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Results-Based Project Management

IDB ( Inter-American Development Bank ) via edX Professional Certificate

Overview

Promoting economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean depends on many factors; and some of the most important ones for successful projects are the efficiency and effectiveness in the management of development projects and programs; achieving project goals and deliverables.

This professional certificate examines the inter-related components of public policy planning, project planning, activities, management, evaluation, and project risks that can positively impact the project life cycle of socio-economic development initiatives.

It emphasizes the importance and value of being equally equipped with a critical understanding of the project scope, the project environment, and how data analysis, project management, and risk management fosters effective decision-making in the delivery of public services within developing countries.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Data for Effective Policy Making

Take control of data and gain a better understanding of the tools used in public policy planning, management, and evaluation.



Course 2: Risk Management in Development Projects

Learn to preemptively manage positive and negative events that may affect the execution of a development project.



Course 3: Project Management for Development

A MOOC developed in collaboration with the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF). Learn best practices for managing projects that promote economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean.



Courses

Taught by

Vanessa Sayos del Castillo, Ernesto Mondelo, Santiago Fretes, Allan Quijano, Norma Palomino, Ivette Fis de Melo and Claudia Baca

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