LCT can deliver most courses in an e-learning format. Please contact for more details



LCT can deliver most courses in an e-learning format. Please contact for more details


Course Dates:

Course Reference: PR.12
Duration: 5 days
Location: London


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Who should attend?

  • Government officials, MPs, Senior civil servants
  • Spokespersons and senior communications officials
  • Diplomatic staff, advisers and consultants
  • Embassy and High Commission staff
  • Foreign Ministry senior staff and officials
  • All personnel dealing with International Relations
  • Directors of policy and communications
  • Policy and campaigns managers
  • Public Relations Officials
  • Employees involved in external affairs and protocol
  • Key personnel from all Ministries
  • Security Forces personnel
  • Management from departments organising international conferences and meetings
  • Permanent Secretaries, senior secretarial staff and administrators
  • Business leaders with government contracts


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Develop and understand how international relations functions
  • Appreciate the role of diplomacy in foreign affairs
  • Raise an awareness of ethical considerations in overseas activities
  • Understand the impact of international law, relationships and procedures on national governments
  • Make aware the importance of protocol and procedures for overseas and visiting dignitaries
  • How to use diplomacy in times of conflict and crisis.
  • What the real and ethical obligations of diplomatic recognition and privilege are
  • What international codes of ethics are and their obligations
  • Appreciate the basic principles of international negotiating
  • The impact of social media and new technology on diplomatic activity
  • Understand how 24 hour news has changed the international relations landscape
  • How to use media to good use in diplomatic initiatives
  • What the use and function of Embassies, High Commissions and other international missions are
  • To understand the importance of good event planning to the overall success of international government and corporate strategy
  • To understand the impact of international affairs on national ‘international relations, programmes and diplomatic strategies


  • Understanding International Relations
  • The role of diplomacy in international affairs
  • Ethics and their importance in
  • international affairs
  • The Management of Communications
  • Important diplomatic, ethical and communications considerations


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Executive Laptop


Operating System: Windows 10

Processor: Intel Core i5 2.4GHz

Memory: 6GB DDR4

Storage: 1TB HDD

Display 15.6"

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Apple iPad


Capacity: 128GB

9.7" Retina display

A10 chip with 64-bit architecture and M10 motion processor

Wi-Fi and Cellular

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Manager Laptop


Operating System: Windows 10

Processor: Intel Core i3 2.8GHz

Memory: 4GB DDR4

Storage: 500GB HDD

Display 15.6"

Laptop specifications are subject to change without notice. The above specifications are only for illustration purposes. A similar or superior laptop will be issued where possible. We will always source the best quality brand new laptop at the time of purchasing. The invoice must be paid in advance before the laptop is released to the delegate.