Arabian Peninsula Course Coordinator
McColm & Company (McCO) is a mission-driven consulting firm working to help clients achieve critical development and diplomacy objectives. We work with clients to build skills and connections that ensure stability and growth. McCO offers a suite of cross cutting core capabilities to design and implement solutions across three primary areas of practice, including policy & diplomacy, economic growth and trade, and strategic partnerships. The firm’s core capabilities include training and capacity building, research and evaluation, program management, and performance improvement.
McColm & Company seeks a subject matter expert instructor to design, deliver, and manage a 5 day course covering the culture, history, politics, economy, security, and other key elements and dynamics of the country/region.
The Arabian Peninsula course focuses on the following countries: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman. This course provides an advanced understanding of the key historical developments of the last century, the rise of oil as a basis of economic and political life, relations with neighboring Iran, the role of U.S. policy in regional security, and a look to the future of the region through lenses of youth, entrepreneurship, and more. It combines compelling lectures, advanced readings, open class discussions, stimulating field trips, and other participatory activities such as the preparation of a paper and/or an oral presentation in class. Class will have at least one outing to the relevant NEA offices to meet with policy makers and to be briefed on the conduct of regional policy.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The course is 5 days in length, beginning February 24, 2020 and ending February 28, 2020.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Please submit a detailed CV highlighting subject matter expertise and teaching/training experience via this webform.
The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2020 at 5pm. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, early/immediate applications encouraged.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
McColm & Company is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap. We value diversity.
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