The Essential Course to Prepare Professionals for Work Opportunities and Careers in International Development

Montreal, October 21-25 2013.


McGill University is pleased to announce the offering of our its successful executive education certificate program,International Development: Bridging The Worlds Of Theory, Policy And Practice. The intensive 5-day course is a practical program designed to provide participants with the requisite knowledge, skills and strategies to prepare themselves for opportunities to work in the expanding field of international development and in a number of international development settings.

This program will be held in Montreal at McGill University’s downtown campus from October 21 – 25 at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, 6th Floor

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Program Objectives and Key Themes
Based on the Institute’s proven standards for multidisciplinary research and teaching, and with the vast array of practical development experience represented by our networks in the public, private and civil society realms, the program will cover:

  • An introduction to international development theories, concepts, approaches, and policy frameworks relating to international development taught by some of the leading university professors and practitioners in the field in North America;
  • Insights into thematic and sectoral issues, including important trends, emerging questions and challenges in international development taught by experienced international development professionals;
  • Insights into how best to leverage one’s existing skills and expertise to pursue opportunities to work in the field of international development including post program support to develop tailor made work plans and ongoing mentorship for participants.