Voices from CPD Professional Training

CPD's professional training programs provide a wide range of hands-on skills and analytical capabilities for mid-career public diplomacy professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve with new technologies, trends and practices. 

View the course offerings here, which can be packaged into a customized program to meet an organization's needs. Additionally, for information on CPD Summer Institute 2019 please click here.

With nearly 400 alumni worldwide comprising diplomats, non-state actors, international organizations, scholars and those from the private sector, CPD's training continues to evolve to meet the current needs of our ever-changing field. Our unique learning model of dialogue, simulations and peer-to-peer collaboration provides participants with valuable tools and skills needed to practice public diplomacy with impact.

Hear what participants to our most recent training workshop have to say:

Data-Driven PD
Adrián Collins
Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Value of Upskilling
John Fisher
Australian Embassy, Portugal

Thinking Strategically
Louise Kennard
British Council

Tech & Tools
Tristan-Emmanuel Landry
Embassy of Canada, France

Bringing Knowledge Home
Frank Schipper
Netherlands Embassy, Stockholm

More Day-to-Day Rigor
Stefano Contratto
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


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