Author: Brinkerhoff, Jennifer
Source: George Washington University
Number of pages: 9
This course is designed to socialize students into the development management profession, and transfer and apply skills specifically developed for international development. In so doing, it will address key theories, perspectives, and approaches of community development, as well as provide training in specific development management tools and processes. More specifically, the objectives are fourfold:
1. Introduce students to the profession of development management, including its history, analytic and applied traditions, and the workings of the international development industry.
2. Survey pertinent theories and issues crucial to understanding the context and approaches to development management.
3. Learn the analytical and strategic tools used in international development program planning and analysis.
4. Provide an opportunity to apply the tools and processes through group work on an actual or hypothetical development initiative.