The New American Presidency: Challenges, Problems, and Solutions

UIMP Cartagena
Cartagena, Spain
1 April, 2017 - 15 June, 2017

Description

This is an Specialized Course, entirely taught by distance learning at the International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP). The organizing team has a well deserved international prestige after 10 years of high quality courses.

Within this Specialized Course, each course can be conducted in English or Spanish. The student decides in what language he/she wants to follow the course. The course will address the key issues that the new Presidency of Donald Trump raises for the West and the rest of the world. The course will begin on April 1, 2017. Students who complete their assignments during the development of each module will finish the course at the end of May 2017. That is, the course can be completed in only two months, and in a complementary way to the main activity of the student (employment, other studies or other).

The course will address the central issues in Donald Trump Presidency, the American political system, the new US Government approach on Security, Foreign Affairs, Defense, Intelligence, the Economy expectations, the antipolitical focus implemented by President Trump, and so on. Potential students are professionals in these fields, public servants and employees in the private sector, university students, etc.

  • Completion of a written analysis work under teacher supervision, on the subject of the course. Minimum length: 350 words. Deadline: every written work must be delivered during the period of completion of each course.
  • Participation in the debate forum led by the teacher in each course (if the student wishes, he can make his/her direct feedback only with the teacher in charge of each course (Virtual Campus), in order to guarantee full confidentiality of the student's name).

Schedule

COURSE 1:  (1 to 15 April)    
THE TRUMP ANTIPOLITICAL PRESIDENCY: WEAKNESSES AND STRENGTHS

COURSE 2: (16 to 30 April)     
THE NEW US NATIONAL SECURITY

COURSE 3: (1 to 15 May)   
THE US FOREIGN AFFAIRS POLICY: THE NEW GEOSTRATEGY OF POWER

COURSE 4: (16 to 31 May)     
THE AMERICAN ECONOMIC POLICY UNDER TRUMP PRESIDENCY

EXAMINATION RECOVERY AND ASSESSMENT (1 to 15 June)
Period extra to submit pending assignments (students) and to receive evaluations (from professors).