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Everyone is welcome to attend LSE public events where some of the most influential figures in the social sciences can be heard.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Business Model Innovation at the Base of the Pyramid

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This programme provides new insights, concepts, methodologies and tools on how to design, implement, and scale your own social enterprise or company.

  • Financial Risk Management

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of risk management practices in those advancing their careers in financial risk management.

  • London and Global Cities: Governance, Planning and Design

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course provides and exploration and analysis of the governance, planning and design of London, drawing parallels with and implications for other major cities.

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Age of Change

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course is designed around a series of cross-cutting questions at the core of what an entrepreneur needs to know and be able to do.

  • Human Rights Advocacy

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course will provide you with the latest academic analysis of the theory and practice of human rights advocacy. It will enable you to explore key examples of successful human rights advocacy and how they have been effective. The course scrutinises different approaches to advocacy and the challenges of getting organisations to examine embedded practices, think in different ways, and become more effective in their work.

  • Business and Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This short course on Business and Human Rights has been designed to offer a wide range of professionals an intensive look at two key business and human rights issues: shareholder engagement and activism and access to remedy for business-related human rights harms. The two-day course will explore each of these issues providing the latest research, up-to-the-minute policy developments and will describe some of the more innovative company practices and civil society approaches in both areas.

  • International Human Rights Law and Practice

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    No other course in the UK offers the range of expertise and depth of understanding of human rights law that will be available on this programme. The course will provide an indispensable guide to this burgeoning field of law. A certificate of attendance from the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE will be awarded to those who have successfully completed the course.

  • Law, War and Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This seven-week programme, carried out by way of a two-hour seminar each Monday evening, examines the laws of war and international criminal law from the perspective of international human rights law. It confronts the crucial questions: are human rights law, the laws of war and international criminal law three distinct disciplines? Have they now become so entwined that it is not possible fully to understand one without some knowledge of the other?

  • Children’s Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This practically-focussed two day course places in perspective international human rights law as it affects children. At the end of the two days participants will have comprehensive information on the international framework to guarantee the rights of the child.

  • Women’s Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This unique and original two day course examines the international human rights law framework that guarantees the rights of women and critically evaluates its potential to challenge core obstacles undermining the effective protection of women’s rights in the world today.

  • Business and Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course provides a clear understanding of how shareholder engagement on human rights issues can be linked to improving business practice and will explain the difference from issues around environment; social an governance (ESG) issues. It will provide opportunities to compare an organisation’s practices with leading companies’ approaches to reporting and shareholder engagement on human rights issues. It will also cover the latest legal and policy developments relating to human rights issues and discusses the role of lawyers and in-house counsel in resolving business-related human rights harms.

  • Human Rights Advocacy

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This event reviews the criteria for selection of an advocacy issue and will explore the application of the latest academic thinking to the identification of opportunities to bring change. It will enable the identification of a broad range of tools for human rights advocacy and select those which are most effective to deploy for a particular advocacy issue. It will provide an understanding if the trade-offs of representation; credibility and accountability in advocacy. It will outline how a human rights advocacy strategy could be evaluated in the short; medium and long-term. It will enable and examination of your own organisation’s existing advocacy strategies and propose ways to strengthen them apply the knowledge gained and be capable of designing fresh strategies.

  • Womens Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This training provides an overview of international human rights law; including general human rights standards to eliminate discrimination against women. It will provide an understanding of the specific framework for the protection of women’s rights in international law through a series of seminars and case studies and examines from a human rights perspective how to challenge obstacles undermining women’s enjoyment of basic human rights. It will address substantive issues of women’s rights today and provides access to leading human rights practitioners and academics.

  • International Human Rights Law and Practice

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This training is held on a Monday evening and is spread over a ten week period starting on the 3rd October through to the 5th December. It delivers a comprehensive understanding of internationally recognised human rights instruments and standards; how they work and how they can be applied in practice. It will provide access to leading human rights practitioners and academics and a coherent account of international human rights institutions. It shows the relevance of international human rights law to domestic law and identifies how human rights standards influence the development of law and policy. It will provide an overall improvement of critical awareness of key issues in contemporary human rights.

  • Law; war and human rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This training will be held on a Monday evening over a 7 week period from February 6 – March 20 2017. This training is relevant not only to those who need to be able to apply the international human rights law framework to the law of war in their work; but also to those who are interested in the added value of human rights and in discussing and analysing all of these issues. It will be of will be of great strategic value for those involved in developing government policy and practice. Military lawyers will be able to update their knowledge. Equally it will be highly beneficial for those who hold government to account; including journalists; campaigners; politicians and those acting for victims of conflict. It will be highly rewarding to academics and students and those with a general interest in war and conflict and how it is being regulated.

  • Understanding Childrens Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The training is designed for professional participants involved in either developing policy and practice in relation to children; or working in child rights and child protection. Lawyers working in child law will be able to update and develop their knowledge in this crucial area of their work. It will be highly beneficial for those who campaign for children’s rights and those who are interested in the added value of human rights and in discussing and analysing these issues.

  • Business and Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This course provides a clear understanding of how shareholder engagement on human rights issues can be linked to improving business practice and will explain the difference from issues around environment; social an governance (ESG) issues. It will provide opportunities to compare an organisation’s practices with leading companies’ approaches to reporting and shareholder engagement on human rights issues. It will also cover the latest legal and policy developments relating to human rights issues and discusses the role of lawyers and in-house counsel in resolving business-related human rights harms.

  • Human Rights Advocacy

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This event reviews the criteria for selection of an advocacy issue and will explore the application of the latest academic thinking to the identification of opportunities to bring change. It will enable the identification of a broad range of tools for human rights advocacy and select those which are most effective to deploy for a particular advocacy issue. In will provide an understanding if the trade-offs of representation; credibility and accountability in advocacy. It will outline how a human rights advocacy strategy could be evaluated in the short; medium and long-term. It will enable and examination of your own organisation’s existing advocacy strategies and propose ways to strengthen them apply the knowledge gained and be capable of designing fresh strategies.

  • Women's Human Rights

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This training provides an overview of international human rights law; including general human rights standards to eliminate discrimination against women. It will provide an understanding of the specific framework for the protection of women’s rights in international law through a series of seminars and case studies and examines from a human rights perspective how to challenge obstacles undermining women’s enjoyment of basic human rights. It will address substantive issues of women’s rights today and provides access to leading human rights practitioners and academics.

  • International Human Rights Law and Practice

    Training Course | The London School of Economics and Political Science

    The London School of Economics and Political Science

    This training is held on a Monday evening and is spread over a ten week period starting on the 3rd October through to the 5th December. It delivers a comprehensive understanding of internationally recognised human rights instruments and standards; how they work and how they can be applied in practice. It will provide access to leading human rights practitioners and academics and a coherent account of international human rights institutions. It shows the relevance of international human rights law to domestic law and identifies how human rights standards influence the development of law and policy. It will provide an overall improvement of critical awareness of key issues in contemporary human rights.

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