Executive Education in Communication and Media

Develop your skills in media, strategic communication, and marketing

NU-Q's intensive masterclasses help adult professionals advance in their careers. Each year, we offer various short programs in:

  • Strategic Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sports Communication
  • Health Communication
  • Communication for Conflict Resolution
  • Risk Communication

2019-20 Masterclasses

September 22, 2019 - October 1, 2019
Executive Ed Masterclass

Using Data Analytics for Marketing Communication

Develop and implement effective marketing communication strategies with data analytics.
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October 7, 2019 - October 9, 2019
Executive Ed Masterclass

Executing and Analyzing a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy

This executive education course will investigate how to design, launch, and assess social media marketing campaigns.
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October 27, 2019 - October 29, 2019
Executive Ed Masterclass

Corporate Social Responsibility & Organizational Reputation

Masterclass October 27-29, 2019, Doha, Qatar: The course explores why and how businesses pursue CSR in an effective manner.
This event has passed.
February 2, 2020 - February 4, 2020
Executive Ed Masterclass

Effective Deal‐Making: Overcoming Conflict and Maximizing Outcomes

Develop your negotiation and conflict resolution skills in this professional masterclass
March 22, 2020 - March 24, 2020
Executive Ed Masterclass

Cybersecurity for Journalists and Strategic Communication Practitioners

This course will examine cybersecurity strategies that media organizations and individuals should implement to safeguard themselves
April 5, 2020 - April 7, 2020
Executive Ed Masterclass

Branding Management and Strategy in Tourism and Hospitality

Learn how to implement a successful tourism branding strategy with techniques that will increase need and maximize sales and ROI

Curriculum & Details

a curriculum designed for working adults

Our masterclasses range from 2-5 days and blend deep knowledge with practical skills. These short courses are delivered at convenient times for professionals who work full time.

Participants develop expertise and hone skills that facilitate their professional growth for success and enhance their efforts to transform their organizations. 

Learn from our state-of-the-art campus in qatar

Masterclasses are offered at the Qatar campus of Northwestern University, one of the world’s leading educational institutions.

The campus, located in Education City, offers state-of-the-art facilities and an extensive library for media, communication, and marketing materials.

Network and connect with peers in the industry

Our programs offer students a chance to connect one-on-one with industry professionals through small class sizes.

Classes taught by industry experts

Influential local and international experts employ innovative approaches and immersive teaching technologies to ensure that participants can fully engage with the content and gain the highest benefits from their learning experience in the program.

exclusive access to continuing development

All participants have access to the NU-Q Executive Education Learning Community, which provides participants with a variety of tools conducive to their professional development, including:

  • a year of continued support
  • use of the NU-Q Library
  • one-on-one consultations with instructors
  • access to a virtual learning environment where you can download various articles, materials, and resources that you can bring back to your organizations 

In-house training

We also provide in-house training and support for organizations, as well as consultancy in areas such as strategic communication, sports communication, and health communication.

Contact exec.ed@qatar.northwestern.edu for details.