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Build your knowledge of the global development sector and discover how development can be managed with this Understanding Global Development Management at The Open University by FutureLearn.

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Overview

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?

Key facts:

In Understanding Global Development Management at The Open University by FutureLearn , 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.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • 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 studing development at postgraduate level.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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