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Headings/Modules
Folder
Folder Contents
Type
Kb/Pgs
         
Program Introduction Documents Guide Introduction to Program guide 154kb/12pgs
  Resources (1) Glossary of Terms resource 987kb/123pgs
    (2) Acronyms resource 41kb/1pg
    (3) Links resource  
 
I. Understanding Commercial Diplomacy        
Module 1. Understanding Commercial Diplomacy Guide Instructions to Understanding Commercial
Diplomacy
guide  
  Manual Understanding Commercial Diplomacy manual 88kb/9pgs
  PowerPoint Training in Commercial Diplomacy powerpoint 76kb/19slds
  Resources Background Materials to Understanding
Commercial Diplomacy
resource 28kb/2pgs
  Test Test Questions to Understanding CD test  
    
Module 2. Trade Policy Process Guide Instructions to Trade Policy Process guide  
  Manual Trade Policy Process manual 72kb/5pgs
  PowerPoint Trade Policy Process powerpoint  
  Resources Background Materials to Understanding
Commercial Diplomacy
resource  
  Test Test Questions to Trade Policy Process test  
    
II. The Global Trading System        
Module 3. The World Trade Organization Guide Instructions to The World Trade
Organization
guide  
  Manual WTO in Brief manual 276kb/5pgs
  Power Point (1) GATT (2) WTO (3) GATS (4) IPR
(5) TBT (6) SPS
powerpoint 12kb/index
  Resources (1) Background Materials to Understanding Commercial Diplomacy resource 24kb/4pgs
    (2) WTO List of Publications resource 184kb/18pgs
    (3) Understanding the WTO resource 72kb/
    (4) Sketch of GATT Articles resource 64kb/7pgs
    (5) 10 Benefits of the World Trading
System
resource 1012kb/17pgs
    (6) 10 Misunderstandings of the World Trading System resource 696kb/13pgs
  Test Test Questions to WTO in Brief test  
 
III. Analyzing the Issues        
Module 4. Analytical Framework Guide Instructions to Analytical Framework guide  
  Manual A Commercial Diplomat's Brief Guide to
Analyzing a Trade Policy Issue
manual 116kb/18pgs
  Power Point Analyzing the Issues: An Overview power point  
  Resources (1) Background Materials to Analyzing
the Issues
resource 44kb/3pgs
    (2) BATNA Interest Chart Guidelines   32kb/1pg
  Case Study (1) Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study case study 404kb/44pgs
    (2) Analytical Framework Template template to download 48kb/4pgs
    (3) Decision Memorandum Template template to download 1pg
    (4) BATNA Interest Chart Template template to download 32kb/1pg
  Test Test Questions to Analytical Framework test  
 
Module 5. Defining a Trade Policy Issue Guide Instructions to Defining a Trade Policy Issue guide  
  Manual Defining a Trade Policy Issue manual 40kb/3pgs
  PowerPoint Defining a Trade Policy Issue power point 28kb/6slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Defining a Trade Policy Issue test  
    
Module 6. Using Economic Data in Commercial Diplomacy Guide Instructions to Using Economic Data in
Commercial Diplomacy
guide  
  Manual (1) Commercial and Economic Analysis (non-economist) manual 100kb/17pgs
    (2) Making Rule of Thumb Calculations on Economic Effects of Trade Policy Decisions (advanced) manual 200kb/30pgs
  PowerPoint Analyzing the Economic Impact of Trade Policy Decisions: A Basic Primer for Commercial Diplomats power point 68kb/16slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Using Economic Data in C D test  
    
Module 7. Analyzing Trade-Related Domestic Policy Issues Guide Instructions to Defining a Trade Policy Issue guide  
  Manual Analyzing Trade-Related Domestic
Policy Issues
manual 52kb/4pgs
  PowerPoint Analyzing a Trade-Related Domestic
Policy Measure
power point 52kb/12slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Analyzing Trade-Related
Domestic Policy Issues
test  
         
Module 8. Legal Analysis Guide Instructions to Legal Analysis guide  
  Manual Legal Analysis manual 84kb/13 pgs
  PowerPoint Legal Analysis powerpoint 44kb/12slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Legal Analysis test  
         
Module 9. Political Analysis Guide Instructions to Political Analysis guide  
  Manual Analyzing the Politics of Trade manual 224kb/18pgs
  PowerPoint Managing the Politics of Trade powerpoint 56kb/14slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Political Analysis test  
         
Module 10. Developing a Research Strategy IGuide Instructions to Developing a Research Strategy guide  
  Manual Developing a Research Strategy manual 84kb/9pgs
  PowerPoint Developing a Research Strategy powerpoint 36kb/8slds
  Resources Background Materials same as module4 resource  
  Exercise Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Developing a Research Strategy test  
         
