“There are now more billionaires than ever: 2,781 in all, 141 more than last year and 26 more than the record set in 2021. They’re richer than ever, worth $14.2 trillion in aggregate, up by $2 trillion from 2023 and $1.1 trillion above the previous record, also set in 2021. Two-thirds are worth more than a year ago.” - Forbes Richest World's Billionaires List, 2024.

Welcome to “Global Geo-Political Futures”, the third in our online series offered by Global Futures Education completing the suite of online courses on the grand global challenges we face and offering solutions.

Global geo-political challenges are complex and seemingly intractable. This self-paced, online course will introduce you to the growing global challenge of economic disparity; the increase in wars, conflicts and terrorism; and the links between these challenges and exponential technology development.

The course counters these challenges, empowering you with solutions such as the circular economy; collaboration, diplomacy and education as pathways to active peace; and the human-centred, ethical turn in technology.

Course Content includes 12 Lessons across 3 Modules:
1. Transforming Economics
2. War and Peace
3. Technology Futures.

Each Module includes two lessons on challenges, and two on solutions. The Full Course includes the three Modules. Or you can buy individual Modules.

The Course Content incorporates over 100 learning resources, including:
  • 12 Lessons over 3 Modules: Transforming Economics, War and Peace, Technology Futures.
  • Four lessons per Module, two on the challenges, two addressing the solutions.
  • 12 Instructor videos (one per Lesson) to guide you through the Course Content and Resources .
  • Over 40 expert videos
  • Over 50 expert articles/reports
  • Links to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relevant to Transforming Economics, War and Peace, Technology Futures. (SDG 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 16).
  • Certificate of Completion.
TO ENROL in the full Course or any of the Modules, click here.