Understanding Global Development Management

Online Course

Future Learn
Understanding Global Development Management

What is the course about?

Understanding Global Development Management
The course Understanding Global Development Management is an online class provided by The Open University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Build your knowledge of the global development sector and discover how development can be managed with this online course.
Course description
  • Get a taste of the Open University’s Global Development Management degree
  • 2 weeks
  • Development can mean different things to different people. For development managers around the world, it’s about the process of bringing about change and achieving social justice. But how can development be managed and what tools do development managers need?
  • In this course, you will discuss the answers to these questions and boost your understanding of development management as a whole. As you learn to unpack what development management is, you will recognise the complexities and political nature of development. You will also apply a development management tool to a real-world context.
  • An explanation of what development management and development are
  • A story of development management
  • An opportunity to engage with development management and consider mitigating unconscious bias
  • The practice of development management and the rights to manage development for others
  • The project cycle and a stakeholder analysis tool
  • Experience studying development at postgraduate level.
  • This course is for anyone interested in or already working in the development sector. It will act as a guide for those thinking of moving into development work.
  • The Open University
  • The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

Prerequisites & Facts

Understanding Global Development Management

Course Topic

Geopolitics, Politics & Society, Social Issues

University, College, Institution

The Open University

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Understanding Global Development Management

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / The Open University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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