Module 11. Completing Analytical Framework Instructions Instructions to Completing Analytical Framework guide  
  Exercise Analytical Framework Exercise exercise  
         
IV. Communicating the Message        
Module 12. Writing as a Professional Tool IGuide Instructions to Writing as a Professional Tool iguide  
  Manual Writing as a Professional Tool manual 200kb/22pgs
  PowerPoint Writing for Commercial Diplomacy powerpoint 108kb/26slds
  Resources Background Materials to Communicating
the Message
resource 40kb/3pgs
  Test Test Questions to Writing as a Professional Tool test  
         
Module 13. Effective Oral Communication Guide Instructions to Effective Oral Communication guide  
  Manual Effective Oral Communication manual 188kb/16pgs
  PowerPoint Public Speaking for Commercial Diplomacy powerpoint 88kb/20slds
  Resources Background Materials to Communicating
the Message
resource  
  Test Test Questions to Effective Oral Communication test  
         
Module 14. Effective Data Presentation Guide Instructions to Effective Data Presentation guide  
  Manual Effective Data Presentation manual 536kb/17pgs
  Resources Background Materials to Communicating
the Message
resource  
  Test Test Questions to Effective Data Presentation test  
         
Module 15. Writing a Decision Memorandum IGuide Instructions to Writing a Decision Memorandum guide  
  Manual Writing a Decision Memorandum manual 64kb/4pgs
  PowerPoint Writing a Decision Memorandum powerpoint 28kb/5slds
  Resources Background Materials to Communicating
the Message
resource  
  Exercise (1) Self Test: Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study exercise  
    (2) Decision Memorandum Exercise exercise  
  Test Test Questions to Writing a Decision Memorandum test  
         
V. Negotiations and Building Consensus        
Module 16. Building Consensus and Managing the Politics of Trade Guide Instructions to Building Consensus and Managing
the Politics of Trade
guide  
  Manual Building Consensus and Managing the Politics of Trade manual 92kb/14pgs
  PowerPoint BATNA Sheet - Basic Ideas powerpoint 40kb/9slds
  Resources Background Materials to Negotiations and Building Consensus resource 32kb/2pgs
  Test Test Questions to Building Consensus
and Managing the Politics of Trade
test  
         
Module 17. Managing the Business/Government Relationship of Trade Guide Instructions to Managing the Business/Government Relationship of Trade iguide  
  Manual Managing the Business/Government Relationship
of Trade
manual 144kb/26pgs
  PowerPoint Managing the Business/Government Relationship
of Trade
powerpoint 120kb/36ppt
  Resources Background Materials to Negotiations and Building Consensus resource  
  Test Test Questions to Managing the Business/Government Relationship of Trade test  
         
Module 18. Negotiations Guide Instructions to Negotiations guide  
  Manual Negotiations manual 424kb/3pgs
  PowerPoint Negotiating Trade Agreements - A Primer powerpoint 92kb/23slds
  Resources (1) Background Materials to Negotiations and
Building Consensus
resource  
    (2) BATNA Basic Form resource 12kb/1pg
    (3) BATNA Guidelines resource 32kb/1pg
  Exercise (1) Instructions to BATNA Submission Exercise instructions 32kb/3pgs
    (2) BATNA Submission Exercise exercise  
    (3) BATNA Answers answer sheet  
  Test Test Questions to Negotiations test  
         
VI. Dispute Settlement        
Module 19. The WTO Dispute Settlement Process Guide Instructions to The WTO Dispute Settlement Process guide  
  Manual The WTO Dispute Settlement Process manual 68kb/7pgs
  PowerPoint The WTO Dispute Settlement System powerpoint 52kb/14slds
  Resources (1) Background Materials to Dispute Settlement resource 44kb/4pgs
    (2) Understanding the WTO, Chapter 3, Settling Disputes resource 1.3mb/8pgs
  Test Test Questions to The WTO Dispute Settlement Process test  
         
Module 20. Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (ADRMS) Guide Instructions to Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms guide  
  Manual ADRMS manual 72kb/8pgs
  PowerPoint ADRMS powerpoint 56kb/24slds
  Resources Background Materials to Dispute Settlement resource  
  Test Test Questions to Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms test  
         
VII. Final Exam/Exercises        
  Guide Instructions to Final Thai-Australian Chicken Case Study Exercises    
  Exercise (1) Final Analytical Framework Exercise exercise  
    (2) Analytical Framework Answers answer sheet  
    (3) Final Decision Memorandum Exercise exercise  
    (4) Decision Memorandum Answers answer sheet  
  Resources Complete Reading List resource  
  Guide Instructions to Final Exam guide  
  Final Exam Final Exam exam  
 

 


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