Certificate in International Development and Social Change

Hours per week

30

Published

10/01/2018

Application Deadline

10/30/2018

Address

460 Pierce Street
Monterey
CA
93940
United States

Description

The Middlebury Institute if International Studies at Monterey is offering an intensive training open to development professionals, career-changers, graduate students, and a limited number of gifted undergraduates. DPMI: Certificate in International Development and Social Change is a professional certificate program for aspiring development and social change practitioners seeking expanded career opportunities in program design, partnering, management, and innovation (DPMI). You’ll gain the program design, evaluation, strategic partnering, and facilitation skills needed to launch a career in international development, becoming part of a global network of over 1,500 DPMI alumni tackling the world’s most pressing problems.

Program modules include:

(1) Designing and Managing Development Projects:Learn to design and assess projects that foster sustainable development. Simulations and case study exercises familiarize students with project development approaches widely used in bilateral and multinational organizations including USAID, the World Bank, and UNDP.

(2) Social Entrepreneurship and Strategic Partnering: Use the tools and techniques of network analysis, strategic partnering, and social entrepreneurship to plan innovative solutions to major development challenges.

(3) Facilitating Participatory Development: Learn the roles of facilitator, trainer, and change agent to transfer skills to communities so they can conduct their own training programs.

DPMI uses a cross-sector approach, taking best practices from the development field and combining these tools with successful concepts drawn from the private sector. The focus of this course is to apply and practice leadership methods within the areas of international development project management and social change. You will learn ground-breaking and ‘tried and true’ tools to solving problems, motivating staff, and establishing partnerships. Use the tools and standards set by major non-profits that break down and quantify processes through the lifespan of a project. Gain critical project management skills. Learn how to put your training into action.

Now accepting applications for Winter 2019:

  • Monterey, CA: January 7 -25, 2019

Final Application Deadline: October 30, 2018

Program Fees:

  • $2,900 for visiting participants
  • $500 for current MIIS and Middlebury College students

(Note: Lodging, food, airfare, visa fees, and other travel costs are not included in program fees) 

Upcoming Trainings in Spring 2019: 

Mombasa, Kenya: April 22 – May 3

Final Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Program Fees:

  • $3,500 for visiting participants (Fee includes shared lodging, food, and some local transportation). 
  • $2,300 for MIIS and Middlebury College students/alumni

Upcoming Trainings in Summer 2019: 

Monterey, CA: May 20 - 31

Program Fees:

  • $2,500 for visiting participants
  • $400 for current MIIS and Middlebury College students

(Note: Lodging, food, airfare, visa fees, and other travel costs are not included in program fees) 

Washington, DC: June 2-7

Program Fee: $2,000 for visiting participants (Note: Lodging, food, airfare, vaccinations, visa fees, and other misc. travel costs not included in program fees. Shared lodging at $60/night maybe available upon request). 

Application Deadline for Monterey and Washington, DC:

Priority Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Final Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

How To Apply

http://go.miis.edu/dpmi

To find our more information visit our website or email us at dpmi@miis.edu


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