Diplomacy 101: The Art of Cultivating Networks and Influencing

Product code: IA0186

Upcoming sessions

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17 April 2023

National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus

09:00 to 16:00 EST

24 May 2023


09:00 to 12:00 EST


01 June 2023

National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus

09:00 to 16:00 EST

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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



2 days




Other Government Department Employee


This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

For more information, please contact Learning-Apprentissage@international.gc.ca

This course will introduce learners to the art of diplomacy in a global context and discuss how technology and ideologies are impacting diplomatic practices.

Topics covered will include various forms of diplomacy, influencing and networking, and provide Global Affairs Canada’s definition, tools and strategic diplomatic priorities. This course will be the foundation in a Diplomatic Learning Suite, to be followed by a series of modules including Advocacy, Leveraging Social Media, Business Etiquette, etc.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • decide which forms of diplomacy to apply in specific contexts
  • use public and digital diplomacy to reach and influence new players
  • examine the successes/challenges of diplomacy in challenging contexts
  • discuss the importance of civil society

Legacy course code: 00027253

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Status
17 April 2023 09:00 to 16:00 EST IA0186-FR-2023-001 National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus French Full More Info
24 May 2023 09:00 to 12:00 EST IA0186-BIL-2023-001 Virtual Bilingual Full More Info
01 June 2023 09:00 to 16:00 EST IA0186-EN-2023-001 National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus English Full More Info
Date modified: 2022-07-11