Professional Certificate in Technology and Development
Sustainable Development Goal 17.8 emphasises the importance of technology for sustainable and equitable development, urging nations to ‘enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology’ for least developed countries by 2017.
This course will provide those working in development planning with a clear understanding of the way technological innovation acts as an enabler of sustainable economic growth.
Interactive learning will support participants’ understanding of the key themes around technology for development, such as regulatory frameworks and new trends to incentivise the use of technology within and by governments, as well as the private sector. By examining technological innovations, best practice models and the role of international agreements, participants will leave equipped to implement large-scale change in their organisations, supported by strategic thinking, precise monitoring and evaluation, and stakeholder engagement.
A comprehensive analysis of the principles and dynamics of technology and development will be provided, with subjects to be discussed including:
Experts in the field will lead this training through interactive workshops, lectures and best practice case studies, fostering innovation, creative learning and networking amongst peers.
Upon completion of this week-long course and subsequent successful completion of CMI written tasks, the successful candidate will be awarded a Level 7 CMI certificate in Management & Leadership showing the CMI units achieved. The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. The professional qualifications offered by the Institute are internationally recognised and sought after.