The second course in the Winter 2014 Session of the RSC “Expert School” opens on Tuesday, 25 February from 19:00-21:00, focusing on the topics of “National Security, Military Reform and Defense Economics.”
As an independent “think tank” in Yerevan, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) offers a unique, certificate-based professional training program based on an academic calendar (January-May), which also includes innovative and interactive workshops and exercises.
The RSC Expert School meets every Tuesday evening, from 19:00-21:00, and is conducted in English (but we do offer informal translation for anyone with difficulty following or participating in English). We meet in the RSC Conference Room, located on the fourth floor of the GriarBusinessCenter, at 4/6 Amiryan Street in central Yerevan.
The new Winter 2013 Session of the RSC “Expert School,” featuring innovative and interactive workshops and simulation exercises, opened this past week. A new group of participants engaged in a two-part special training workshop on 17 and 19 December. The opening week started with an introductory orientation and a two-part session on “Research, Writing and Critical Analysis,” that was also bolstered by an interactive seminar based on current developments in the region.
Do you like to be challenged? Do you enjoy learning? Then join us on Tuesday, 17 December for the long-awaited start of the Winter 2013 Session of the RSC “Expert School,” featuring innovative and interactive workshops and simulation exercises.
We will be offering two special training workshops on Tuesday, 17 December, and on Thursday, 19 December, from 19:00-21:00. The opening week will start with an introductory orientation and a two-part session on “Research, Writing and Critical Analysis,” with an interactive seminar based on current developments in the region.
On Thursday, 7 March, the latest session of the RSC Expert School featured a special presentation and discussion of “Regional Security Trends,” with a focus on the military/security situation in the broader South Caucasus in general, and on Nagorno Karabagh, in particular. The attached presentation concentrated on five main topics: (1) an overview of “Regional Insecurity in the South Caucasus; (2) Deeper Trends & Deadlier Risks; (3) The Broader Significance of Mounting Tension and Insecurity; (4) an analysis of the “Shifting Balance of Power” in the region; and (5) a set of Six Recommendations to de-escalate tension and contain threats.
On 26 February 2013, the Regional Studies Center (RSC) held a special presentation and discussion assessing the current post-election crisis in Armenia. Most significantly, the presentation was followed by an interactive role-play and scenario-based exercise, with participants dividing into smaller groups representing the opposition and the government, in order to formulate and present possible tactics and strategy for both sides. The presentation from the event is attached.