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Global challenges in practice: designing a development intervention

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Global challenges in practice: designing a development intervention

This free short course addresses the key elements of designing a development intervention. Its approach to ‘doing development’ will be value led rather than technical. There is a wealth of material teaching a technical approach to development intervention. This course seeks to shift the balance back to a value based approach to doing development. It will be rich with the voices of the poor and advocate for a particular approach to development, namely adaptive management. The course will be open to all with the only prerequisite an interest in how to do development differently.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand why development interventions need managing 
  • be familiar with the different elements of the project cycle 
  • explore the adaptive management approach to development interventions
  • explore alternative methods to evaluate a development intervention.

First Published: 20/03/2024

Updated: 20/03/2024

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