GlobalNET Topics

Classes, resources, and communities are organized around a specific topic. Click on a topic title to see all available items.
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Executive Coaching Executive coaching is motivation training that is aimed at helping corporate executives enhance their effectiveness in the workplace. The process of coaching executives usually involves elements of continuing education, exposure to many different ideas and philosophies regarding the proper management of a business, and concepts on how to retain enthusiasm for the work at hand and thus enjoy a high level of personal satisfaction with the chosen career. People with strong teaching and motivational skills often do very well with an executive coaching career.

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Facilitation Facilitation is a process that trainers, team builders, meeting leaders, managers, and communicators use to add content, process, and structure to meet the needs of an individual, group or team. Facilitation is provided by a person, called a facilitator, who leads pairs or groups to obtain knowledge and information, work collaboratively, and accomplish their objectives.

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The success of the U.S. economy due to land and tax system reform, encouragement of private enterprise and individual initiative, creation of favorable investment climates, curbing corruption where it exists, and spurring balanced trade; the independent roles of labor and management in negotiating pay, working hours and conditions, and other benefits associated with employment; the factors underlying industry and agricultural production, and how environmental protection has altered each; and the role of environmental protection.

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Global Health The area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide.

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The U.S. institutions that provide quality healthcare and voluntary Family planning services, housing, and other services, and the policies that are components of a social safety net, particularly for infants, children, and people with disabilities.

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Human Rights Rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. Proponents of the concept usually assert that everyone is endowed with certain entitlements merely by reason of being human.

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Human Trafficking / Smuggling The illegal trade in human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor, or a modern-day form of slavery.

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Humanitarian Assistance Programs conducted to relieve or reduce the results of natural or manmade disasters or other endemic conditions such as human pain, disease, hunger, or privation that might present a serious threat to life or that can result in great damage to or loss of property. 

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Illicit Trafficking

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Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

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Security cooperation projects that enhance the capacity of partner nations to exercise responsible civilian control of its national security forces, contribute to collective security, and absorb, apply, and sustain national security capabilities.

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Instructional Design The philosophy, methodology, and approach used to deliver information. Some courseware aspects include question strategy, level of interaction, reinforcement, and branching complexity. Instructional Design is the systematic development of instructional specifications using learning and instructional theory to ensure the quality of instruction. It is the entire process of analysis of learning needs and goals and the development of a delivery system to meet those needs. It includes development of instructional materials and activities; and tryout and evaluation of all instruction and learner activities.

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Intellectual Property Crimes

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 Information and knowledge obtained through observation, investigation, analysis, or understanding.

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Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance

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International Law The laws and legal systems that govern the conduct of independent nations in their relationships with one another. That body of law which is composed for its greater part of the principles and rules of conduct which States feel themselves bound to observe.

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An organization established by international treaty whose membership is open to all nations, such as the United Nations or the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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How the United States accomplishes effective and mutually beneficial relations and increased understanding with foreign countries in furtherance of the goals of international peace and security.

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This topic explores the tactics adversarial states employ in the grey-zone below the threshold of direct military conflict to destabilize democratic states. IW-HT tactics including coercive economics, the use of proxy forces, cyberwarfare, disinformation operations, and “lawfare;” and identifies whole of society deterrence, defense, and resiliency policies to counter them.

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The illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing topic covers overall management of fishing including (but not limited to) unreported or misreported fishing to authority, illegal fishing or harvesting in unregulated areas, or just generally operating in violation of the sovereign fishery laws.