In seeking to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the international development community has become increasingly aware of the need to re-evaluate accepted concepts of development. In doing so, donors and international NGOs are keen to ensure their programmes are designed to support continuing and ongoing development.
With this in mind, we have selected a group of courses designed to look specifically at sustainable development, and at the development industry as a whole. You can analyse how sustainable development can be both defined and measured, and how development projects can be designed in order to ensure sustainability. We also provide courses analysing the economic models and institutions associated with the international development industry, and the influence they have on public policy and on society at large. Finally, there are courses that assessing the impact of particular mechanisms and tools within the context of development, such as ICTs.
This range of courses is of particular use both to those who find themselves in the position of contributing to policy or programme design, and to those interested in gaining insight into the thinking that influences current development practice around the globe.
As with other DL4D courses, each of these can be taken individually. Each course may also contribute towards the completion of a post-graduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters’-level qualification from the relevant institution. Contact the Course Director of the courses you are interested in for further information.View all Sustainable Development courses