : December 2003

Description    : Reason and management of biodiversity - Management of natural resources ; FAO , UNDP. Northern-Southern imbalance - Nutrition in developing countries – MGO and nutritional risk. MGO and nutrition in developing countries - biodiveristy programs - Nutrition issues and peace promotion.

Format      : Course, discussions, case study

Requirements   : Student participation, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : Articles, cases, bibliography

 

Monitoring technological development (SCI-I6)

Date      : August 2003

Description    : Political , financial and technological intelligence - Intelligence in the Internet Age, methodologies and tools of intelligence - Military intelligence - Risk management, political risk and intelligence - Industrial , economical and financial espionage - IT , security and risk management - Intelligence and peace promotion.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : ECF1, SCI-I2

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list.

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR (PCH)

 

Negotiation and mediation processes (PCH-I1)

Date      : April 2003

Description    : Negotiation processes and methodologies - Discourse management - Negotiation and mediation strategies in conflict resolution. Understanding actors and stages of negotiation process, advanced negotiation. Different styles and strategies of conflict management – Negotiation, prevention of crisis and conflict, and promotion of peace culture.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list.

 

Inter-religious and inter-cultural management (PCH-S2)

Date      : June 2003

Description    : Specificity of management situations in inter-cultural and inter-religious context. Managing personal behavioral strategies in multi-cultural context. Behavior of multi-cultural groups. Methodologies, problem solving and decision making in heterogeneous context. Managing and mastering differences and promotion of peace culture.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : SER-I3, SER-S4

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list.

 

International negotiations (PCH-I3)

Date      : September 2003

Description    : International diplomacy and history of the international relations. Ongoing trends in the current world. Strategic debates and treaties on disarmament and new paradigms of defense. Strategies and structure of inland negotiations, major actors and minorities. New issues, populations of refugees and undocumented populations. Right of asylum and status of refugees.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : PCH-I1, PCH-S2

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

Bases of human psychology (PCH-I4)

Date      : August 2002

Description    : Main authors and thoughts in human psychology. Primary causes of action and thought. Philosophy of action and bases of human values. Scientific, philosophical and religious knowledge, personal experience and intuition: how we perceive reality.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list

 

Spirituality and human behaviors (PCH-S5)

Date      : September 2003

Description    : Human nature and spirituality. Spirituality and individual/group behaviors attitudes. Anthropological and ontological approaches to spirituality.

Format      : Course, discussions, case study

Requirements   : Student participation, case study

Prerequisite   : SER-I3, SER-S4

Materials   : Articles, cases, bibliography

 

Resolving conflicts in " ISM " (PCH-I6)

Date      : May 2004

Description    : Sociological and political study of particularisms at the age of universalization (regionalism, nationalism, ethnocentrism, racism, fundamentalism, etc). Evolution, nature, and level of the current dialogue between the various human groups. Tools and methodologies of dialogue to face universalization phenomenon and increasing coexistence of communities of different cultures.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : Full program

Materials   : books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

Lobbying and intercultural environment (PCH-I7)

Date      : April 2003

Description    : Lobbying : rules and context, means and tools - History and development of lobbying phenomena - Managing and mastering intercultural situation of lobbying - Main localizations of lobbying ( UN, EU, etc. ) - Risk and manipulation -Lobbying activities and promotion of peace around the world.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : None

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

 

PEDAGOGIE AND COMMUNICATION (PEC)

 

Personal communication (PEC-I1)

Date      : June 2003

Description    : Philosophy and anthropology of personal communication. Techniques of communication and strategy of image. Recognition and development of leadership. Strategies of communication adapted to conflict situations.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list.

 

Communication strategy for peace and conflict times (PEC-I2)

Date      : October 2003

Description    : Knowledge and comprehension of media organization and operations and control of the relationships with media. Designing communication strategies adapted to message contents and media channels. Mastering different media supports: TV, radio, Internet, writing press, etc.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements      : Critical study of supports, specific research dealing with candidate’s country

Prerequisite   : PEC-I1

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list or by the candidate

 

Educational techniques and new pedagogic materials (PEC-I3)

Date      : May 2003

Description    : New pedagogical tools and techniques. Evolution of pedagogical approaches; multimedia, Internet, CD Rom. Knowledge transmission and new pedagogical tools. Knowledge management, simulation and micro- world.

Format      : E-learning, Internet, CD-Rom

Requirements   : Critical study of the supports, case study

Prerequisite   : none

Materials   : Internet, books or texts selected from the reading list