Demonstrate your understanding of the different forms development and its management have taken, in theory and in practice
Describe the key concepts, theories and methods that reveal development management as a process that is personal, political and professional
Assess project cycle and stakeholder analysis as a tool used by development managers
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.