Diplomatic Tradecraft

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About the Faculty

The Diplomatic Tradecraft Faculty focuses on the core skills, knowledge and attributes required to advance Australia's whole of government interests, both internationally and domestically.

Learning Streams

  • Analytical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Postings
  • Tradecraft Fundamentals.

Learning and Development Programs

Faculty courses offered to external audiences include:

  • Cables demystified (Cable Writing Skills)
  • Diplomatic Tradecraft Essentials
  • Engaging Effectively on an Overseas Visit
  • Intercultural Effectiveness for International Settings
  • Re-entry – Return to Australia
  • Records of Conversation.

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