Certificate in Community Development Course
Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS) is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Community Development which starts 1st of every month.
People involved with government, neighborhood groups, social action, overseas aid, schools, local councils, sustainability, Indigenous groups, social services, the arts, business and tourism are all talking about community development as a new way of doing things. This often involves improving and enhancing the conditions and circumstances of local people and helping community groups identify and obtain resources to deal with community problems and aspirations.
This online certificate program is designed for people who currently work in community development and desire to advance their careers as well as those who plan to work or volunteer in this field. You will be equipped with practical tools to meet today’s challenges as project directors, community leaders, grassroots activists, funders, and field workers in community-based organizations and governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
- Basics Concepts of Community Development
- Principles of Community Development
- Community Development: A Process
- Community Organizational Structures
- Leadership Patens
- Strategies for Community Capacity Building, Mobilization and Empowerment
- Cross Cutting Issues in Community Development
Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,
PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email. If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.
After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.
In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.
DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course which Starts 1st every month.
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
COURSE FEE: $500
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS)
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org