Global Development in Practice: Designing an Intervention

Gain a framework for analysing development management practice

What are the challenges of development? How do we overcome them? This postgraduate qualification addresses the complexities of development and will help you build the skills needed to manage these challenges.

This degree builds on the global agenda for sustainable development and assumes that development management is a political and ethical process. It addresses how to achieve goals in contexts affected by conflicts of interests, values, and agendas.

You’ll learn skills related to strategic thinking, research, advocacy, and policymaking that are necessary for a career as a development manager.

Build the skills needed by a development manager and learn to analyse the complex contexts in which development takes place with this postgraduate certificate.

Provided ByThe Open University
Type of providerHE Institution
Provided atonline
Learning opportunity typeMOOC
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Start date2022-10-03
End date2023-07-31
Workload in hours570
Admission procedureHigher Education enrolment
Price details3550
Assessments3 Tutor-marked assignments (TMAs); End-of-module assessment
Type of credentialGeneric
ISCEDF Code04 - Business, administration and law
Learning settingsformal learning
Learning outcomeGlobal Development Management
By the end of your studies, you have studied the:
  • different conceptualisations of development and its management in theory and practice
  • key concepts and theories that reveal development management as a process that is personal, political and professional
  • tools, methods and frameworks for investigation and analysis aimed at informing development policy and practice.
Assessor typeTeacher
Assessment formatManual grading
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