Inclusive Policy Design

In today’s rapidly changing world, understanding and navigating the intricacies of public policy and governance are essential for effective decision-making and societal progress. This course explores different frameworks to offer diverse perspectives on policy formulation. 

Innovative Methods for Policy Analysis

This course aims to foster an understanding of analysis in policymaking, cultivating critical consumers of policy analysis, and equipping participants with skills to craft professional policy analysis papers. Through practical exercises and real-world examples, they’ll learn to identify data sources, establish criteria, assess alternatives, and make informed policy recommendations.

Policy Innovation & Entrepreneurship

In a dynamic world where policy challenges abound, the class equips aspiring changemakers with the skills and mindset needed to drive innovative and effective policy solutions, empowering them to be a proactive agent of change, capable of shaping policy landscapes and addressing pressing societal issues.

Information Maladies in Digital World

An introduction to the digital information landscape. This course explores challenges and opportunities of social media for socio-political development. It also touches upon the debates on dis/misinformation, hate speech, and how they can be alleviated.

Climate Crises in Anthropocene 

Climate change, a defining challenge of our era, intertwines scientific understanding and societal response. This course delves into the intricate web of climate science, politics, and societal perspectives,equipping participants with a holistic perspective on climate change, fostering informed discussions and enabling effective engagement with this pressing concern at the intersection of science and society.


In today’s volatile, complex, and ambiguous environment, staying ahead is essential. Foresight training can be your strategic compass, illuminating emerging trends, guiding future directions, and addressing uncertainties. In an era defined by rapid change and unforeseen challenges, mastering foresight is paramount. 

Foresight training is suitable for both the private and public sector. Imagine a world where you proactively shape the future, not merely react to it!

Chiang Mai Stories: Igniting Minds, Transforming Policies

Embark on a journey of discovery with our Comparative Policy Study and Policy Lab. Dive into immersive experience-based study in the heart of Chiang Mai, where onsite training unlocks the power of creating policy dialogues. Join us and be part of a global community of policy change-makers as you explore this vibrant city. Together, we’re turning stories into solutions.

  • Urban policy: urban planning, architecture, heritage
  • Social policy: ethnic issues, land rights, food security, transboundary issues, PM 2.5, human security, migration
  • Environmental policy: coffee industry, biodiversity, PM 2.5 

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