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Introducing international development management

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If you wonder why, when so much development action is taking place, life seems to stay so bad for so many people and you want to be involved in managing development better, this free course, Introducing international development management, is for you.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand conflicting interpretations and implications of ‘development’ through the different conceptualisations of poverty
  • understand the contexts within which development action occurs – from local to global
  • understand a public action approach to development practice
  • understand how to apply a public action approach to a real world context
  • understand the nature of development management.

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