This course provides practical guidance to IPAs and other institutions with a mandate in investment promotion and facilitation to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and strategic thinking on how recovery can contribute to building back better in line with national and regional development priorities and the Sustainable Development Goals.
This course is designed for a wide range of professionals working for regional, national, and municipal investment promotion agencies or institutions/organizations with a similar mandate. Delegations of two or more participants from the same organization or country are strongly encouraged to take part in the program, in order to support a systemic response to country-specific challenges. This course might also be of particular interest to development practitioners with a specific interest in financing development through FDI investments. Please note that the following requirements are essential to participate in the program: - the ability to use and access a computer with internet - working knowledge of written and spoken English
The course will deep dive into the following topics:
The course will be offered fully online through the ITCILO eCampus over a period of 4 weeks from 07 June to 02 July 2021, for an estimated total of 36 learning hours.
The course consists of three components:
At the end of the cycle of sessions, participants, through group interaction and coaching by the Tutors, will be encouraged to develop a proposal for an institutional action plan outlining how they will sustain the learning beyond the end of the programme.