Yasmine Touaibia


Businesses Facing Political Challenges

Businesses Facing Political Challenges


The Business and Politics MasterCamp™ is 10 courses that focuse on the complex relationship between business and government. During this course, participants will learn how government policies and decisions can affect business, and how businesses can navigate an ever-changing policy environment.

Topics covered in this MasterCamp™ may include different types of government regulations, tax implications for business, trade and international policies, managing relationships with policy makers and lobbying strategies.

Participants will benefit from the expertise of experienced business and political professionals, and will be able to apply the knowledge gained to their own business or organisation. This MasterCamp™ is ideal for executives, entrepreneurs and professionals seeking to understand how political factors can impact their business and to develop strategies to deal with them


  • This course is designed for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals who are interested in learning about the impact of politics on business operations. There are no specific technical requirements for the course, but participants should have a basic understanding of business operations and management.


This Master class is suitable for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals who want to understand how political challenges can impact their operations. The course is particularly relevant for those who work in industries that are heavily regulated, or those that have operations in countries with unstable political environments.


This MasterCamp™ includes a range of resources such as lecture videos, readings, and case studies. Participants will complete assignments and quizzes to test their understanding of the material. The course includes opportunities for discussion and collaboration with peers and feedback from the instructor. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.


By the end of this MasterCamp™, participants will have gained an understanding of how political systems impact business operations, and be able to identify and manage political risks. They will learn about international trade policies, government regulations, and political instability, and gain insights into how businesses can adapt to these challenges.


Participants will gain skills in political risk management, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement. The course will also develop skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication. Participants will learn how to navigate complex political environments and develop strategies to mitigate political risk.

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My Story

Yasmine Touaibia, PhD, is a seasoned researcher and lecturer who was appointed as the director of the Menton (France) “Sciences Po” campus in December 2019, based on her extensive experience in the education sector. She is a dedicated and passionate educator, evident from her media engagements where she emphasizes the integrity and nobility of teaching as a profession, encouraging educators to explore innovative teaching methods.

Yasmina Touaibia assumed the role of director of the journalism school in March 2015, leveraging her extensive network of academic professionals, entrepreneurs, and local government representatives to bolster the institution’s development and training offerings. Her networking skills also aided in strengthening relations with media and press companies.

Since September 2001, she has been actively teaching at Sophia University in Nice, where she has become a well-respected figure in academia. Her research interests center around the transitions in Arab countries. She has authored two books on Egypt and Saudi Arabia and has been a regular contributor to media discussions on the state of affairs in Algeria, her country of birth, to which she dedicated her doctoral thesis.

Where I’ve Worked

2019 - Now
Director of the Mediterranean and Middle East Campus at Sciences Po
2017 - 2019
Project Manager at the SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM (France)
Lecturer - Nice Sophia Antipolis University (France)

Skills you will gain

Political Sciences

  • Business-Government Relations
  • Policy Environment
  • Government Regulations
  • Lobbying Strategies
  • Political Factors
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